Students will have to work with an academic advisor when working on an honours thesis, writing a Masters paper, or completing a PhD. Effectively managing a working relationship with your advisor is important so that you enjoy the experience and get your project finished on time. It can also help you develop skill for any future working relationships.
Some typical kinds of conflict students report having with their advisor include:
This module will look at two examples of a conflict between PhD students Dani and Jason and their advisors about the papers they have worked on and would like to have published.
It’s clear from this video that Dani is not happy about her situation. Let’s consider the following steps and have a look at how Dani could deal with this conflict.