Building Bridges: Fostering healthier relationships between supervisors and postgraduate candidates

Organised by WREN

Date: November 24, 2023

Time:9am - 10.30 am AEST

Location: Online


 Join us for an engaging and informative free event focused on transforming the dynamics between supervisors and postgraduate candidates to enhance mental well-being and productivity in postgraduate programs.

Keynote Presentation

Our postdoctoral expert, Dr. Samanta Pereira, will kick off the event with the main takeaways from her PhD research on supervision experiences.

Panel Discussion

Hear from Brazilian and Australian postgraduate candidates, along with two experts in the field. They will share their experiences and best practices to build healthier relationships within postgraduate programs.

  • Prof. Honglin Chen, Deputy Dean of Graduate Research at University of Wollongong (UOW)
  • Prof. Marília Arreguy, Professor at UFF and Researcher at Université Paris Sorbonne Cité
  • Dr Rachel Burke, Deputy Head of School (Research Training and Education) at University of Newcastle
  • Rogean Soares, President of the Brazilian Association of Postgraduate Students (ANPG) and a PhD candidate in Public Health at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Emily Keough, Training and Development Coordinator at the Graduate Research School, UOW, and a PhD candidate in Psychology
  • Moderator is Dr Emily Yap, Research Fellow at UOW and Chair of WREN

Brazil time: Thursday 23 November 7 pm

Australia time: Friday, 24 November 9 am