2017 Mid-Career Women's Research Development Program

Friday, 17 February 2017


2017 Mid-Career Women's Research Development Program Invitation

2017 Mid-Career Wome's Research Development Program

As part of its Gender Equity Action Plan, FEDUA have invited Dr Maria Gardiner from ThinkWell to run a research development program for mid-career women in the Faculty commencing late March 2017.

The main aim of this year long program is to assist mid-career women researchers to develop skills, knowledge and plans to help them move to the next stage in their careers. The program consists of 3 group workshops, a one-on-one coaching session and access to the ThinkWell Online Publication Productivity Coaching Program. The program is outcome focused with the intention that participants develop goals and plans for their ongoing career progress and development.

The first session is scheduled for Thursday March 30th 12pm - 4pm.

The program is limited to twelve places and application is by the Expression of Interest (EOI) form to be returned by Monday 13th March.

More information on the program.


ThinkWell is run by Dr Maria Gardiner and Mr Hugh Kearns. Maria is a coach, psychologist and researcher. She has worked with many of Australia's medical and academic leaders over the last fifteen years. She particularly specialises in the psychology of high performance and works with leading research groups at universities around Australia. Maria’s passion is understanding what characteristics and attitudes create the highest possible performance and then translating this into practical, useable strategies. She is also a widely respected researcher, holding a research associate position in the School of Psychology at Flinders University, which provides a rigorous evidence base for her specialisation in high performing individuals and teams. As a co-author with Hugh Kearns, they has published five books that are in high demand and their work has featured in the journal Nature in a series of invited commentaries.