A Letter To All Vice Chancellors

Dear University Vice Chancellors, Deputy Vice Chancellors and Senior Management I am an academic, someone who has spent their whole life dedicated to their discipline, someone who has worked hard to provide excellence in teaching, excellence in research and to inspire people and challenge the taken for granted. I love what I do. Universities have … Continue reading A Letter To All Vice Chancellors

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Top Ten: Tips to survive a conference

Welcome to the first of my top tens! For those of you who don't have the time to read my full blog posts I am putting together shorter top tens that summarise the points I make in the blog. If you are an academic who gets anxious at conferences or you simply want to avoid … Continue reading Top Ten: Tips to survive a conference

Depression in academia and suggestions for change

I thought long and hard about writing this post, a post very personal to me and difficult to write, so I hope readers can appreciate why I have done it. Allowing me to reflect on my own journey has helped me list some suggestions for change - together we can reduce academic depression. Depression. A … Continue reading Depression in academia and suggestions for change