EQUS seminar series: Shari Walsh

Speaker: Shari Walsh

Title: Being a resilient researcher

Abstract: Resilience is a key foundation for success as a researcher and in general life.  Yet, many researchers report that they feel their resilience and coping are compromised at times.  This webinar highlights the importance of maintaining your resilience, and strategies to help you perform optimally.  Content includes:

  • Daily actions to maintain resilience
  • Applying values and strengths to enhance research performance
  • Looking after yourself while doing research and in your daily life

Bio: Dr Shari Walsh is an experienced psychologist and career development practitioner who has worked within the academic, organisational and private practice sectors.  Shari was the owner and Principal Psychologist at Growth Psychology in Brisbane from 2001 to 2020.

Shari has extensive experience working with HDR candidates, early-career researchers, supervisors and academics, and is the developer and facilitator of Resilient Researcher workshops and webinars.  Shari specialises in assisting researchers build and maintain positive psychological wellbeing, effective communication and relationship skills, and career confidence during their research roles and beyond. Feedback from Shari’s workshops and webinars indicate that attendees highly value her warm and engaging style, understanding and insight of issues impacting researchers, practical approach, skills, and strategies to facilitate optimal functioning.  Shari has a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) from QUT.  She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is a professional member of the Australian Association of Psychologists.

Recordings of past seminars are available to EQUS members via the Hub (requires login).

Major funding support

Australian Research Council

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present.