Supervisor Day, November 8th 2021

The supervisor day is an event for inspiration and knowledge transfer for supervisors at the Faculty for Science and Technology. There will be ample opportunity to network with colleagues that are involved in doctoral education. Together we can make our doctoral programmes even better!

The theme of the day is: Problems in PhD supervision – how to avoid them and what to do if it goes astray

This afternoon aims to provide you as a supervisor with strategies how to prevent and manage difficult situations that may arise with doctoral students. Subjects that will be addressed are communication, expectations and demands and the different views on supervision as well as who is responsible for what when it comes to the working environment.

Mikal Björkström, psychologist at Feelgood, Pernilla Jansson, human resources strategist, and Frank Dignum, professor and experienced supervisor, will be leading the seminar together with Frank Drewes professor and Frankie Ekerholm, faculty office coordinator at the Dean's Office.

The supervisor day will be conducted in English. The event will be at Väven, November 8, 13.00-16.30. Deadline for registration is 1st of November. Register here:

Welcome to the 2nd Supervisor Day!

The Supervisor Day 2019

The Supervisor Day 2019 will take place on Tuesday, May 4 at. 13.00-16.30, P5 The weave.

The Supervisor Day is a day for inspiration and knowledge exchange for everyone who is interested in educational issues at the doctoral education level.

The Supervisor Day is intended for everyone who is a supervisor in doctoral education. The day will include both presentations, workshops and opportunities for discussions.

There will be ample opportunity for networking with colleagues who are involved in the doctoral education in different ways. Together we can improve our expertise, thereby making our doctoral education even better!

The day is arranged by the faculty committee for doctoral education.

The Supervisor Day will be held in English.

Preliminary programme
13.00-13.15 Welcome
13.15-14.00 Keynote speaker Eva Silfver: Gender and power in research education
14.00-14.30 Coffee and discussions
14.30-16.00 Three parallell workshops:
• Research ethics and supervision - How to make sure that ethical standards are followed in the whole research group? Daniella Cutas (who teach our PhD students in research ethics) and Jack Lysholm (member of Centrala etikprövningsnämnden).
• Forskarstudier på lika villkor. Fakultetens handläggare för lika villkor Caroline Blomquist och universitetslektor Maria Berge. (På svenska)
• Strategic collaborations for better research. Coordinator Anna-Lill Drugge, External Relations Office.

Registration is closed. Please contact Susanne Vikström,

Welcome to the first Supervisor Day!



Frankie Ekerholm,
Faculty Office coordinator
Phone: 090-786 74 38

Susanne Vikström