Academic writing: Sheena’s research project and paper on cyberbullying (online harassment) received a grade of 92% (High Distinction). It is being pitched to journals.
Singing: Lately, Sheena has been recovering and preparing an archive of back-issues of the VLS – Vocal Lifestyle exclusive newsletter for singers.
Click the links below to see some editions from 1999 (via Publitas.com)
VLS Issue 1 – 1999
VLS Issue 2 – 1999
VLS Issue 4 – 1999
VLS Issue 5 – 1999
Please note the left menu in Publitas – you can download a copy for yourself 🙂
MORE coming soon…
If you are interested in vocal tuition in rock, pop and contemporary singing, then keep an eye on the Vocal Tuition page.
Sheena singing with The Australian Meatloaf Tribute Show (30 June 1995) on tour. Gladstone Entertainment Centre (Source: Ralph Hill Productions – FOH desk cam footage by Paul Harris).
Recently, Sheena has been catching up with some former band members and friends to play and enjoy music.
ABOUT SHEENA’S MUSIC CAREER
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ACUR: Australasian Council for Undergraduate Research; Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research 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
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.