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Research communication – are we getting it right when targeting policy and practice?
We’re interested in research communication, across disciplines but also when researchers communicate with others such as policy makers and practitioners. Our correspondent Andrew Clappison introduces his mini series that will explore what research communication means. Recently, piirus.ac.uk ran a twitter poll that asked “Should researchers be responsible for actively communicating their own research beyond academia?”. […]
Mobility, Freedom and the 4-Hour Work Week
One of the little pleasures I allow myself lately is reading business books. I love them. I love their cheerful optimism, their simple beliefs and motivational rhetoric. While kicking around campus, I would never have been seen dead reading Power Within by Tony Robbins, Key Person of Influence by Daniel Priestly or, my current read, […]
Have academic career goals, will travel
Our correspondent, Kathy McKay explains her approach to the need for flexibility of location that so often comes along with having academic career goals. In my last post, I spoke about my minimalist approach to possessions – the fewer things I own, the easier I find moving when a job is offered. I have learned […]
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