Workshops for Students


Hugh Kearns Workshops for Postgraduate Students

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 twenty-five 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.

Read more about his work at the following link: 

Every February the Graduate Studies Office offers a series of workshops for research students facilitated by Hugh Kearns. Research students are encouraged to attend one or more workshops. To enquire about upcoming workshops contact:

SurVIVAl Workshop

The Dean of Graduate Studies runs a half-day workshop once or twice per academic year on the viva voce examination for final year PhD students. The workshop includes information sessions on the Viva process, insights from experienced examiners and recent graduates, and advice on career and research options post-PhD.

For further details, email: 

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