Jo Mitchell is an experienced writer and editor. After studying Modern Languages at the University of Oxford she worked in fundraising at Oxfam GB and Viva, where she specialised in writing communications for major donors. She now provides freelance editing and copywriting services at Nightingale Ink in the firm belief that sometimes words can sing.
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….
A shift towards the use of digital learning spaces has been underway for some time, but the coronavirus crisis has catalysed a sudden acceleration.
The way in which you adapt to teaching your courses online will have a significant impact on your students’ ability to continue learning successfully….
The shocking scale and speed of change in recent days has been unlike anything most of us have ever known before. I’m conscious as I write today that the world in which you are reading this may be different again. …
In today’s fast-moving, cost and climate conscious global academic world, it is increasingly possible you may be invited to a video interview when applying for a new job. Whether it’s Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangout or Zoom, video interviews can save significant time, expense and impact on the environment – and are becoming more and more popular….
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