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25

Sep

Four things to consider before booking y...



Going to an academic conference can be an effective – and enjoyable – way to invest in your professional development, ...

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29

Aug

Five ways to recover from rejection



Articles, research grant proposals, job applications: a career in higher education offers seemingly endless opportunit...

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9

Aug

Academic job titles: An international gu...



Academic titles can be confusing, they vary between countries, and even between universities in the same country. We h...

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22

Jul

Arabic language programme to become PGCE...



University of Birmingham Dubai The development and opening of Birmingham University’s Dubai Campus in September 2018 h...

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5

Jul

Precarity in HE: what you need to know a...



Alex* is a lecturer with a string of publications and glowing student feedback – but no permanent contract. He current...

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28

Jun

How to write job advertisements that att...



University recruitment and selection can be a complex, multi-layered process, with several stages to complete even bef...

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26

Jun

Plagiarism and how to tackle it



Celebrated microbiologist Selman A. Waksman was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1952 for his discovery of streptomycin, a l...

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14

Jun

Building your visiting lecturer portfoli...



When building a portfolio, you’ll need to start by finding which universities will enhance your reputation as a teache...

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24

May

How to stop procrastinating



Carefully polished paperclips, an unprecedented interest in the art of ‘cucumber-carving’: the telltale signs of procr...

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10

May

Five ways to overcome perfectionism and ...



By its very nature, academic life demands a high level of rigour, dedication and single-minded focus. But there is a c...

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