Tag Archives: Academia

The Demonisation of Average

I recently read this article from The Guardian, which talks about the culture of acceptance around poor mental health in academia. There’s a focus on PhD students here, but I think this could apply to all stages of the academic … Continue reading

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Onward into the academic sea

It’s been quite a while since I last posted. Far too many of my blogs begin in this way, which is a problem really. I’ve been somewhat busy and blogging has taken a backseat of late. In August of last … Continue reading

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Impostor Syndrome

Are you an impostor? A fake, fraud, charlatan or what have you? Are you only pretending to be an academic, playing dress-up as it were, hunting around in the clothes box for the blazer with elbow patches because that might … Continue reading

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On Being “Academic”

This week I went on a training course about publishing research findings. Part of it was a discussion about changes in publishing leaning towards free access to journal articles. I’m all for freedom of information and allowing everyone access, I … Continue reading

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