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The WINGS network is happy to invite you to the workshop A toolbox for academic productivity and stress management!

Aim: The aims of the workshop are 1) to provide new work strategies and to shift the focus from what you are working with and the content to how you are working and the process of your work, and 2) to learn how to reduce stress levels at work.

Content: In the workshop, you will learn three productivity tools and apply them to your own work situation. The tools are easy to implement and have a large impact. In addition, you will learn about causes for stress within the academic environment and different ways to deal with it. The workshop has been much appreciated among researchers and has been given at Lund University, KTH The Royal Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley.

Teachers: The workshop instructors are Åsa Burman, PhD and lecturer in practical philosophy, and Jenny Rickardsson, psychologist, both from Finish on Time,


  • The workshop is open to all doctoral students.
  • First come, first served is applied, however, WINGS strives to have a balance of members from the Faculties of Science, Medicine and Engineering. Maximum number of participants: 20.
  • Participation in the workshop is free of charge, but since this is a highly demanded workshop, registered persons who will not show up will be charged with a fee.

Date: Monday 20 May

Time: 09.00 (sharp)-16.00, including lunch

Location: Gamla biskopshuset, Biskopsgatan 1, Lund

Registration closed!

About three weeks before the workshop, you will be notified if you have been accepted.


About the teachers

Åsa Burman has a broad background and professional experience from business, academia and social entrepreneurship. Currently she is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, and consultant within Finish on Time. She has conducted research as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and has been a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Åsa has a PhD in practical philosophy form Lund University, where she recently held a position as Assistant professor of human rights.

Jenny Rickardsson is a psychologist specialized in cognitive behavioral therapy. Her professional experience reaches from clinical work with children and adults to teaching psychology and journalism. Jenny works at the Karolinska University Hospital and as consultant within Finish on Time. She is also a PhD student at the Karolinska Institute, doing research on digital treatment with acceptance and commitment therapy. Earlier she worked as a journalist, and still she is dedicated to spreading knowledge about psychology in an understandable and useful way.