30 janvier 2020

Thousands of UK academics 'treated as second-class citizens'

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Thousands of academic staff at British universities are being treated as second-class citizens on precarious contracts, says a report highlighting the “alarming rise of mass casualised labour” in higher education. More...

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Coronavirus and Ebola: could open access medical research find a cure?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Campaigners have argued for open access to scientific research since the dawn of the internet – so why is it taking so long. More...

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We refuse to act as external examiners until universities deal with staffing issues

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"This role is crucial in underpinning the quality of education provided to students, but so too is the need to provide fair pay, pensions and job security for those who work in universities, say 29 UK professors. More...

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Senior UK academics protest over pay and working conditions

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Professors refuse to act as external examiners, potentially disrupting students’ results. More...

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Minister criticises lack of senior black UK academics

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The universities minister has criticised UK higher education institutions for their failure to recruit and promote black and minority ethnic academics, after figures showed that no black staff were employed at the most senior levels. More...

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The tuition fees generation is finding its voice in parliament

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Westminster’s newest recruits are now in a position to challenge older MPs who benefited from a free education. More...

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UK universities issue health warnings over travel to China

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"UK universities with links to China have issued warnings to staff and students travelling to and from areas affected by the coronavirus, urging anyone with symptoms to seek medical advice. More...

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Do What Works for You

In Mary Churchill’s most recent column about getting things done in 2020, she ended with the question for the readers about what we do to be organized. Rather than a lengthy comment, I decided to write a post instead. More...

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My Favorite Books and Podcasts of 2019

Reading has always been one of my favorite activities. With my family in New Jersey for the 2019 school year, the drives, flights and train rides to visit provided great opportunities to read physical books and listen to audiobooks and podcasts. More...

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What We Love/Hate About Conferences

The season of conferences.
Since 2014, I have gone to the annual ACE conference each spring. This year is different. Instead, this spring I am presenting at two academic conferences: the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) in Philly in late February/early March and the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) in Miami in late March. More...

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