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Responsibilities of the Supervisor

Before accepting a graduate student, it is the responsibility of the supervisor to ensure the availability of adequate space and facilities for the planned work.  In addition, there should be a reasonable expectation of continuing grant support. The supervisor should also provide  a) advice on the selection of projects to ensure that the proposed project is not of undue length and will lead to results publishable in a high quality journal;  b) guidance in making logical critical interpretation of scientific data; c) guidance in writing scientific English with skill; d) assistance in acquiring, in addition to technical skills, an historical perspective in neuroscience; e) assistance the student's career development; f) help in the preparation of material for presentation at meetings; g) introductions to members of the professional research community; h) review and approval of the thesis before it is submitted to the Advisory Committee.