Using AI in Doctoral Education to Enhance Mental Health and Career Management Skills in Academia

About the conference

Our hybrid conference aimed to bridge the gap between context-specific insights for the academic environment and general insights on workplace wellbeing and mental health. We focused on particular on innovations and tools to promote wellbeing and sustainable career development in academia, showcasing the results obtained from two projects:

  1. “Researcher Mental Health Observatory” (ReMO) COST Action, and
  2. the “Online, open learning recommendations and mentoring towards Sustainable research CAReers” (OSCAR) Erasmus Plus project. 

The ReMO COST Action focuses on the impact of institutional context, organisational structure and culture, as well as managerial practices on wellbeing and mental health within academia. The OSCAR project on the other hand offers a personalised training and online mentoring service for researchers to support their career management, mental health awareness and wider professional skills development.

The conference provided a platform for stakeholders from academia, policy, as well as mental health and career development professionals to share knowledge, exchange ideas, and collaborate towards developing effective and efficient prevention and action programmes for improving our academic working environment.

  • When? Monday, July 3rd 2023
  • Where? La Tricoterie, Rue Théodore Verhaegen 158, 1060 Brussels


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Opening remarks by Dr. Gábor Kismihók

Keynote by Dr. Anneleen Mortier

Keynote by Dr. Stefan Mol

Session 1 | Discussion Panel

Keynote by Snezhina Petrova

Keynote by Dr.Alexander Hasgall

Session 2: Discussion Panel

Introduction to eDoer | Keynote by Dr. Gábor Kismihók

Introduction to eDoer: Learning Content Recommendations
Keynote by Dr. Hasan Abu Rasheed

Introduction to eDoer: Mental Health Mentoring
Keynote by Dr. Fransisco Valente

Introduction to eDoer: Career Management and Mentoring Framework
Keynote by Joe Delaney

Introduction to eDoer: Evaluation | Keynote by Dr. Scott Harrison

Session 3 | Introduction to eDoer | Panel Discussion

Rapporteur Remarks by Dr. Senem Sanal-Erginel (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action)

AI in Doctoral Education | Conference | Closing remaks by Gábor Kismihók


Download the programme for this event here.


Slides from the keynotes held at the conference can be downloaded as PDF files down below: