In this post, Dr Sandy Astill (as of April 2017!) shares her shock at the self-directed nature of PhD study , the critical importance of being interested in your research topic, and some tips about the value of being stubborn, brave and bold - describing how she emailed all her favorite high-profile academic authors and received wonderful encouragement. The decision… Continue reading Your research topic: the key to keeping motivated
This blog post is written by Stephanie Bonson, a postgraduate career counsellor at QUT, with a Masters in Organisational Psychology. In 2017, she started her PhD in Creative Industries researching creative career success and identity, and has been involved in the creative arts (whether advising, researching, or creating) for about 20 years now. Imposter syndrome. During my… Continue reading Imposter syndrome.
This post is written by Kate Harbison, one of the CI Liaison Librarian team. Born a baby boomer she has a millennial brain and juggles 3-4 part time jobs and the rest of life – and has fantastic holidays! She has a particular interest in local history and Brisbane in general and is loving liaising with the… Continue reading Libraries have changed….
This post is by Penny Holliday, who completed her doctorate in January 2017 and teaches in the School of Communication. During her candidature she served on the Creative Industries Faculty Academic Board as Creative Industries Postgraduate Representative and the Creative Industries Sessional Staff Representative. She was instrumental in organising and co-facilitating two workshops on ways to improve sessional workplace conditions and… Continue reading There are no silly questions….