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Consummating the marriage

Everybody knows what it means to “consummate” a marriage, right? It means to “complete” it; to bring it to its highest state.[1] That’s what the words mean anyway. 2,075 more words

Love And Marriage


Setting up a blog should not be this complex!  Although I am not the “tech-iest” person around, I can follow directions and have some sense of intuitive process.   238 more words

When did you become a teacher?

There is quite a bit of talk, research and debate about teacher professional growth. Whether it’s in regards to what types of training a young proto-teacher should undergo, or what induction experience they should have upon entering a school, or how many hours of “learning” (PD) they should have to undergo once they land a job, the discussion often – painfully often – boils down to: how much will it cost? 488 more words

Teaching And Learning

Shut up and write - so hot right now (Part 2)

As mentioned in Part 1, I did a quick survey of various long-time members of the first #suaw crew I started with.

This first crew met every Friday morning at about 9am at Pearson & Murphy’s cafe in Melbourne, taking over the big wooden table. 1,493 more words

Research Culture

Shut up and write - so hot right now (Part 1)

There’s no doubt that ‘Shut up and write’ (#suaw) sessions have spread happily and organically across academic institutions. The Whisperers are big fans of #suaw and have written about it with zeal a few times: 1,341 more words

Research Culture

On leaving home and growing up

Dr Caitlin Nunn is a researcher in refugee studies. Her work focuses on refugee settlement, including in relation to youth; identity and belonging; cultural production and media representation; and generational change and intergenerational relations. 894 more words

Research Culture

Welcome to the Research Bazaar

Dejan Jotanovic is the engagement, social media and communications officer at Research Platforms (ResPlat) Services at the University of Melbourne.

ResPlat provides research support with services such as cloud computing, data management and training in research tools and skills. 987 more words

Research Culture