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I’m a former researcher into the microbiology of the mouth who now runs a skills development programme for other researchers.

Experimental blogging at #druwe

In the afternoon session of the “Becoming a digital researcher” course at UWE, we have just talked about using blogs. There was lots of discussion around why folks use them. For me, I wanted a place to put my “work” thoughts, stuff on my bread and butter existence, that of researcher skills development. It’s been…

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Show me the money!

Last week UWE held one of its bi-annual Researchers’ Forums. This is an event that we have been running for a few years now with the intention of sharing information with and seeking feedback from research staff in the university about issues and/or initiatives that affect what they do. At the last forum in September…

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All about ASH

On Friday last (15th April) I attended a “Policy & Practice Think Tank” day hosted at the University of Oxford, part of a project called ASHPIT (Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Policy & practice Implementation Think Tank). The theme of this gathering was enterprise, considering how to engage researchers from the Arts, Social Sciences &…

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