GC-TSS - Competencies
Criticial Thinking for Researchers
by Dr Elaine Walsh
31 March 2021, Wed | 10.30am – 12noon | Livestream
About the seminar:
This highly interactive webinar will equip participants to be both more conscious about and improve the quality of their thinking. After attending, participants will be better able to incorporate critical thinking into their work. Barriers to critical thinking will be highlighted and discussed to further improve the effectiveness of researchers.
About the Speaker
With a background as a Chartered Engineer in aerospace engineering, Elaine is a freelance soft skills development consultant and an expert in doctoral education and career management. For more than ten years, Elaine led the team responsible for postgraduate professional development at Imperial College London, supporting more than 6000 graduate students in realising both academic and career goals. During this time, the innovation and impact of her team’s work were recognised by two national awards and resulted in numerous invitations to partner with internationally leading universities including NTU, HKU, MIT, and Tsinghua University. Elaine continues to research on doctoral education issues including the evaluation of skills development courses, the wellbeing of researchers and the role of creativity in scientific research.
*Do note that students are required to stay for 75% of the seminar duration in order to get their attendance endorsed.
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