The Graduate School is hosting Hugh Kearns from Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia to present five workshops on February 20th to February 22nd, 2012.

Hugh Kearns is best known as a lecturer and researcher with international expertise in the area of self-management. He draws on the latest research in psychology and education and applies this to high performing groups such as Ph.D. students, academic staff, medical professionals and senior executives. He has lectured regularly at universities across Australia, the UK, Ireland and the U.S. He has received a national teaching award in recognition of his innovative approach and outstanding outcomes.

Three of these workshops are designed for only Ph.D. candidates at any point in their candidature

  • The 7 Secrets of highly successful doctoral candidates (offered twice)
  • Turbocharging Your Writing

The other two workshops are designed for all graduate students:

  • Presenting Your Research with Confidence
  • Using Idea Maps/Mind Maps in Your Research

Mr. Kearns is also offering one workshop for PhD advisors on February 20th, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm:

  • Creating the 7 Secrets for PhD advisors

Attached are five flyers with descriptions of the workshops.  Emails have been sent to graduate students.  Please share this email with your faculty advisors. Please print and post the flyers in your common areas for everyone to notice.  Thank you for spreading the word.  For registration, please go to as soon as possible as seating is limited.   Thank you.

Creating The 7 Secrets for PhD Advisors

Presenting Your Research With Confidence

The 7 Secrets for PhD students

Turbocharge Your Writing

Using Idea Maps-Mind Maps in Your Research


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