The reality of chemotherapy side effects

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The reality of chemotherapy side effects
My latest publication shows that over three-quarters of people having chemotherapy in New South Wales experience multiple side effects during their treatment, and for over 60% of people this included a serious side effect. These results confirm previous research that suggests side effects might be more common, and more serious, in clinical practice (ie ‘real ...

Getting started with social media to promote your research

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Imagine a newspaper where you get to choose the sections to include (front page, finance, politics, entertainment, sport etc), and also who writes the articles in each section…  Welcome to twitter… Is twitter a social media fad for tween girls to share their love of Justin Bieber, or is it a social media tool that ...

Resources for Emerging Researchers

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This blog post was originally written for and published by the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ) Emerging Researcher Group (ERGO) section of the December 2012 Newsletter. It has been, and will continue to be, updated as I find out about new resources.   The number of resources for PhD students ...

My experience of working with data that isn’t ‘mine’

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This blog post was originally written for and published by the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ) Emerging Researcher Group (ERGO) section of the August 2012 Newsletter.   During my PhD I was lucky enough to be offered access to a large dataset for analysis.  This was a fantastic opportunity, which ...