Hugh Kearns ‘How to Plan Your PhD’ Workshop – 12th February – Extra places now available!

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We are delighted to announce that due to popular demand, extra places are now available on Hugh Kearns ‘How to Plan your PhD‘ workshop!

Hugh Kearns

The international public speaker, educator and researcher Hugh Kearns first visited the University in 2011, when he delivered a number of very popular and well-received workshops for doctoral researchers. You can find out more about Hugh and his extensive experience here:

The workshop, which has been organised as part of the Researcher Development Programme will take place on Wednesday 12th February, 13:30- 15:00, in the new location of Silverstone SB 121 Lecture Theatre.

How to Plan Your PhD will introduce you to the very specific skills and tools needed to plan a PhD. At the end of the workshop you will have your own PhD Planning Toolkit and will know how to use it to:

  • Create your big picture thesis plan
  • Unpack your thesis down into logical parts
  • Create tasks lists for each stage of your thesis
  • Estimate times and schedule tasks
  • Create a Gantt chart for your thesis
  • Keep on track as you implement your plan
  • Plan your writing
  • Manage the finances
  • Identify risks and deal with setbacks

If you would like further information or to Book A Place please visit:

Researcher Development Events

Please note, there has been no change to the location of Hugh’s 10:00 – 12:30 ‘Presenting Your Research with Confidence’ session.


For more information on the Researcher Development Programme, and to find out about our other events, check out our webpages at Researcher Development Programme or contact us at


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