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Hugh Kearns returns with good feedback! A workshop for supervisors.

Kearns2On March 11th 2016 we are welcoming back researcher & educator, Hugh Kearns. Hugh is recognised internationally and regularly lectures at universities across the world, including Oxford, Harvard, Stanford and, now for the third time, Northampton.

Hugh is running two workshops, one for supervisors on Giving Good Feedback, focusing on giving positive feedback, providing criticism without crushing the recipient, varying the type of feedback depending on the student’s stage, what to do when your student doesn’t listen… and more. Read the rest of this entry

Hugh Kearns’ books for researchers now in the library!

7_secrets_flat turbochargeEarlier in the year the Graduate School were given the opportunity to host a day of workshops for Research Students and Supervisors called “The Seven Secrets of Successful Research Students”, led by Australian researcher developer, Hugh Kearns. Hugh regularly lectures at universities across the world, including Oxford, Harvard and Stanford and has published a number of books on the subject of completing a doctorate.

Two of his books will shortly be available in the University Library – “Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students” and “Turbocharge your Writing”. Both books are packed full of tips and valuable recommendations, to help research students progress through their research degree.