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Creative Problem Solving for Researchers0 873
The core business of a PhD or early career researcher is to have new ideas and then explore them. Originality is our shared currency regardless of academic discipline. And yet many researchers report finding themselves stuck in a rut, having the same thoughts again and again, when what they really need are fresh insights, new concepts and original ideas. This empowering and challenging course will allow participants to bring along their own real problems and explore them from a number of new angles. The seminar will focus on the needs and personal creativity styles of all the participants and will then will move on to explore:
- How to explore a problem and tackle it from a number of new angles
- A range of creativity techniques and how to apply and implement them
- A toolkit for evaluating ideas