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Collegiality vs. Managerialism in European Higher Education institutions

According to Taylor&Francis policies (here) I am not allowed for a span of 18 months to publish my accepted papers as pdf files in scientific social network such as academia.edu or researchgate. 60 more words

Building bridges among lab groups

Some of the comments on lab group separation, mostly on Twitter or Facebook, not here, hoped for an explanation of the reasons for separation, or thoughts on the fixes for this. 320 more words

Managing An Academic Career

Not-so-strange Encounters: Interact with SAA Leadership in Cleveland!

One of the concerns I’ve heard periodically over the past year of my presidency is that members feel disconnected from our organizational leadership. We’ve tried in a range of ways to address that from this blog, to presence on twitter and Facebook, and encouraging contact on specific issues. 544 more words

The Fairy Tale of Working from Home

After nearly 25 years teaching in the public school arena (and if you think that’s a strange choice of a word to replace ‘school’, think again), I am privileged and happy to be among the ranks of folks who work from home.  1,604 more words

Random Thoughts

What can the TEF can learn from the REF?

(Note: I published this piece first under the heading “Seven rules the Teaching Excellence Framework should followvia the Guardian’s Higher Education Network… 928 more words


3 ways to fix those meetings

Every academic I know loathes meetings. Loathes them.

They view meetings as obstacles to (rather than elements of) work, wasted time, forced upon them, and – even worse – as forums for awful colleagues to showcase their awfulness. 1,273 more words

Research Culture

Faculty as a Learning Community

Anup K Singh, PhD

An educational institution is in the enterprise of generating and disseminating knowledge. It is expected to impart the latest knowledge and to develop most desired employability skills, using appropriate and effective pedagogies. 1,177 more words