Christie

Christie has written 2 posts for The Scholars' Lounge

Studying Disaster Apps

  2 minutes after midnight on the 14th of November 2016, I experienced the largest earthquake in my life. A 7.8M earthquake struck near Kaikoura that caused severe shaking throughout New Zealand As I evacuated outside my home, I only brought one thing out with me: my smartphone.   Earthquake validated my research topic On […]

Writer’s block and other challenges facing doctoral students

Doctoral level study poses challenges that often feel like a rite-of-passage to the degree. Massey University Wellington campus students reflect on how they push through. Marion Lara Tan, Joint Centre for Disaster Research Studying for a doctoral degree is an exciting intellectual pursuit that entails many challenges, including mental health struggles. As doctorate students, we […]

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