Supervision award to our head of school
September 24, 2009 § Leave a comment
College of Humanities and Social Sciences – Research Award (Supervisor) Professor Cynthia White
Professor of Applied Linguistics Cynthia White is a regular contributor to workshops, seminars and staff development sessions on research, supervision and academic career management within Massey University, the Centre for Academic Development and e-Learning, and the Graduate Research School.
As college representative on the Doctoral Research Committee (2002-2005), Professor White made an active contribution to doctoral studies in the University, contributed to the successful resolution of difficult supervisory relationships, and acted as a mentor for three chief supervisors in different schools.
Professor White serves on the review boards of seven international journals and two national journals, regularly reviews research proposals for funding bodies such as the British Academy, and has been an active researcher and co-leader in collaborative projects with Oxford University, Britian’s Open University and Nottingham University.
In the past five years she has given eight international plenary addresses at major conferences in Hawaii, Germany, Britian, China, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.