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Dr Yuriy Pankratov

Dr Yuriy Pankratov

Dr Yuriy Pankratov
University of Warwick
Who is your scientific inspiration and why?

Sir Ernest Rutherford, for his talents to ask right scientific questions and inspire his younger colleagues

In three words or phrases how would you describe your supervision style?

guiding, understanding and goal-driven

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

I prefer to take responsibility for your technical training at first, leading to more independence later.

Progression monitoring and management:

Although I expect you to be highly motivated to take full ownership of your progression, I like to be kept up to date – this will help to provide an efficient guidance and advice

Communication:

I am happy to discuss any issues that are impacting your ability to fulfil your potential and our expectations.

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

At least once per fortnight

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 week

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 fortnight

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 fortnight

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 3 or 4 days per week.

My expectation of PhD student working patterns?

Work in my lab requires being present on site (laboratory) during the core hours [10am – 6pm, 3-4 days a week].

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.