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Aug 2, 2018

Tara talks with Ros Wong about money.  And women.  And financial planning.  But Ros and Tara also probe the impact of the Global Financial Crisis on women.  They summon a theory to understand women's behaviour:  claustropolitanism.


Jul 23, 2018

Tara introduces the deficit model of teaching and learning, alongside its impact on doctoral supervision.


Jul 23, 2018

Once the thesis is submitted, students fret, sweat and stress.  Many supervisors do the same.  But how can the 2-3 months of examination be used productively and well?


Jul 23, 2018

In this professional development session for supervisors, Tara explores the challenging few weeks before the submission to examiners.  How do we stop those weeks becoming months, while controlling the emotion and stress of students and supervisors?

Tara presents one solution:  10 drafts to submission.  


Jul 23, 2018

To enable a student to finish a PhD - and certainly finish in the minimum time - requires a sharp, precise and considered beginning to the programme.  As part of her STEPS Professional Development Programme for PhD supervisors, Tara introduces the 'Setup document,' the foundation for her first meeting and, indeed, the...