Research Supervisor Seminar Series - Mental Health Awareness for Supervisors (online)
Duration 2 hours
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy and forms part of the Research Supervisor Seminar Series

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. 

Target Audience: University staff involved in research supervision (either formally or informally)

Course Description:

This interactive session is aimed at empowering supervisors to effectively support their PGRs when experiencing mental health issues. The session will include:

  • Raising awareness of common mental health difficulties that a PGR may experience
  • Ways you can support your supervisee, including linking them into other support services
  • Maintaining the boundaries of the supervisory role and protecting your own mental health
  • Discussions in breakout rooms with examples of scenarios that you may encounter as a supervisor

Speakers: Alice Haslam, Sandra Rose, Fiona Moffatt and Ada Hui

Process: Webinar - Panel presentations and discussion

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience any difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at

Access MS Teams
Attend the course at the specified date and time
Use MS Teams chat box function
Watch and listen to the course tutor(s) and/or other attendees
Follow presentation slides during the course

Booking Conditions 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded.
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