Category: Blog

Know what you do not know – the Book Launch

Yes, dear friends, Know what you do not know: Information Literacy for PhD students has been published. Therefore, let’s share a few laughs, a coffee and an hour, to talk about information literacy for citizens, citizenship, and the creation of research. The gig is FREE and ONLINE. Here are the details Date: Monday, May 1, […]

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Amanda and Maive: The Milestones

It is a special time. Please join us on Monday, March 6, 2023 for a special event. A double feature. Join us for Maive’s Confirmation of Candidature and Amanda’s Mid-candidature Milestone. Maive’s thesis is titled Ultra-realist feminism infiltrates the crime novel: A revisioning of 1975 King’s Cross Maive is writing an artefact / exegesis thesis, […]

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The Whiteboard Soiree: the annual research and publishing planning session

It’s that time of the year again. Are you ready to plan for your 2023 research? Let’s get that whiteboard out of the cupboard, clean it, and start to plan. Together. Our planning session this year is held via Zoom on Tuesday December 20, 2022. It is free, relaxed and supportive. Let’s work out the […]

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Death of the Left Reading Group

Are you wondering what has happened to life and politics in the last twenty years? Me too. Join me for an online reading group focused on one of the important books of this decade. We are reading Simon Winlow and Steve Hall’s The Death of the Left: Why we must begin from the beginning again. […]

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Saving the world – one boob at a time

Women. Alcohol. Cancer. Three words. A remarkable researcher – Jess Thomas – is exploring the relationship between these three words. Please join us to share Jess’s last milestone for her PhD. Her research explores why women continue to drink alcohol, while understanding the risks of breast cancer through this behaviour. You are welcome to join […]

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Begin with the end in mind: How to finish a PhD quickly, meaningfully and powerfully

I would love to see you at a free lecture I am delivering on July 20, 2022. This session is being held for the University of the Sunshine Coast. It is available via Zoom. Here are the details: When: Wednesday July 20, 2022 Time: 9:15am – 10:30am (Queensland, Australia time). Here is an international time […]

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Launch of Comma: How to reclaim, restart and reboot your PhD

You are invited to a special, fun and fabulous event. Join us for the launch of the audiobook Comma: How to Reclaim, Restart and Reboot your PhD. Wherever you are in the world – you are so welcome. It is being held on Tuesday April 12, 2020 at 11:30am New Zealand Time. We’ll find your […]

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Launch of 12 Rules for (Academic) Life

Dear Friends – Let’s share an hour of our lives. It is my pleasure to welcome you to a free online event. We are launching my book – 12 Rules for (academic) life. This hour will be fun, interactive, enabling and – hopefully – inspiring. 2022 has already been a tough year. Let’s summon a […]

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Join us for a pre-christmas Milestone event.

With incredible pleasure, I invite you to a special milestone event. Two of my brilliant students are presenting their research this week. Come and join us for a conversation. Elisa Armstrong is investigating women and D&D. She is about to submit – and her research is stunning. Simply stunning. If you are interested in the […]

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Creative↔Research Keynote address

Are you free on Monday December 6, 2021? About 10am Sydney (Australia) time? Fabulous. I am so lucky to be delivering a keynote address, titled Creative↔Research: New knowledge for difficult times. I will be talking about the gifts and challenges of creative research, particular for doctoral education. So often – too often – there is […]

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