Doctoral Colloquium

3rd HR Division International Conference

Doctoral colloquium

Date: Wednesday January 9th of 2019 – 9 am- 5 pm

Location: St Patrick’s Campus, Dublin City University

Details: The Doctoral Colloquium is designed for doctoral students at any stage of their journey. Its purpose is to discuss various topics that early career academics encounter as they progress through academic life. It will involve plenary sessions on topics such as managing your PhD, publishing and building your CV, finding a job, crafting productive collaborations, and making an impact. It will also provide an opportunity to discuss your current research and get feedback from experienced academics and journal editors.

This is a full day colloquium. The morning of the colloquium will be dedicated solely to doctoral students. In the afternoon, we will be joined by early career scholars which will provide additional opportunities for networking.

Submission requirements: If you are interested in participating, please submit your application to Please ensure to include e-mail header: Doctoral Colloquium Application

Your application should include:

  1. Your current CV
  2. A cover letter that states why you are interested in attending and the topics you are most interested in discussing
  3. A brief outline of your research, including a description of a project you are currently working on (1,000 words maximum). By December 2018 we will require an updated paper to discuss during our feedback session

Deadline for submissions: Wednesday the 22nd of August, 2018

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Doctoral Colloquium Chairs

Professor Emma Parry

Cranfield University UK

Professor Emma Parry has a PhD from Cranfield University and a MSc in Applied (Occupational) Psychology, also from Cranfield University. Emma is an expert in Human Resource Management (HRM) and leads a number of global research projects in this area including “Cranet” a worldwide network of over 40 business schools that conducts comparative HRM research. She is also a Director of “5C”, a global research project involving around 30 academic institutions, examining cultural and age differences in attitudes towards careers. Emma is the Director of the International Executive Doctorate (DBA). She is currently co-opted to the Council of the British Academy of Management to manage their DBA interests. She is also a member of the Doctoral Programmes Committee for the European Federation of Management Development; Deputy Chair of the Chartered Association of Business Schools DBA Steering Group; and is on the Board of the Executive DBA Council.

Professor Mila Lazarova

Simon Fraser University, Canada

Dr. Mila Lazarova joined the Beedie School of Business in 2002 from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, where she received her PhD. Her research interests include expatriate management, with a focus on repatriation and the career impact of international assignments; work/life balance issues related to assignments; global careers and the role of organizational career development and mobility practices in organizations; the changing role of the HR department; and comparative human resource management. Mila holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Workforce Management.