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How to be a supervisor (when you are barely a grown up)

In my last post, I wrote about learning how to take care of myself during a difficult PhD candidature. In this post, I’m going to discuss my experiences of learning how to supervise. 1,057 more words

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How to ECR

Short contracts. Big moves. Low pay. High stress. At times being an early career researcher (ECR) in academia can feel like a living in a pressure cooker. 484 more words

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Academic leadership

Last week I was interviewed by a sociology student for her PhD focused on women and academic leadership. I sat down with Candace* over coffee and we had a great chat about academia, universities, feminism and neoliberalism. 573 more words

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From PhD to Professor the Australian way

Over the last six months or so, I’ve had that nagging feeling that something important has slipped my mind. A little over a week ago, the Australian government released the 2015 budget papers, and I remembered. 1,086 more words

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Training in questionnaire design and cognitive interviewing in the development of patient reported outcomes and health questionnaires

We still have available places for the following training workshops:

How to Design Your Health Survey Questionnaire

Cognitive Interviewing in the Development and Evaluation of patient reported outcome measures… 51 more words

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Embracing scientific boundaries in flux 

A new paper* just out today has focused its attention on the hiatus. But this study isn’t joining the throng of papers exploring the hiatus in terms of its causal mechanism. 1,146 more words

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Flying the academic coop

During my PhD and postdocs, I have freely been given quite firm advice about whether staying on and beginning a research career in Australia is a great idea or about as sensible as sticking a fork in a power socket. 847 more words

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