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Research Information Network – Call to Postgraduate Researchers

The RIN are conducting an important study that looks at how postgraduate researchers develop the information skills they need for their resarch and future careers.

This survey investigates the experiences of research students (PhD, DPhil, etc) with respect to a particular aspect of research: the information handling skills and knowledge required in their subject. The survey should take 10-15 minutes to complete.

 Benefits of completing the survey:

    * you will be contributing to an understanding of best supervisory practice

    * you will have a chance to reflect on your own knowledge, skills and opportunities for improvement

    * you will have the opportunity to enter a prize draw for a £100 Amazon voucher

 Please go to http://www.rin.ac.uk/research-student-survey to start.

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Research Information Network – Call to PhD supervisors

RIN Survey of PhD supervisors

Do you supervise research postgraduates? How do you feel about the place and role of PhD supervisors in the drive to ensure that research students possess the necessary level of information literacy to pursue their careers successfully in academia and beyond?

RIN would like to invite you to take part in a survey which investigates the experiences of supervisors with respect to their research students’ (PhD, DPhil, etc) knowledge and skills in information handling. The survey should take 15-25 minutes to complete.

 Benefits of completing the survey:

     * you will be helping to promote good practice in developing research skills for research students

    * you will be shaping recommendations on how support for supervisors and research students can be enhanced

    * you will have the opportunity to enter a prize draw for a £100 Amazon voucher

 Please go to http://www.rin.ac.uk/supervisor-survey to start.

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