AARES ECR & MCR Training Series: Writing Workshop


19 January 2022


2:00pm - 4:30pm AEDT




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.


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Webinar Topic:
Interested in learning strategies and techniques to increase your writing productivity? Sign up for the second workshop in the AARES ECR & MCR Training Series. This “Turbocharge Your Writing: How to become a prolific academic writer” with Hugh Kearns. All AARES members are welcome to attend.

About the Workshop:
Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity. This workshop will help you to understand:
- why it's hard to get started
- how we deliberately use distractions to slow down writing
- the principles of quick starting
- how to deal with destructive internal beliefs
- how to set a writing plan and stick to it
- how to set achievable goals by writing in a silo
- how to greatly increase the number of actual words you produce
- how to clarify your thinking, and improve the quality of your work.

Who is it for?
Research higher degree students at any point in their candidature and academic/research staff wishing to increase their writing output.

Who can attend?
This event is FREE for AARES members and will be held online from 2:00-4:30 (AEDT) on 19 January 2022. Links to attend will be sent out to all who register one week before the event.

Please register here


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