Past Mistakes

"Whatever the genuine lessons of history, policymakers constantly make opportunistic use of the past to justify their decisions. Matthew Reisz introduces a team of historians who are fighting back against the 'Bad History' all around us. Like everybody else, historians disagree violently about "the lessons of history". Some think there…

Doctoring the System

Improving the structures for doctoral students, improves completion rate? Improving the structures that support doctoral students can turn around completion rates. Tara Brabazon sets out a ten-point plan for institutions Behind every failed doctoral candidature is a personal tragedy. The unsuccessful conclusion of any degree is a moment of sadness,…

Past Mistakes

"Whatever the genuine lessons of history, policymakers constantly make opportunistic use of the past to justify their decisions. Matthew Reisz introduces a team of historians who are fighting back against the 'Bad History' all around us Like everybody else, historians disagree violently about "the lessons of history". Some think there…

Because We’re Worth It…

Interesting article Fed up with being a free research resource, Vanessa Toulmin is capitalising on the skills of her staff at her archive As director of the National Fairground Archive at the University of Sheffield library, my day-to-day job involves building up the collections, researching and highlighting the archive's holdings…

Get it out in the open

"From downloads of lectures to entire courses for free, Rebecca Attwood reports on how universities are fitting open educational resources into their missions and marketing Perhaps you visited Brighton at the weekend and were intrigued by the Royal Pavilion's ostentatious architecture; now you'd like to learn more about its history.…
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