The “I” Word: Research Impact in the Arts & Humanities

This workshop enables researchers to familiarise themselves with innovative approaches and methods that can make for exciting new ways of conceptualising, designing, and carrying out their arts and humanities research in partnership with non-academic partners and audiences; at the same time, the workshop will also facilitate both critical and pragmatic appraisals of the processes and consequences of translating our work into impact narratives and metrics.

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02/06/2016 “Early-Career Academics in English Studies” (King’s College, London)

I’m really excited to have been invited to contribute to an event dedicated to the topic of “Early-Career Academics in English Studies”, including issues such as ‘gender, mental health, teaching and research, and international early-career research and mobility. The event is co-sponsored by University English and the English Association. I’ll publish more details on this event and […]

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03/05/2016 “Academia & Social Media” (University of Lincoln)

The University of Lincoln has committed funding to a commendable, inspiring new initiative started by its researchers: a postgraduate network for Women in Academia. I’m absolutely thrilled to be part of the networks series of workshops this year, and to be tackling the topic of social media and academia from a gendered angle. Please upgrade […]

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16/03/2016 “Writing for Survival: Publishing & Precarity in the Lives of Early-Career Researchers” (Liverpool)

I’ve been invited to deliver this paper at the The University Press Redux Conference in Liverpool. You can find the full programme here, and the abstract for my paper below.  The processes, practices, and politics of publishing have a substantial influence on the careers and the lives of early-career researchers. A book – be it under contract […]

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Making Your Mark: Academia, Social Media, & Employability

I delivered this invited talk as part of an event called The Digital Academic, organised by Jobs.ac.uk and Piirus and held on 23 March 2015 at the University of Warwick. The aim of this session was to introduce ECRs and PhDs to how social media can help your academic profile, skills, and career prospects, but […]

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