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The turn to end all turns

The upwards trajectory of publication poses an obvious problem for the aspiring academic. It is one familiar from other fields of cultural production. How to be heard above the din? If ever more publications are being produced each year, commanding ever… Read More ›

On Academic Productivity

Some great ideas about academic productivity offered by Fabio Rojas at OrgTheory, based on conversations he has had with ultra-productive academics. Read it in full here: Team work: Almost every star I’ve asked works in large groups. If you look… Read More ›

The @_ISRF Early Career Fellowship Competition

The Independent Social Research Foundation wishes to support independent-minded researchers to explore and present original research ideas which take new approaches, and suggest new solutions, to real world social problems. More information: http://www.isrf.org/funding-opportunities/grant-competitions/ecf4/

Please sign the petition against union busting at Coventry

Help support the University and College Union in this important campaign: Please can everyone sign and circulate throughout their branches this petition against the shameful actions of CU Services Ltd, Coventry University’s subsidiary company. http://speakout.web.ucu.org.uk/stop-the-shameful-employment-practices-in-the-coventry-university-group/