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A PhD is a Dance

By A/Prof Lauren Ball   Doing a PhD is often described as akin to a journey – there are ups and downs and twists and turns along the way. But, have you ever thought of a PhD as a “dance”?   I am currently supervising 12 talented PhD candidates, all conducting research in a similar […]

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Is ‘Primary Care’ just a concept?

By A/Prof Lauren Ball I am a passionate primary care researcher, and I love to communicate my research with other people. But I face a problem – most people do not have a good understanding of what ‘primary care’ is. The Australian Medical Association states that ‘primary health care’ is the front line of the […]

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Homeschooling while completing a higher degree by research

By Tracy L’Allier As I write these words, I’m rocking my toddler to sleep while helping my six-year-old complete her online maths homework. My life is all about taking advantage of the time I have available in one day to accomplish a multitude of tasks. I am a homeschooling mum who is completing a Master […]

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New Conversation Article

Team lead A/Prof Lauren Ball has written an article for The Conversation. Lauren explains that the research world is feeling a sudden loss since the outbreak of COVID19. Researchers not currently working on COVID19 treatments are faced with the challenges of social distancing. The outbreak means many researchers are falling behind in their work because […]

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Has Christmas come early for PhD candidates?

To enrol in a PhD, you need to be a deep thinker. Most PhD candidates are introverted and have analytical and reflective minds (i.e. The INTJs of the world). Pub visits may be few and far between, but it’s these characteristics that make PhD candidates so successful. We continuously ask the ‘why’, ‘how’ and ‘what […]

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Healthy Primary Care is on social media!

The Healthy Primary Care group is now on Twitter and LinkedIn. Here we will share our latest publications and news, as well as interesting updates on primary health care and nutrition. You can follow our Twitter here and our LinkedIn here. Let us know what content you want to see!

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