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November 27, 2018

Blockchain technology is very much something I'm interested in.  The applications of this technology are far reaching and certainly have huge potential.

I recently gave an internal knowledge sharing talk on this technology and its relation to the research life-cycle.  I...

April 14, 2018

I was born in the UK and have just returned from a two week trip to see my family. I was very excited, when, at the end of my stay I was able to work in one night and two days in London before my flight left, bound for Singapore. It would offer me a chance to do a few...

March 13, 2018

Conferences can seem a world away for many.  There are many perceived barriers to going, but I want to share with you my experience of attending, what I got out of it, and why I think you should do the same!

Jump in! You won't be disappointed...

Being a student isn’t eas...

January 14, 2018

I recently wrote an article that was published in the Serials Librarian Journal.  It looks at Bitcoin as an application of Blockchain and how libraries can help facilitate this technology to aid developing nations.  This ranges from holding charities accountable for th...

January 3, 2018

It is with great excitement and enthusiasm I have very humbly accepted the position of ALIA State Manager for Queensland.  I cant wait to meet more of our amazing members and groups, to work for and alongside awesome very inspirational people and above all be there for...

September 20, 2017

The following is my letter to the ALIA Board of Directors on their silent stance towards marriage equality.


Board of Directors
Australian Library and Information Association
PO Box 6335
Kingston ACT 2604

20th September 2016

ALIA Board of Directors,

You recently gave a re...

September 7, 2017

The world of academic publishing is scary, and you would be forgiven for not jumping in.  I discuss in this post my experience of beginning to publish for the first time and my thoughts on whether post grad, PhD or HDR students should publish.

There is no doubt that the...

July 13, 2017

Hindsight is a wonderful thing, I wish I had it when I was at university the first time, I may have done things a little differently!!  So with that in mind I hope this article can help others that are planning to embark on a Masters course by passing on some wisdom I'...

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