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"How to survive your PhD" Free Course starts this week!

A MOOC created by Australian National University has started this week on EdX. “How to Survive your PhD” focuses on the emotional experiences of doing a PhD and well worth checking out for both students and supervisors alike. 32 more words

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AU/NZ: Guidelines for Fresh Produce Food Safety now available

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC) Australia & New Zealand launched their much anticipated Guidelines for Fresh Produce Food Safety at the University of Sydney on 11 August 2015. 454 more words

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A diamond in the marsh: Saving the Lake Alaotra Gentle Lemur

This article was commissioned by mongabay.com, and the original can be found here: http://news.mongabay.com/2015/08/a-diamond-in-the-marsh-saving-the-lake-alaotra-gentle-lemur/

Climb into a canoe at dawn, paddle into the reed beds of Madagascar’s largest wetland, and with luck you could see a unique primate: the Alaotra Gentle Lemur ( 2,161 more words

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US: New study says keeping wildlife habitat next to farm fields is perfectly safe.

Photo: SARE Outreach / Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Monterey County Weekly: Nearly a decade ago, a deadly outbreak of E. coli linked to bagged spinach grown and processed on the Central Coast sickened more than 205 people and killed three. 113 more words

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New video resources for getting started in S-STEP!

Check out the videos from the Getting Started with Self-Study Symposium by clicking here or by visiting the button on our menu. The purpose of this symposium was to provide an accessible entry point to people who are new to self-study or who are interested in learning more about self-study. 71 more words

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New Issue of the Educational Journal of Living Theories

From Jack Whitehead:

I’m hoping that all S-STEP researchers will be interested in the June 2015 issue of the Educational Journal of Living Theories where all the contributions involve self-studies of teacher-education practices – … 14 more words

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