WGS Lunch Workshops for PhD Supervisors

Course schedule

Dates Start time End time Location Coordinator registrations
2 June 2022 (IN-PERSON)
Quality of PhD supervision: How do PhD supervisors want to be evaluated? In frame of tenure track and the new PhD system Hora Finita
12:15 13:45 FORUM building, room B0417, Droevendaalsesteeg 2, Building 102, Wageningen Campus Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS) 50 / 50 Registration ended at 23/05/2022

Course description

Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS) cordially invites all supervisors of PhD candidates at Wageningen University to attend the WGS lunch workshops for PhD supervisors in the new academic year.

In these workshops supervisors discuss specific topics and issues with regard to supervision.

General structure of the workshops:

  • Introduction by WGS organisers
  • Short story by invited speaker/expert
  • Discussion
  • Synthesis led by WGS organisers 

The lunch workshops are organised as a live event with lunch on the first Thursday of the even months, 12.15 – 13.45 hrs. You will receive more information also about the venue on a later date.

Topics lunch workshops

Publication ethics and PhD candidates

Topic: Presentation of the WUR Guidelines and what they mean for publishing with PhD candidates

Time to degree

Topic: Expectations management, realistic ambitions, process planning, incentives

Attracting and selecting the best PhD candidate

Topic: Best practices selection procedures, how to assess quality, how to take diversity and inclusion issues into account

Quality of PhD supervision

Topic: How do PhD supervisors want to be evaluated? In frame of tenure track and the new PhD system Hora Finita

The workhops are including catered lunch, you can mention your dietary wishes upon registration (access the registraton form via Apply above).


The workshop is free of charge, but note the cancellation conditions below.

Cancellation conditions:

Until 1 month before the start of the course, you can cancel free of charge. If you cancel after this date:
• When you do not have a valid reason or do not show up you will be charged with €50.
• When you have a valid reason (circumstances beyond your control), you will not be charged. In this case a written statement of your superior is required.

Note: If you would like to cancel your registration, ALWAYS inform us. Someone else may still be able to take your spot.


General Information

Target Group: Staff (supervisiors)
Group size: maximum 50
Course duration: 1.5 hrs
Language: English
Credit points: NA
Venue: See course schedule

For more information please contact WGS (wgscourses@wur.nl)