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Visit by Indonesian academics (part 2)

The second half of the visit by the Indonesian academics from UIN Raden Fatah Palembang and UIN Sumatera Utara, to look at the integration of research, teaching and community outreach, went well.

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Visit by Indonesian academics

The Family Action Centre is currently hosting a visit by 23 Indonesian academics from two State Islamic Universities: UIN Raden Fatah Palembang and UIN Sumatera Utara.

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Our University strategic plan – what does it offer?

The University of Newcastle (UON) recently launched its “NeW Futures Strategic Plan 2016-2025”. I like some of the language in the plan and hope it opens up possibilities. The vision is UON stands as a global leader distinguished by a … Continue reading

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Some weekend reading

Reflection: On sleeping on couches and diversity in medicine from This Liminal Space – Some personal reflections on an unusual path to studying medicine at Uni. I was particularly interested in this article because the Family Action Centre has a program, … Continue reading

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Becoming an academic

I recently presented at a workshop on “Blogging as part of academic practice”. In reflecting on my approach to blogging, I realised that how I become an academic was significant. Late last century (it still sounds strange to say that!) … Continue reading

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