Diane Spencer-Scarr

Diane Spencer-Scarr

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Christmas break delayed the return of my results from the evaluation of my thesis but they are in and really good. There are only a few minor things to take care of but its all pretty straight forward. My only problem is that my supervisor has left Curtin, although she very kindly stayed on till

It’s in! I submitted my thesis on Friday night 21st October 2016. Unfortunately there were some admin issues related to the printing payment – some forms had not been passed on. However all was sorted out by Tuesday morning and I can now get some sleep. Its been a long road but worth it. As

Newcastle University is set in pleasant surroundings and the organisers of the conference have done a wonderful job. What a pleasure to be there. The program is different to other conferences that I have attended because it has the keynote speakers and panel sessions interspersed between the parallel sessions. As a result there is a

The ANZCA preconference was well organised and most informative. A/Prof Inger Mewburn, known as The Thesis Whisperer, provided valuable insights for doctoral candidates about to move to the next level. Her comparison of commercial and academic job advertising, while being confronting, certainly explained the challenges facing doctoral candidates. Her concise and direct responses not only painted

There is a nice article about the “Being Brilliant: Fostering Intelligence’ workshops that I did on the 22 August 2015 at UTS and then again with variations for the UNSW LEAD program. Mensa is going to use the “Being Brilliant: Fostering Intelligence’ workshops as part of their recruiting effort because the workshop not only address Mensa’s core goals