Posts for November 2015

Online CounsellingWhen love isn’t love anymore

Written by guest blogger Amanda Watts You may not be being hit, punched, pushed or restrained for it to be domestic violence. What looks like jealous behaviour or protectiveness, might reveal an attitude around ownership and lack of respect. A […]

Online CounsellingSkype Drop-In hours

Congratulations on the end of semester 2, 2015.  Most of you are probably relaxing by a beach right now….or still sleeping. For those of you who are still studying for the year or those who might want to still want […]

Online CounsellingTouched by loss

Sometimes there are few words that make sense. These are the times I find myself thinking of loss. The loss of life, loss of function, loss of love or loss of self. Loss rarely makes sense and is rarely welcomed […]

Rateless CodesSparse Event Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks

This work has been presented in IEEE Global Communication Conference (GLOBECOM 2014), and published in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Please refer to the following links to access the papers: Conference paper  IEEE Journal paper: IEEE    ArXiv Summary: In this […]

Online CounsellingMirror Mirror on the Wall

Does anyone else ever catch their reflection in a mirror or a glass shop front and think “Is that really what I look like?” or find themselves wondering why the clothes never look as good on them as they do […]

Earth Science2015 Project Students

Several Earth Science and Environmental Science students have recently completed a research project as part of their third year of studies. This research project helps students develop essential skills in practical research and report writing, and can also assist in […]

Online CounsellingStop Worry Time

Is there a better time to talk about worry than now, exam time. Reach Out and CCI have developed an app called Worry Time which allows you to track and store your worries for later in the day and allow […]

Earth ScienceGEOS2200 Pacific Palms Field Trip 2015

Over 3 days during September ~30 students went to Pacific Palms to look at sedimentary rocks and the depositional environments they formed in. This field trip involved some rock climbing, dolphin watching, looking at fossils and trekking through Booti Booti […]

Earth ScienceGEOS1050 Mt Seaview Field Trip 2015

On the weekend of the 12th of September ~70 students travelled around Booti Booti National Park, Port Macquarie and Mt Seaview to look at a traverse across an ancient arc-forearc-subduction/accretion system. Over the two days we looked at the rock […]

Online CounsellingAll roads lead to success

Well it’s that time of the year when students start to panic about exams and end of year results. Well not all of you but definitely a fair few of you. You start calculating how many marks you need to […]

Herding The Green ChickenDifferent Learning Styles

Very early in my teaching at university I had the opportunity to work with a group of colleagues from other disciplines who wanted to test if you could teach oral communications successfully in the online learning environment. It was just […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesWhat if Aboriginal people helped all Australians to connect to country?

The Guardian, 2 November 2015 Picture this: every time Malcolm Turnbull addresses the nation, he acknowledges the Aboriginal country he was born on. @IndigenousX host Charlie Jia imagines a new kind of united Australian identity Charlie Jia: ‘How much better […]

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