AMSRS NSW Children’s Research Seminar

I’ve been on the AMSRS NSW committee for just about a year now.  I’m really enjoying my involvement in the committee; it gives me the opportunity to ‘give back’ to the industry, as well as meet new people, hear about all the cool new things that are around the corner and be involved in shaping…

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The Devil in the Details: Qualitative Recruitment Screeners

I was going through my archives of presentations, papers etc I’ve written over the years and stumbled on to a presentation I prepared on writing qual recruitment screeners. Boring, basic, who cares? Right? Well yes and no…. It is really my firm belief that the qual recruitment questionnaire is one of the most important parts…

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More on twitter!

It was great to receive such positive feedback on my Twitter post last week.  People from all over the world have retweeted, or messaged me – which is so fantastic and exactly why I love twitter in the first place.  However, I also shared the post with a few of my non tweeting friends –…

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#MRX Reading List – 11th April

What a busy week!  Aside from work, I’ve been running more and more and have decided to enter my first 4km running race on May 8th (Mother’s Day in Australia).  My blog on Why I love twitter made it to Number 2 on Jeffrey Henning’s Research Round Up (which I’m pretty proud of) and what’s…

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Why I love twitter (or Twitter for #MRX 101)

I first joined twitter on 12th February 2009.   I set up an account with a username I’d picked based on a personal joke we had going in the office (it’s a long story, and one I suspect is not actually that funny in the retelling, so I will spare you here).  I probably picked the…

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Tell me who I am and where I belong

As we were driving along yesterday I noticed the new Maxibon campaign – advertising the ‘Revolutionary Man-Chew’. This campaign takes ‘maleness’ to new levels – creating new words to enter the lexicon of masculinity – the man-chew, chindominals, or my personal favourite jawceps.   It got me thinking about how the way we speak to…

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