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Graduate School Conference

Addressing a prevalent issue in the world of postgraduate studies, the second Graduate School Conference centers on the pivotal link between academic success and mental well-being.

February 2, 2024
The Graduate School
09:30 - 14:00

Download all the speaker bios and presentation blurbs here.

This conference will open with a talk from Jane McClenaghan, which educates on the marked difference having healthy nutrition can have on your cognitive abilities, productivity and ability to achieve academic excellence.

Conference attendees will delve into nutrition essentials, cultivate self-confidence, and unravel the art of breaking old patterns while forging new ones.

‘Graduate School Conference Itinerary’

10.00 – 11.30: 'Feed Your Brain: Link between diet and stress' 

11.30 - 11.45: Tea break

11.45 – 12.45: 'Looking after your Mental Health: Strategies to Overcome Stress and Anxiety' OR 'Introduction to Parallel Thinking'

12.45 – 13.45: 'Building your Self Confidence: Strategies to Develop Self-Awareness and Self-Compassion' OR 'Minding your Mental Health: Avoiding Contamination in Toxic Workplaces'

13.45 – 14.00: 'Queen's Resources to help with Wellbeing'

14.00: Networking lunch