Category Archives: exploitation

when senior academics are interested in your work …

I was recently told a very disconcerting story by a supervisor about something that had just happened to one of the doctoral researchers she was working with. I’m repeating it here because it’s a cautionary tale. The moral of the … Continue reading

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some thoughts on learning, exploitation and that Birmingham ad

There’s been quite a bit of talk this week about the ad run by The University of Birmingham for an honorary two day a week research fellow. It was taken down relatively quickly after a tweet and facebook flurry. Birmingham … Continue reading

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