Kia ora and Welcome to Thesislink 2017!

Ko te mutunga oranga, he tīmatatanga kaha!  Winning starts with beginning!

It’s the start of a new year and with the new year comes new beginnings, goals and aspirations. For Māori the koru or silver fern frond uncurling symbolises a new beginning, a new start or the spirit of rejuvenation.  So it seems appropriate to start the year off with this symbol.

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This year we have lots of interesting blog posts lined up for you.  We begin next week with a post about doctoral oral exam surprises. This post will be followed with tips for transforming your published paper into a blog post.

At Thesislink we would love more feedback. In fact, there will be a couple of posts about feedback which will be posted in February. In the meantime, if you would like to write a blog post for Thesislink or have an idea you want us to write about please leave a comment.

Thanks to Hazel Abraham for the whakatauki /Māori proverb

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