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New process for very experienced HDR Supervisors

All staff who wish to be appointed as an HDR Supervisor must have HDR30 HDR Supervision Orientation on their HR Online record. Most new staff at MQ will need to complete HDR30 in iLearn

Very experienced HDR Supervisors a...

October 21, 2018

The new MQ HDR Supervision Policy revised supervisory categories. One new addition was the Research Masters Supervisor.

What existed before?

The previous HDR Supervision Policy was written before the introduction of the MRes. This meant that a policy vacuum existed in re...

September 27, 2018

During 2015-2018 I lead the transformation of the HDR Supervision Enhancement Program at Macquarie University. When I joined MQ the Enhancement Program was characterised by a compliance-based, teacher-centred off-the-job training model. My broad brief was to develop a...

During 2018 A/P Bill Ashraf is implementing a Pilot of the Associate Fellowship Training Pathway as the first step in the HDR Supervision Fellowship Program at Macquarie University.

As part of this Pilot on 3rd July A/P Merilyn Childs (aka Digital Paddock) facilitated...

July 2, 2018

Please find below the ppt slide that provides an outline of the HDR55 Build Evidence of Good Practice workshop I held recently for academic and professional staff engaged in the Associate Fellow Training Pathway. 

January 25, 2018

Over the last few days I've had a number of emails from colleagues who are established MQ HDR Supervisors.  Questions have concerned the ‘Retrospective Awarding of 'HDR Supervision Orientation 2018and the course 'HDR30'.

The following MQ staff have automatically...

January 25, 2018

Over the last few days I've had a number of emails from colleagues who are new to MQ HDR Supervision.  Your mandatory orientation to HDR Supervision will be online and you will be asked to complete a number of tasks (estimate time - approx 6.5 hours) using the iLearn p...

December 12, 2017

Building an Academic/Professional Portfolio - HDR Supervision

In 2018 I'll be facilitating a number of (repeat) workshops that engage academic & professional staff in conversations about building an eportfolio in the context of HDR Supervision. The workshops are include...

December 9, 2017

In late 2017 the MQSR ceased being used to register Principal Supervisors. Appointment to an HDR supervision role in 2018 will involve a new process that does not use the MQSR. The historic practice of remaining 'current' on the MQSR will be phased out when (and we ass...

November 27, 2017

Replacing the MQSR with PURE

In 2017 a new digital space was introduced at MQ, called the Research Hub. Earlier this year I wrote that the Research Hub (PURE) would replace our use of the MQSR. In late 2017 the retirement of the MQSR was accelerated - the code is so old...

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