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

Why the REF is bad for academia

This post has been inspired by a dear colleague of mine, who I respect immensely. She recently lost out on a lectureship (she needed to move due to personal reasons) based purely on her lack of 'referable' publications, not her lack of potential, or lack of publication plans. I could really empathise with her because … Continue reading Why the REF is bad for academia