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About "Doctorates Downunder"
Doctorates Downunder: Keys to successful doctoral study in Australia and New Zealand is a comprehensive collection of essays designed to guide current and prospective doctoral candidates through the amazing journey of doctoral study. Doctorates Downunder includes chapters on beginning candidature, selecting a supervisor, countering isolation and engaging support structures, working with industry, ethics, research skills and strategies, personal obstacles to completion, and maintaining an effective study, work and life balance. Carey Denholm and Terry Evans have brought together over thirty highly experienced deans of graduate studies, doctoral supervisors and academics to provide clear and practical advice for doctoral candidates in Australia and New Zealand. Every doctoral candidate, whatever the discipline or circumstance, will find this book an invaluable resource throughout their candidature. Carey Denholm is Professor and Dean of Graduate Research at the University of Tasmania. In his role as Dean, Carey has overall responsibility for graduate research supervision and training, and regularly conducts workshops and seminars for candidates and supervisors. Terry Evans is Professor and Associate Dean of Education (Research) at Deakin University. He is responsible for the Faculty of Education's doctoral program, which has candidates from many nations-especially Australia and New Zealand.