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Sally Morris, associate lecturer in speech pathology has been busy preparing the curriculum for the new degree launching in 2021, and providing guest lectures via Zoom. Having never worked from home before it has been a steep learning curve to set boundaries between home and work, and maintain a connection with a virtual audience. Read about Sally’s experience including her tips on separating work from home, in our latest Connected Conversations.
In our next instalment of Connected Conversations, we chatted with Dr David Foley about his extraordinary drive to care for others, especially those facing challenges and needing extra support both in his family, for his students and his community. The Adelaide Nursing School celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and David has been there since it was established, read on to learn about David’s compassionate approach to the past few months.
With the exciting arrival of allied health to the University in 2021, Dr Judi Nairn has been very busy over the past few months! As the Academic Lead for Learning and Teaching in the new School of Allied Health Science and Practice, Judi is part of the expert team developing the program for our inaugural cohort of physiotherapy, speech pathology and occupational therapy students. Read our next Connected Conversations to learn how Judi has maintained her wellbeing and love of teaching during this time.
As the University prepares to return to campus, we met up with a few our staff and students to reflect on the past few months and hear about their hopes for the future. Check out our Connected Conversation with Professor Caroline Miller who has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 policy response.
Adjusting to a new country as well as university life has been tough at times for first-year dentistry student Anil Powar. But choosing when to view lectures online and ordering Uber Eats most nights have helped with the transition. Read the full interview here.
Over the past few months, public health has been at the top of our news feeds. For Dr Shona Crabb–a senior public health lecturer and the faculty’s Director for Gender Equity, Diversity and Inclusion–this time has been a chance to bring society and health to the forefront of our conversations. We caught up with Shona one chilly evening to learn more in our latest edition of Connected Conversations.
In our latest edition of Connected Conversations, third year psychology student Yeganeh imparted some great tips about how she is staying organised to manage online learning and how she reduced the pressure she was placing on herself. She also shared what she misses about being on campus.
Despite some changes to her daily routine, PhD candidate and research officer, Catherine Stapledon has been pleasantly surprised at how much she has achieved by working from home over the past few months. Read the full interview here in our latest Connected Conversations.
We chatted with PhD student, heart researcher, STEM enthusiast and, fitness fan, Jocelyne Mulangala, about how the goals set earlier this year have kept her grounded during the recent months and how she is staying motivated. She has also learned some new skills in the process, read more in our latest Connected Conversations.
For researcher and lecturer, Dr Tom Benjamin the move to online learning has barely changed his routine. Forging ahead with research and online learning courses with just a computer and an internet connection, has seen Tom easily adapt to the recent changes to University life. Discover more in our latest edition of Connected Conversations.