Events JCU Success Workshop (How to Prepare an Awesome PhD Application)

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Thu, 24 Nov 2022

JCU Success Workshop (How to Prepare an Awesome PhD Application)

When: 24 November 2022, 3pm to 4pm
Location:Online Webinar


Putting together an application for entry to a postgraduate research program that could change your life isn’t something to do on a whim. This exciting decision merits early and strategic planning to help you navigate your way to a research training program as the entry point to something that is both challenging and wonderful. This workshop will engage attendees in a range of activities with a view to locate, collate, relate and translate your details into a PhD application to be proud of. The workshop is targeted primarily to final-year students but is applicable for anyone with an ultimate plan of progression to postgraduate research studies.

Speaker Profile

Dr Denise DillonDr. Denise Dillon
Associate Dean of Research Education, Associate Professor Psychology

Dr Denise Dillon is Associate Dean Research Education and Chair of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at the Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCU).  After serving as Head of Academic Group for psychology, arts and education for almost 10 years she now facilitates and promotes the strategic direction of research within JCU Singapore, improvements in the quality and impact of that research, and the growth of local, national and international research collaborations.

Dr Dillon has extensive supervisory experience in fourth-year and graduate research, having supervised more than 100 fourth-year students and more than a dozen graduate-level students to completion. Graduate students include those in the Master and Doctor of Clinical Psychology courses, and PhD.

She is a full member of the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) and a member of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP), Division 4: Environmental Psychology. She is an ARMS Accredited Research Manager (Foundation) and a certified Forest Therapy Guide (ANFT no. 1818009).

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