In my PhD research one of my methods has been using a combination of an insider position with observation of practice. As an occupational therapist myself, watching other occupational therapists carrying out their mundane behind the scenes work, has been extremely...read more
SAANZ is proud to feature a collection of guest blog posts written by members of our student community.
I was already convinced that my research was important, as I’m sure every PhD student is, or I wouldn’t have decided to dedicate the next three years of my life to it. I started my PhD in February this year after closely following the debates around assisted dying...read more
Sociology as an academic discipline has been a key part of my life within the past few years, which wouldn't have been possible if it were not offered as a subject at my college. Like many others entering their final year of college, the pressure was beginning to...read more
One of the most important global social movements to emerge over the last number of years is the movement for a living wage. The idea of a living wage is simple, stating that nobody should have to do any type of work for poverty-inducing wages. Unfortunately this...read more
I went to a presentation a month or so ago about Pacific feminism and was surprised to hear that many Pacific women, and Pacific people more generally, do not readily identify as being ‘feminist’. I thought hard about this idea, wondering why many Pacific people would...read more