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New book to inspire others to study at University

Monday, 25 July 2016

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HealthInfoNet's Dr Mick Adams recently launched his new book, My journey through the academic mist.

Dr Mick Adams' (Uncle Mick to most) journey through the academic mist began in 1976. His latest book is about the challenges, frustrations and blocks he needed to overcome to reach his goals. It is hoped that the book will inspire all students to realise their full potential.

Mick is a descendant of the Yadhiagana/Wuthathi people of Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, having traditional family ties with the Gurindji people of Central Western Northern Territory, with extended family relationships with the people of the Torres Straits, Warlpiri (Yuendumu), and East Arnhem Land (Gurrumaru) communities.

Mick holds a PhD in Public Health from Queensland University of Technology and a Master of Arts (Indigenous Research and Development), Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Curtin University of Technology. Prior to undertaking his postgraduate studies he undertook a Bachelor of Social Work (James Cook University), a Bachelor of Applied Science (Aboriginal Community Management and Development) (Curtin) an Associate Diploma in Social Work and a Community Development Certificate (South Australia Institute of Technology).

The book retails at $40 plus $5 postage and handling. The book is available for purchase by contacting the author direct at mickadams47@gmail.com.

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