TARGET AUDIENCE:Doctoral researchers at any stage of their degree


What do doctoral researchers do to finish on time, to overcome isolation, doubt and writer's block, and to enjoy the process? And just as importantly what do they do in order to spend guilt-free time with their family and friends and perhaps even have holidays? If this sounds appealing, then this session will be of particular use to you.

This workshop describes the key habits that our research and experience with thousands of researchers shows will make a difference to how quickly and easily you complete your doctorate. Just as importantly, these habits can greatly reduce the stress and increase the pleasure involved in completing a doctorate.

The workshop helps you to understand how to increase your effectiveness and outcomes in the following key areas:


Hugh Kearns is recognised internationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. His areas of expertise include self-management, positive psychology, work-life balance, learning and creativity. Hugh lectures and researches at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.

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