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The importance of the Training and Supervision Plan

In this video PhD supervisors and students discuss the importance of having a Training and Supervision Plan (TSP).

In this video PhD supervisors and students discuss the importance of having a Training and Supervision Plan (TSP). This is a document that describes both the research project – including a plan with milestones and agreements on supervision – and the training programme that the PhD student will follow throughout the trajectory.

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