Peter Hayward, Lecturer at Swinburne University, Swinburne MSc in Foresight

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  1. History and Current Career Path: I came to foresight via two areas of management called business improvement and change management. The first asks where do we want to take our business, and the second asks why some people and projects are successful and other fail to sustain change. My Masters of Foresight was critical kind of “finishing schooling” that cemented […]

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Jay Gary, Associate Professor of Leadership and Executive Director of Online Programs, Oral Roberts University

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  1. History and Current Career Path: I began my foresight work in Christian ministry, and doing strategy consulting to nonprofit, public, and private enterprises. After earning my PhD, I supervised over 80 students in doctoral projects, mainly at Regent University. My research has increasingly focused on defining credentials and professional development pathways for futurists, entrepreneurs, and innovators. In addition to […]

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Peter Hayward, Lecturer at Swinburne University, Swinburne MSc in Foresight

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  1. History and Current Career Path: I came to foresight via two areas of management called business improvement and change management. The first asks where do we want to take our business, and the second asks why some people and projects are successful and other fail to sustain change. My Masters of Foresight was critical kind of “finishing schooling” that cemented […]

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How to Research a Term Paper

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The term paper researching process So, you wrote a great college admissions essay and were accepted at the university or college of your dreams. Now, you’ve been assigned your first term paper, and you don’t know where to start! The research process is an exploratory quest, a hunt for information that can be both exciting and rewarding. The word itself is derived from […]

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Academics Anonymous: ‘Why are you doing a PhD at your age?

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 Older PhD students rarely get the chance to teach. Photograph: Garry Weaser for the Guardian At virtually every conference I’ve attended as a doctoral candidate, I’ve noticed a similar reaction whenever I strike up a conversation with my fellow students. They exude a faint, but perceptible air of deference. Sadly, this is not in recognition of my academic brilliance, but […]

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Research impact: how academics can grab policy makers’ attention

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 How can academics get politicians to take note of their findings? Photograph: Pool/Reuters As academics face increased pressure to prove the impact that their research is having on the wider world, universities are considering how they can communicate more effectively with policymakers. There are fundamental problems that confront the relationship between academics and politicians. The rules, incentives and institutional architectures […]

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Survival guide for new academics: Getting the best out of your training and research

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Aspiring academics face many difficulties in the early stages of their studies, but there is plenty that can be done to avoid these pitfalls  The ultimate survival kit for new academics? Picking a supervisor you get on with is more essential. Photograph: Roger Tooth for the Guardian Enormous changes are about to engulf the British university system, including funding cuts […]

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Time Management for College Students

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Here are some tips to help you stay on track It’s the end of the first day of classes, and the enthusiasm you initially felt for the new school year has given way to a growing sense of apprehension. This is post-secondary education, and you are not entirely sure you can handle it. In addition to a vastly greater academic […]

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