Janet oversees research supervisor support and development though the implementation of a support framework at UCD, delivering the university-wide research supervisor training programme (RSSDp) and strategic initiatives supporting the recognition, enhancement and professionalisation of research supervisory practice. Through Transferable Skills development for doctoral students her work also aims to enhance research student and supervisor experience, areas on which she can happily advise.
Emer supports UCD’s graduate research education policy and strategy development which aligns to the National Framework for Doctoral Education. Emer can provide advice in all aspects of graduate education and governance of graduate education in the university.
Ioanna provides key administrative support to the unit. She manages the Transferable Skills and the Research Supervisor Support and Development programmes, and is Project Lead of the UCD ThesisIn3 competition and the annual GradsCONNECT event. She is also responsible for the maintenance of the Graduate Studies webpages.