Hugh Kearns returns to Northampton: a new Research Supervision Masterclass

Kearns2On February 13th 2015 we are welcoming back Australian researcher & educator, Hugh Kearns. Hugh is recognised internationally and regularly lectures at universities across the world, including Oxford, Harvard, Stanford and, for the second time, Northampton!

In February 2014 Hugh delivered the Seven Secrets of Successful Research Students for Supervisors and now he is back, by popular demand, with another workshop for University of Northampton Supervisors:

The Research Supervision Masterclass
on Friday, 13 February 2015 from 09:30 to 12:30
Sunley Lecture Theatre, Park Campus.
Supervisors: book your place here.

Research Supervision Masterclass
This masterclass is aimed at all research degree supervisors. It will look at how to help both the supervisor and the student get the most out of the post-graduate research experience. It draws on the facilitator’s experience of working with thousands of research students and research supervisors across the world and there is also the opportunity for supervisors to share their experiences of what works and what doesn’t.

It will cover issues such as:
• Dealing with different types of students
• Getting students to write
• Getting students to show you their writing
• Giving constructive feedback
• Students who write too much
• Students for whom English is not their first language
• Motivating stalled students
• Problem situations

Hugh Kearns 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. Hugh’s areas of expertise include self-management, positive psychology, work-life balance, learning and creativity. He draws on over twenty years of experience as a leading training and development professional.

About Simone Apel

Researcher Developer for The Graduate School, University of Northampton.

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