Valuing Staff in Academia

Having commented on the suggestion that 9 month contracts could be introduced in the UK, there’s another piece which suggests that universities must value their staff on more than their research outputs. Even in the subset of fields where they are viable, metrics such as grant income and citations tell you only that someone’s work is popular […]

Facebook for Academics

One of my ex-students asked me a few questions about another project, as to what I think about the use of Facebook between staff/students: Here’s what I said (.wav file, 5.5MB)