Category Archives: learning

learning to supervise: some personal turning points

This is a guest post by Helen Colley, Professor of Lifelong Learning at the University of Huddersfield, where she is also Director of Graduate Education for the School of Education and Professional Development. Her personal research interests currently focus on … Continue reading

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learning to supervise: from training to pedagogy

This guest post is by Eva Bendix Petersen. Eva is senior lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her research focusses on subject/identity formation in educational contexts, especially as they play out in Academia. Eva … Continue reading

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doctoral training and the messiness of research

This post is written by Simon Bailey, a Research Fellow in the Business School at the University of Manchester. As a unique contribution to knowledge, doctorates are by definition very individual things. Though planning is very important, plans must be … 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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