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Academic work and careers in Europe

Changing working conditions at European universities are studied in a recent book ‘Academic Work and Careers in Europe – Trends, Challenges, Perspectives’, edited by Tatiana Fumasoli, Gaële Goastellec and Barbara Kehm. 938 more words

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Who Manages The Relationship With Area Employers? Hint: It’s Not Always Career Services

In our previous post in the series – “Closing The Perception Gap: Are Students Trained to Put Theory Into Practice?”- we briefly touched on the importance of advancing communications and partnerships with employers to improve the general perception about a college or universities ability to deliver on career preparation. 448 more words

The Art Of Research

Calling Out Colleges on Legacy Preferences

I was interviewed recently for a Razorcake podcast that will be available next week. Candice Tobin conducted the interview and she asked some questions about what people can do to confront class bigotry in college admissions. 172 more words

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Earth Heroes: Next Gen Coming Up

Thousands of students in architecture, engineering, environmental science, health and other fields  in the US, Asia, Latin America, Australia, and Europe are going to make a big difference for the planet in the decades ahead. 47 more words


How connected is your university to the arms trade?

How connected is your university to the arms trade? This is a question which I was obsessed with seven years ago when I co-founded the anti-arms trade campaign at Warwick. 200 more words

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Two UCU member sacked for allegedly leaking information about the V-C to the press

Well this is worrying:

Two members of staff have been sacked by the University of Bolton for allegedly leaking information about the vice-chancellor to the press, the University and College Union has said.

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The Responsibilities of Academics

Do you have people working for you? How do you conceive of the relationship? Are they junior colleagues for whom you provide steering in an otherwise basically collective project? 76 more words

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