[Webinar recording] Do I really belong here? Learning how to deal with imposter feelings
A few details about this webinar:
The live session of this webinar happened on February 24, at 9 AM EST. We've made the full webinar recording available for all registrants who couldn't make it to the live session. 😊
In this webinar, Dr. Gareth Dyke - long-time researcher and academic with 20 years of experience - talked about the imposter syndrome, as well as his personal experiences with imposter feelings and the various pressures associated with academic life. He also discussed how we can effectively deal with these unpleasant feelings of inadequacy, failure and rejection, and learn how to overcome them.
About the speaker: Gareth Dyke, PhD -
Gareth is a prolific scientific author and has been writing and publishing research articles and working as an academic for more than 20 years. He has published more than 280 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including in Nature, Science, and Proceedings of the National Academy (USA). His research has been widely covered in the media and he is often invited to present talks and lead workshops around the world. Gareth is a regular contributor to The Conversation, and has also written numerous news and other popular articles in Scientific American and New Scientist.
Gareth manages the Taylor & Francis journal Historical Biology as Editor-in-Chief. He has mentored students at all levels (Masters, PhD, Adult Education) and has developed a large range of in-class teaching techniques. He has worked in the US, Ireland, and the UK – including more than 20 years as a full-time university academic.
These days, Gareth creates professional development training and content as Head of Training for TopEdit Author Services. His background, successes and failures as an experienced researcher and mentor mean that he is uniquely positioned to teach and advise with authority on all aspects of the scientific publishing process, grant writing, personal development, and academic life.