The PhD masterclass is presented by Hugh Kearns, a world leader in doctoral education, who runs highly sought-after programmes for researcher and research students at leading universities and research institutes around the world. Articles based on his work have been published in the journal Nature. He is based in Adelaide, Australia and an Ag Science graduate from UCD.
This PhD Masterclass, specifically designed for the Agri Food Graduate Development Programme, will draw on his most popular programs and will cover all the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in your PhD and beyond. This is an opportunity not to be missed.
The topics covered will include:
- The seven secrets of highly successful research students
- Turbocharging your writing
- Planning your PhD
- Communicating the impact of your research
- Defeating self-sabotage
- case studies from the Agri Food Sector
In addition to the programme participants will receive twelve weeks of follow-up email coaching to help put the good ideas into practice.
Hugh Kearns is recognised internationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. He regularly lectures at universities across the world and has recently returned from lecture tours of the UK and the US which included lectures at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Berkeley and Stanford.
His areas of expertise include self-management, positive psychology, work-life balance, learning and creativity. He draws on over 25 years of experience as a leading training and development professional within the corporate, financial, education and health sectors in Ireland, Scotland, North America, New Zealand and Australia. He has coached individuals, teams and executives in a wide range of organisations in the public and private sectors.
Hugh lectures and researches at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. He is widely recognised for his ability to take the latest research in psychology and education and apply it to high-performing people and groups. As a co-author with Maria Gardiner, he has published ten books which are in high demand both in Australia and internationally.
This module will take place in UCD.