15 mai 2016

'Universities should set targets for recruiting men to address embarrassing gender gap'

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . The numbers are stark. Four-fifths of the UK’s higher education institutions have more female than male students, as do two-thirds of the 180 subject areas on offer at university. Read more...

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Calls to set targets for recruitment of boys at university to redress gender gap

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Universities should introduce ‘targets’ for the recruitment of boys, a new report has said, as it revealed girls born today are 75 per cent more likely to go to study for a degree. Read more...

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'Men's issues must be recognised by universities to address falling numbers'

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . It is fair to say that today’s society has progressed significantly with regards to gender equality.  Sexism is widely and correctly regarded as derogatory and has no reason to exist in the workplace or anywhere for that matter. Read more...

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We can’t keep ignoring the issue of boys who fail to achieve

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Sometimes the elephant in the room is so huge that no one else can squeeze in, and the conversation has to take place elsewhere. So it is, I can’t help feeling, with the problem of Britain’s underachieving boys. Read more...

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3rd annual Beyond the Professoriate, the online career conference for PhDs

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jennifer Polk. Seeking employment outside academic faculty positions? Then this conference is for you. More...

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Transition Q & A: Lindy Ledohowski, CEO of an educational software company

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jennifer Polk. I was so excited when I got the job offer. And in many ways, I still love the professional academy in its best iteration. But loving something as an ideal doesn’t necessarily mesh up with the real, lived experience of love, does it? I needed to make up my own mind about whether or not I had landed in the right place. More...

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Why you should lose the degree-focused career list

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Liz Koblyk. These lists are not useful because they are built around a tiny part of what makes you a good job candidate. More...

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Surviving conference season: What to pack

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Tara Siebarth. We are fast approaching conference season in academe. As academics everywhere put the finishing touches on their presentation notes and confirm hotel reservations, we at University Affairs  are collecting your advice on how to survive conference season. Some of these posts will be specific to the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, since a large part of our readership will be attending, but many of the tips can be applied to any academic conference. More...

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How we turned a $1-million start-up award to $3 million

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Jonathan Thon. There are, of course, nuances to formulating a budget, and it’s highly advisable to consult with someone who is experienced and understands the politics of the department you are applying to before committing. More...

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