Hello lovely readers!
Sorry I haven’t been very active of late, I’ve got my uni project to complete by next week so I am super-busy! However I did manage to have some fun on Tuesday night at my university ball. 411 more words
I think I may be a little unusual amongst chemical engineering professors in that I started out in academia, before switching to a career in industry and then switching back again. 564 more words
This is the first in a series of guest posts by Sarah Webster, based on her fascinating PhD research into British student activism since 1945. 845 more words
Professor Brian Cox of the University of Manchester (and prolific science presenter) talks about the importance of philanthropy in higher education and research.
My issue with his stance on needing more PhDs is that while this is lovely for research, what happens to these people after they finish, and have no academic jobs to go into, or are too qualified for other jobs? 9 more words