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The Making of Supervisors

Stan Taylor
Lucas Zinner

Stan Taylor has published several books and papers on Doctoral Supervision and Doctoral Education. In this podcast he talks to Lucas Zinner about supervision training, the assessment of the PhD all around the world, and what his motivation is to engage so passionately in this area.


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Stans latest publications:

Taylor, S. and Clegg, K. (2021) Towards a Framework for the Recognition of Good Supervisory Practice. In A. Lee and R. Bongaardt   (Eds.) The Future of Doctoral Research: Challenges and Opportunities. London,   Routledge: 24-238.

Taylor, S. (2021) Towards Describing the Doctoral Education Landscape. UK  Council for Graduate Education.  Available on-line at
Taylor, S. and Humphrey, R. (2021) A Guide for Research Supervisors in  Organisations Outside Higher Education. UK Council for Graduate Education. Available on-line at  

Taylor, S., Kiley M. and Holley, K.A. [Eds.] (2021) The Making of Doctoral Supervisors. London, Routledge. For  details please go to 

Kumar, S., Kumar, V. & Taylor, S. (2020) A Guide to Online Supervision. UK Council  for Graduate  Education.  Available on-line at  

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