Successful student supervision

Do you supervise students? Do you find the responsibility daunting? Do you know how to avoid problems? Or solve them if they appear?

Join the workshop on “Successful Student Supervision” on February 20 2014 from 9.30 to 15.30 at Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics (University of Oslo). The workshop is aimed at postdocs who would like to improve their student supervision skills, and is organised by the Nordic Network for Early Career Researchers in Astrophysics ( (sponsored by ITA). To sign up, please fill out this form before Feb 10 (but the sooner, the better):

Approximate programme outline

9:30 Welcome
9:30 Should postdocs supervise students? (Prof. Øystein Elgarøy and Dr. Håkon Dahle, ITA)
10:00 Students and how they learn (Ass. Prof. Christine Lindstrøm, Faculty of Education and International Studies at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences)
10:45 Students at ITA (Prof. Hans Kristian Eriksen, ITA)
11:00 Good student projects (Prof. Emeritus Egil Leer)
12:30 Lunch (sponsored by ITA)
13:30 Meet the experts (students!)
13:45 Good supervision practice (Prof. Emeritus Egil Leer)
15:30 Evaluation

If you have any questions, please contact Signe Riemer-Sørensen (

Published Feb. 4, 2014 9:48 AM - Last modified Mar. 28, 2019 10:34 AM