An award for PhD student Katherine Stephen

Congratulations to Centre for Social Informatics PhD student Katherine Stephen, winner of the PhD award in the Skills Development Scotland (SDS) 2020 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. The entries were judged in August by a panel of three: Patrick Watt, Head of the Evaluation Team at SDS; Diane Gill, Manager of the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science; and Dr Pauline Anderson, Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Strathclyde.

The title of Katherine’s award-winning entry is ‘Meta-skills maturity in the workplace’. The video of Katherine’s talk can viewed by clicking on the image below.

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Katherine has also provided the full transcript of her talk in a PhD diary entry on her own web site https://www.metaskillsphd.com.

Following the announcement of her win, Katherine was asked about the challenge of putting together her video and the most enjoyable aspect of taking part, the next steps in her research, and the use that she will make of her competition winnings. A summary of Katherine’s answers can be found on the SDS web site.

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