This set of resources helps you
- answer the most common or challenging questions from research candidates
- enhance the motivation, resilience, and expertise of candidates
These resources will help you accommodate diverse candidates and diverse questions.
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|Imparts some insights on how to assist and support Indigenous candidates|
|Helps supervisors accommodate candidates, and other people, from diverse communities more effectively--by adopting a mindset called cultural humility|
|Answer the common questions that research candidates might ask. Candidates feel more supported if supervisors can answer their questions, even administrative questions that might seem tiresome to most academics.|
Identifying and responding to mental health problems
As a research supervisor, you are not expected to be a counsellor or a mental health practitioner. Nevertheless, you might need to manage and respond to the mental health problems of some research students. These documents may help you achieve this goal.
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|Helps people identify, manage, and prevent suicidal tendencies in other individuals|
|Helps people identify and manage panic attacks in other individuals|
|Helps people learn how to respond to aggressive behaviour|
Maintaining respectful relationships and preventing problems, such as sexual harassment
Sexual harassment has become an increasingly significant issue at universities. You might feel this issue is not relevant to you. You might perceive yourself as too kind to be a perpetrator or too resilient to be a target. But, these assumptions demonstrate limited awareness of both the complexities and nuances of this issue.
|You should thus read this document to appreciate some of the nuances around sexual harassment|