Dec 30, 2017
Tara and Steve talk about an undercooked and underdiscussed 'challenge,' 'problem' and 'issue' in doctoral education. What happens when the supervisor that starts with a student cannot finish them? Tara talks about the rescue doctorate. How do new supervisors finish a PhD student? What should PhD students look for? ...
Dec 28, 2017
Steve and Tara are supervising a terrific student researching an Australian police force. We have been discussing the methods available, including ethnography. What are the strengths and challenges of ethnography? How / can ethnography be used to study empowered members of our community?
Dec 28, 2017
Tara and Steve offer the final instalment in the Mick Winter PhD story. We talk about the successful PhD that has now been examined and tips for colleagues around the world when confronted by this incredibly sad situation.
Our love and respects to the memory of Dr Mick Winter.
Nov 22, 2017
Tara talks with Ellen Fraser-Barbour, a PhD student at Flinders University, about her research. She is exploring the resilience and autonomy of men and women with intellectual disabilities, and the violence they confront in their daily life.
Oct 30, 2017
Sunny Rue Chivaura, a recent graduate from Flinders University, discusses the age of Trump, inflected by race and racism. When race-based attacks become normal, what happens to the daily lives of citizens of colour?