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  • PhD member has a book chapter published

    Posted on October 10, 2016

    Recently, a TASA PhD Student member had a book chapter published; Leah Williams Veazey: ‘Mothering in the Digital Diaspora” in Taking the Village Online: Mothers, Motherhood and Social Media (Demeter Press, 2016)


  • PhD students can publish!

    Posted on September 27, 2016

    Postgraduate students can publish before they complete their studies and are awarded their doctorate. Some students publish something as the soul author while others team up with their supervisor or another established academic in the same field. The type of publications PhD students have been successful with include blog posts and in other online platforms, such as The Conversation, as well as journal articles. Recently, Kirsty, a PhD student member of TASA, had an article published in Pursuit, an online Melbourne University multi-media platform, showcasing the latest research and opinion from world-leading experts. You can access Kirsty’s article below:

    Kirsty Forsdike-Young and colleague: The Sexism Games

    Why not test the waters by starting with a blog post. You could submit your article to the TASA Office and have it posted on this blog as well as on the main TASA blog. Oh, and don’t forget to submit all of your publications to the TASA Office so that they can be included in the weekly newsletter. It gets your name out there:-)

  • PhD Scholarship Opportunity

    Posted on September 12, 2016

    Pathways to better health and education outcomes for Tasmania’s children

    Scholarship opportunity at the University of Tasmania for two PhD students to conduct ethnographic research in Tasmanian communities to provide in-depth knowledge about how universal early childhood services operate, how the services work with each other and how families and children use them. We have a strong interest in the relationship between socioeconomic disadvantage, place, and the use and meanings of services.

    Application deadline: October 31. Read on…

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