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Networking isn’t a dirty word

A few weeks back I went to an early career workshop focused on grant writing, career progression and that horrible, dirty word – networking. At the start of the two days of talks, the group of young researchers made a list of relevant issues for discussion on a flock of compliant whiteboards. 465 more words

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Lynda: Up and Running with Public Data Sets

Are you in a research funk?

Are you at a place where you’re sick of the research you have been doing?  Maybe you’re not sick of your topic, you’ve just exhausted your data sources.   112 more words


Upcoming educational opportunities you can't miss!

It has been a while since I have posted—too long—but other duties have been occupying much of my time. I would like to take a moment to tell you about three educational opportunities with which I am involved. 495 more words

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Why You Should Consider Rare Book School

I just spent a week at Rare Book School—a program based at UVA that offers book-related courses to scholars, collectors, librarians, booksellers, etc—learning about the principles and best practices of scholarly editing. 959 more words


Researching the maritime archaeology of the Vikings in Ireland

The seafaring Viking raiders are probably the most popular maritime topic in both Irish scholarship and popular imagination. There has been long-standing interest in the impact of Viking settlement on Ireland, informed by findings from archaeological excavations since the 1970s in Dublin, Waterford, Wexford and Cork, and more recently at 328 more words

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Resources, Resources, Resources!

The Learning Hub provides a space where Wirreanda Secondary students can access a wide range of spaces, resources and support to help them learn, but this is not the extent of its role. 252 more words

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Academic Skills and Tech School Success

Academic Skills Are Important

Strong Academic Skills

Strong academic skills are more important than ever before in our modern technological society. While an individual could once rely upon manual labor to provide a good paying stable job, the need for academic skills has now replaced physical labor with mental labor. 624 more words

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