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Employers’ duty of care has long protected many from the risks of a harmful physical working environment. But the scrabble to set up new work-from-home stations almost overnight has left many working in woefully less-than-ideal situations….
The search for your next academic job can be exhausting and painful. To have got where you are, however, you will have faced – and overcome – steep challenges. So what can you do now to revitalise your search and keep momentum up until you finally nail that job?…
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a dramatic and thorough rethinking of in-person events, including academic conferences. So given that the alternative of virtual conferences look set to stay, how can these be refined to deliver the best and most accessible experience?…
Open Access to published research seems like a quick win to get research results to where they are most needed – quickly.
In reality the problem is messy and complex and the research publication industry has not yet settled on an equitable model to make this happen….
Remote working, asynchronous timetables, a reduction in presenteeism – developments that disabled academics have spent years calling for have been swiftly and widely adopted in the light of the pandemic….
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