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Palgrave Communications Special Issue

I am so delighted to see my first single-authored, double-blind peer-reviewed article appear in the world! It is a special issue in Palgrave Communications on “The Future of Research Assessment” being commissioned by Professor James Wilsdon (Professor of Research Policy, Department of Politics … Continue reading

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Getting Organised: Practical Tools

The summer is the season for organisation. It feels wonderful to have time and space to read and write. I also have been working on implementing strategies (yes this is a war) for the coming chaos of the Autumn term. … Continue reading

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How do you find academic conferences to attend?

This is a duplication of a blogpost that I wrote for  Summer means conference season in academia. From casual graduate symposia popping up across campuses, to the vast annual international gatherings of scholars in one dedicated field, there will … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Bertrand Russell and Doing More of What Makes you Happy.

Recently I have been focusing on trying to pursue interests outside of my research.    It is strange how that sentence sounds like a guilty confession. Having interests outside of your research? Doesn’t “interests” equate to “research? Do you not find your research … Continue reading

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Yangon Local Airport: Myanmar

The ceiling is high and vaulted in oak, as you would expect in the dining room of a Tudor mansion. The building is far taller than it needs to be and there is a balcony around the central concourse that … Continue reading

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Japan: Arrival in Yokohama

The Port of Yokohama is located downtown. In January, the sky is a crisp blue backdrop to the city skyline. Imagine emerging through an organic wooden construction all angles. The year is 2150 and we’ve finally accepted responsibility for the environment. … Continue reading

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Speaking Out: Academic Conferences and How to Find Them

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The Secret of Getting Ahead is Getting Started…

… updated academic website to follow this month

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Technology Showcase 2015

The presentations and pop-ups were very interesting at the Technology Showcase. Here is the presentation that I gave on using Evernote in your research. Evernote   Name of event contributor Job/Subject MR1 1-1:45 Cafe 1:45-2:30 Paschalis Gkortsilas PhD candidate Theology … Continue reading

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