Workshop "How resilient am I?" for postdocs and PhD students

GenZ visiting scholar Dr. Annmarie Ryan from the University of Limerick, facilitates a workshop for postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students on Tue 27th Sept in the Botanical Garden of the University of Oulu. Welcome!

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Workshop title: How resilient am I?
Facilitator: Dr Annmarie Ryan, University of Limerick, Ireland (GenZ fellow)
Date: Tuesday 27th of September 8:30-12:00
Venue: The Botanical Garden of the University of Oulu (Kaitoväylä 5), room Sara

In this workshop you will have the opportunity to reflect and articulate your key areas of impact (in research and practice) in your career to date. Using these insights, we will bring you into an interactive hybrid workshop environment to test how you would bring your expertise to bear on a complex/wicked problem. Working in interdisciplinary teams you will design how best to coordinate your collective expertise in solving the problem. The outcomes of this work include:

  • Gain a better understanding and ability to articulate your key skills and expertise
  • Develop T Shaped research competencies (developing curiosity, empathy, understanding and appreciation of other disciplines/areas of expertise)
  • Develop personal agency and resilience in learning how to adapt your knowledge and expertise to novel situations.

The main part of the workshop will take place on Tuesday 27th of September, 8:30-12:00 (3.5 hours). Pre-workshop preparation (2 hours) will take place in your own time using (links to follow). Post workshop review will take place informally on Wednesday 28th September at 10-11am (refreshments will be provided). Open to in person and online participation, with an emphasis on in person.

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Please register for the workshop latest on 25th September by sending an email to Saila or Annmarie.


Last updated: 14.9.2022