The University of Sydney Postgraduate History Conference is currently accepting proposals for its upcoming ‘Histories Past, History’s Future’ conference, to be held on 27-28 November, 2014, in the Quadrangle at the University of Sydney. 66 more words
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Dr David Bozward opened the final ‘Leading Academics’ session by describing his career, in which he followed a passion for computers and radios that led him to work for the military, several large technology companies, and also to start his own businesses. 345 more words
By Fiona Russell (PhD researcher and Graduate Teaching Assistant)
2st July 2014, the day we conquered Scoat Tarn!
Your mission, Fiona Russell, should you wish to accept it is…… compile a group of eight willing volunteers, two boats, paddles, 8 life jackets (must be safe), two corers, 350m of rope, 10 litres of drinking water, a ladder, some dodgy knees, sunshine and some cling film, then tackle one of the highest lakes in the Lake District to recover 1000 years of mud from beneath 18m of water. 486 more words
Dr Adair Richards
After a brief introduction to this Leading Academics session, Dr Richards challenged the delegates to produce a one-sentence definition of leadership; he described a good leader as ‘people-focused’, decisive, and influential. 343 more words