Overcoming Barriers in your Thesis Progression

Date & Time

Wednesday, 05 December 2018
12:30 to 16:30


Thea Koerner House, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey Campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success

Registration Closed / Past Event


Lost momentum? Having difficulty managing your research efficiently? Need motivation and strategies to complete your thesis?

This interactive workshop will offer information to graduate students on how to:

  • Efficiently structure the thesis or dissertation process for timely completion;
  • Manage the emotional roller coaster; and
  • Find support when your motivation ebbs.


Larry Axelrod, Ph.D, CPHR, Director & Senior Consultant, The Neutral Zone Coaching & Consulting Services Inc.,

Larry is an organization and strategy consultant who provides a variety of services aimed at elevating the effectiveness and performance of individuals, teams, leaders, and organizations. Larry completed his B.A. in communications at University of Illinois at Urbana, his M.A. in Social Psychology at San Francisco State University, and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of British Columbia. His studies have included a wide range of social and organizational dynamics including modes of conflict resolution, and influences of power and authority. In addition to his consulting work, Larry has served in various roles at Adler University, UBC, SFU, and Vancouver Coastal Health.

Registration Information

Registration opens on Monday, November 26 at 9:00am.

Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within two business days at the e-mail associated with your community.grad.ubc.ca account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at graduate.pathways@ubc.ca.


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email graduate.pathways@ubc.ca, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.