Category: Blog

You and your supervisor – the seminar

So much can go wrong in the PhD student / supervisor relationship. But so many of these issues can be prevented by communicating about assumptions, concerns, aspirations and hopes. This interactive flipped seminar creates a space for this open and careful discussion. Join us. It’s free. Friendly. Fabulous. Here is the short preliminary session to […]

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So you want to write a book proposal…

Scholarly monographs are the gold standard of academic research. But there is an intricate first step before we can publish that book. The book proposal… OK. Well how do we write a book proposal? Together – let’s find out. Welcome to our FLIPPED professional development series. First – watch this short video. Then have a […]

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Confirmation of Candidature – A Double Feature

Have you ever wondered what a PhD milestone looks like? You are welcome to join this special feature. A double CoC event. The two remarkable PhD students are Piper Bell and Megan Bayliss. Piper’s thesis is titled, The Real Housewives of Academia: Working Class Women’s Labour and Australian Higher Education through the 21st Century. Megan’s […]

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Whiteboard Soirée 2023

We’re back, dear friends. You are welcome to join us for a fun and free session to plan our research for 2024. Each year, we get together with our whiteboards and plan the next year’s research publications. It is exciting. Collaborative. Engaged. Engaging. Join us via Zoom. Let’s share an adult beverage and our whiteboards […]

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So you want to do a PhD by Prior Publication?

Join us for a free and fun hour to discuss the PhD by Prior Publication. This mode of PhD enrolment, with a 6 month candidature, is special, distinctive and powerful. To find out about the PPP, join Brabazon Steele. Yes, Tara and Fiona join forces once more to talk about the PPP, you and your […]

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Join us for a Book Launch

The Three Wise Monkeys of Research Epistemology / Ontology / Methodology The Book Launch Join us for a fun hour to launch Tara’s new book – The Three Wise Monkeys of Research. Hosted by Dr Leanne McRae and Dr Debbie Hindley, the session is held at 11am, Darwin (Australia) time, via Zoom. All welcome. Free […]

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CDU Sydney – it is time for your close up

Tara will be at the CDU Sydney campus between October 2 and 6, 2023. If you would like to talk with her, then send an email – tara.brabazon@cdu.edu.au. Tara will be presenting five interactive sessions in the CDU Sydney Boardroom. Tuesday October 3 10am: Authorship and the responsible conduct of research 11am: You and your […]

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So you want to do a PhD? The online introduction to HDR Programmes at Charles Darwin University

Is this your time? Is this your moment? Let’s find out. We are running a one hour online session – an hour of power – for you. You may be in the Northern Territory. You may be somewhere in Australia or Aotearoa / New Zealand. You may be in another fabulous location, somewhere in the […]

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End Times Reading Group

Join us to discuss Peter Turchin’s End Times: Elites, Counter-Elites and the Path of Political Disintegration. This powerful book explores why intricate and destructive cultural, economic, political and social forces exist in our present. But also, it is a book of radical methodological, epistemological and ontological innovation. Turchin provides strategies and trajectories to make better […]

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Join Write Club and DoH (Digital Office Hours)

Writing is tough. Research is tough. Pretty often, life is tough. But a burden shared is a burden halved. In this spirit, please join our weekly writing session Write Club. The first rule of Write Club is – WRITE. We join together each week via Zoom, say hi and write in silence for 30 minutes. […]

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