November 2016: Sheena News

Academic writing update

On 27th October, Sheena presented undergraduate research at the Fifth Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR), hosted by CQUniversity in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

2016-10-27_acur_2016_sheena_presenting_01

Figure 1: Sheena presenting at ACUR 2016.  Source: Mackie, S 2016

The 20 minute spoken presentation was in Sociology and in the category of Social Justice.

2016-10-27_acur_sheena_presenting_03

Figure 2: Sheena presenting at ACUR 2016 – Introduction. Source: Mackie, S 2016.

An abstract of the work is currently available here:

ABSTRACT: The global response…

*The full presentation will be available soon. 

 

Music update

Sheena is currently in the process of writing music with John (Nymo) Nyman for an upcoming album. John was a member of charting Australian pop band, Geisha in the 1980s.

Other writing work

An sociological blog is in the works, as are a few other publication opportunities. Sheena is adjusting direction to pursue goals in academic writing in 2017.


References

Figures 1 -2:  Mackie, S 2016, ‘The global response to climate change requires a new paradigm’, Fifth Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR) 2016, undergraduate presentations, pp. 1-2.

More information:

ACUR: Australasian Council for Undergraduate Research; Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research 2016.

http://www.acur.org.au 

 

Writing News: June 2016

Academic writing news

Sheena has submitted two academic articles to CQUniversity‘s Student Psychology Society (SPS).

Her articles are currently undergoing peer review and approval by the head of Psychology at CQUniversity, Australia.

If accepted, they will be published in the upcoming editions of the newsletter.

The articles focus upon an emerging global trend towards interdisciplinary study and research, with a spotlight on psychology and sociology.

 

New age nonfiction writing news

WP_004252 (2)

Click on the link for new age nonfiction news:  New age nonfiction writing news

 

As per editor’s request: 

Link to FULL REFERENCE LIST for Winter 2016

Real-life objects of power & mystery – The case of: The mystique & authority of the Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other writing news

Sheena also writes poetry, fiction, web (or sales) copy and song lyrics.

Sheena has been a published writer since 1998.