Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and a summary of the changes from the previous version of the document. Please note that the Unit Head listed on this page is the current owner of this policy and may not reflect the University position/staff member who owned this policy at the time of publication.

Supervision of Research Candidates Procedures

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 29th January 2021 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 29th January 2022 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Senate The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 29th January 2021 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Unit Head Janice Aldrich-Wright
Dean, Graduate Studies and Researcher Development
46203218
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Enquiries Contact Janice Aldrich-Wright
Dean, Graduate Studies and Researcher Development
46203218
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

28/04/2022: Position name changed from Dean, Graduate Studies and Research Development (Dean, GS & RD) to Dean, Graduate Studies and Researcher Development (Dean, GS & RD)


7 February 2022 – System Administrator Fix – the title for the associated document “Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research” was updated to include the year 2018 as per the correct title for the Code. 


10/5/2021 – System Administrator Fix – update the placeholders for Research and Higher Degrees Committee; Research Studies Committee; and Research Committee from the Division-based record to the Committee-based record.


The Supervision of Research Candidates Procedures is a new document with procedural clauses taken from the revised Supervision of Research Candidates Policy. - Addition of a new clause (5)b: requiring Indigenous supervisor with workload to be included on the supervisory panel of Indigenous HDR candidates. - New clause (13)c: Participation in Indigenous cultural competency training and training focused on Indigenous Research Methodologies. - Addition of a new clause (16)e: ensuring the primary supervisors ensures candidates are familiar with the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research. Sub-Clauses l, m, and n requiring the primary supervisor to report foreign interference influences on international HDR candidates, and domestic HDR candidates conducting research overseas to the PVC Research. - Clause (21): industry supervisors do not need to be in the register. Clause (22) as part of the industry supervisor orientation they will be provided with the Research Code of Practice; relevant HDR policies, processes and procedures, Research Ethics Policy; and the relevant Degree Policy. - Clauses (23) to (25): new addition of the end user advisor. - Clauses (26) to (30): procedures removed from the previous version of the policy. - Addition of new Clause (32): introducing how issues of conflict and grievances between supervisors and candidates will be managed.



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