- October 2011
The story of the Research Den and Bron's goal to help students write better essays is part of a new book called 100 Women. The book and photographic exhibition will be launched at the University of Newcastle on the 19th October and you're invited! RSVP
- September 2011
Preparing for the HSC? Check out the VOMITS Technique for writing exam essays and don't forget to contact us if you need any help of support.
- August 2011
Bron is in Australia for the Senior Student Success Day. For more information visit Human Connections.
- April 2011
The Research Den is working with expat students from international schools to open libraries in poor local schools in China. You can help! Visit the Students' Library Project.
- November 2010
Congratulations to the winners of the 2010 Library Fines Scholarship! To check out the winners and apply for a scholarship in 2011 visit the scholarship page.
- September/October 2010
Do you need some last minute strategies to prepare for writing essays in the HSC or final year exams? Use the contact us form to let us know that you are interested in a Skype 1hr Exam Preperation tutoring session and we'll be in touch to confirm the details. Start your essays with confidence!
- August 2010
The Research Den is visiting China. There are roughly as many university students here as the entire population of Australia!
If you are interested in researching or learning about China, the ANU China Institute is a good place to start.
- July 2010
Compete with yourself to improve your marks! Latest research shows an effective strategy to achieve your academic goals is to try to beat your past marks.
- June 2010
Australia's international education sector may see a decline in student enrolments because of recent changes to our Skilled Migration Program. If you are an international students and concerned about how these changes may affect you visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website: www.immi.gov.au
- May 2010
Bron is the guest speaker at the University of Newcastle Leadership award networking evening. Good luck to this year’s nominees.
- April 2010
We are now offering Skype tutoring! Visit the Tutoring section of this site for more information.
- March 2010
iPhone app release on iTunes! Visit the Resources and Publications section of this site for more information.
- February 2010
O-Week Essay Planner workshops start in February 2010. Check your university for details.
- January 2010
An article was reported in the Sydney Morning Herald, on January 20, 2010 p. 3 News and explains that just a few days of aerobic exercise (running, swimming, cycling, aerobics, soccer etc) actually encourages the brain to produce more of the memory-assisting brain cells that increase our learning and cognitive abilities and ... help us write better essays!
- December 2009
MERRY CHRISTMAS We hope you enjoy the festive season and look forward to working with you in 2010
- November 2009
FINAL EXAMS Good luck to all senior students (and their parents) sitting final exams!
- October 2009
ASIA-PACIFIC ENTREPRENEURS AWARD Bron wins the Asia-Pacific Entrepreneurs Award for designing essay-writing study aids for students. The award of $1000 is presented by the Golden Key International Honours Society.
To apply, I had to write an essay! I kept thinking “I can’t enter this award saying I run this great essay-writing support service and submit a totally crap application essay!” Oh, the pressure I put on myself! You can read about the award here: http://www.goldenkey.org/GKIHS/MemberBenefits/ScholarshipsandAwards/ScholarshipandAwardWinners/AsiaPacificEntrepeneursAward.htm
- September 2009
WOMEN IN BUSINESS Bron graduates from a Women in Business course run by BEC. If anyone has an essay to write on business check out your local Business Enterprise Centre – they offer tonnes of FREE business information and advice.
- August 2009
iPHONE APP Work has started on the latest product from the Research Den – an iPhone app of The Night Before Essay Planner. You’ll be able to get the app on your phone early next year.
- July 2009
NLP Bron and Bert attend Steve Linder’s Core NLP and NeuroStrategies Course in Sydney. This is the guy who left school because "his schooling was interfering with his education" and went on to make millions of dollars and positively influence thousands of people. www.sricoaching.com
- June 2009
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Bron heads to San Diego to attend a Leadership Academy with Robbins Research. What a week! You can find our more on Tony Robbins events here: http://www.tonyrobbins.com/masteryuniversity/academy.aspx
- May 2009
SORRY DAY Attend a national Sorry Day event. Rates of literacy and numeracy in Aboriginal Australia are below the rest of the population before they even leave primary school. Assimilation policies fractured Indigenous communities and continue to be responsible for the disadvantage experienced by many Aboriginal people today. Education statistics reveal the extent of this disadvantage http://reconciliaction.org.au/nsw/education-kit/about/
- April 2009
TUTORING The Research Den is now offering face-to-face tutoring to students in Sydney and the Central Coast. The tutoring follows the same structure as the Plan Research Write Package on Skype, but when we meet face-to-face you’ll get to conduct your research in the real world – visit a museum or do something that inspires you.
- March 2009
LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNER Bron wins the University of Newcastle Leadership Award. This was a really long process of attending workshops and networking meetings in 2008 before the short-list was invited to attend an interview in front of a panel of six. It was such a rewarding experience. The prize was $10,000 to attend leadership training. http://www.newcastle.edu.au/news/2009/03/youngentrepreneurtakeshomeprest...
- February 2009
WORKSHOPS O-Week Essay Writing Workshops are scheduled for Sydney, Central Coast and Newcastle. This year the workshops will be interactive and promise to set you up so that every essay you write this year will be a breeze! Visit the workshops page at www.researchden.comÂ for more info.
- January 2009
The Research Den becomes a provider of ITAS – an Australian Government initiative providing study support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. For more information on the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme visit www.det.nsw.edu.au