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Dr Davor Pavlovic

Dr Davor Pavlovic

Dr Davor Pavlovic
University of Birmingham
In three words or phrases how would you describe your supervision style?

Supportive, Collaborative, Outcome-oriented

In one or two sentences please describe your strategies regarding the following.
Provision of training:

Your training will be supervised by myself and where appropriate by my experienced post docs/PhD students.

Progression monitoring and management:

I meet weekly with all the students where we discuss method development/data generation/results. Where necessary, we meet sometimes even meet on a daily basis.

Communication:

I am happy to discuss any issues that are impacting your ability to fulfil your potential or my/our expectations. My office doors are always open. 

How often do your PhD students see you in a timetabled group meeting?

At least once per week

In year 1 of PhD study, how often do your PhD students have a scheduled >30 minute 1:1 meeting with you?

At least once per month

In year 2 of PhD study, how often do your PhD students have a scheduled >30 minute 1:1 meeting with you?

At least once per month

In year 3 of PhD study, how often do your PhD students have a scheduled >30 minute 1:1 meeting with you?

At least once per month

What form do your 1:1 meetings with PhD students take?

Face to face (if allowed under current health and safety advice)

Open door policy?

Yes, I am usually contactable for an instant response (if required) on every working day.

My expectation of PhD student working patterns?

The timing of work in my lab is completely flexible, and (other than attending pre-arranged meetings), I expect students to manage their own time.

Notice for feedback (e.g. on reports, manuscript drafts, thesis chapters)?

I need at least 1 week’s notice to provide feedback on written work of up to 5000 words.