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Why do we blog, anyway?

By Marc Geddes

I have been Communications Officer for the PSA Specialist Group on Parliaments for almost two years, and I have loved it. It has allowed me to engage with a range of academics, researchers, students and practitioners to help disseminate their research whilst also promoting the study of parliaments and legislatures across the UK. 911 more words


Sappers and Shrapnel exhibition

A quick visit this afternoon to the Art Gallery of South Australia to see their special exhibition, Sappers and Shrapnel (11 November 2016-29 January 2017). This exhibition juxtaposes arts and crafts made by soldiers in conflict zones with contemporary Australian and New Zealand art on war. 107 more words

Meet Your State Legislators

Next year our state faces urgent challenges, and how we deal with those challenges will affect all Oregonians for years to come. On top of that, uncertainty and changing priorities at the national level could present significant additional challenges for our state. 93 more words

Community Events

Landscapes of Revolution Project Workshop

As the project gathers steam we have set a date for our first workshop, to take place in Midleton Public Library at 2pm on Saturday 17th December. 104 more words

Public Engagement

Academic jobs post-PhD: talk to Surrey SEL PGRs, 5th December 2016

On 5th December I spoke to PGRs in Surrey’s School of English and Languages about getting the first job post-PhD. I talked through my career path, from the messy immediacy of the post-PhD stage through to the permanent job I started 4 months ago, and drew out some (potentially) useful things I learned along the way. 1,961 more words


Performing Stories

I’m very interested in how we translate real life stories into theatre and performance. My ideas about this process were well and truly put to the test whilst developing ‘ 707 more words

Health Research

Postgraduate Engaged Research: Jason Balzarano

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has a lively postgraduate community and many of our PGR students are involved in Engaged Research. In this series of blog posts, postgraduates reflect on their how their work engages with publics, uses co-creation and creates impact. 1,019 more words

Public Engagement