Explaining the academic system of self-inflicted overworking

The workloads in Academia are bad.
This is not news, this is a long complained about state of academia. In fact, it’s so much not news that it’s got to the point where if I say something so cliched on Twitter, people tell me to stop going on about it – particularly other academics, who I suspect are just annoyed to be reminded of it all the time.

Read more

Academia in not very ‘aspirational’ posters

So this week an unnamed university has put up several ‘aspirational’ posters around it’s campus. These include the phrases such as “Confident & Ambitious” and “Agile & Responsive”, great aspirational buzzwords devoid of any actual meaning. So I figured what we need was some more realistic academic posters that better match reality.

Read more

Privacy Preference Center

Close your account?

Your account will be closed and all data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. Are you sure?