Mentoring at Durham has evolved organically based on research and best practice across the sector, the links below give background reading, resources and tools collected over this time to help you get started either in mentoring personally or in starting mentoring schemes.
Approaches adopted successfully in other University departments
Scholarly articles on mentoring practice and outcome evaluation
Case studies to use when training mentors
Generic guidelines as a starting point for developing departmental guidelines for mentoring
Materials on launching a departmental mentoring scheme
Generic Resources on mentoring academic and research staff
Tools and models useful in framing mentoring discussions