Monthly Archives: April 2016

Vitae Training

22/04/2016 – D0.26 Horton Building I organised for an external trainer (the excellent Jen Reynolds) to come in and deliver this training to 22 PhD students and staff to help them get using Vitae for their professional development needs. I’m … Continue reading

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Public Lecture – Men, gender and misandry: breaching the binary

19/04/16 @ 13:00 – lecture as part of the Bradford Diversity Festival, C7, Richmond Building Synopsis: this session explores society‚Äôs abiding desire for binary genders, the changing nature of 21st century masculinities and the concept of misandry in everyday life. … Continue reading

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Epigeum Reviewing

11/04/16-13/04/16 – Central Methodist Hall, Westminster London. This work involved acting as a reviewer for a course in development at Epigeum. I had to find out my role, meet the authors and discuss/advise on content maps for the intended syllabus. … Continue reading

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Diversity in the Workplace

Training completed today – compulsory.

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Data Protection, Information Security and Freedom of Information

Training completed today – compulsory

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3rd Year Guest Psychology Lecture

Today I gave an hour’s guest lecture to a cohort of final year psychology students about Male Eating Disorders. I decided to diversify so I practised using Prezi.  

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Next steps for PGR: funding, quality of provision and the high-skilled workforce

07/04/16 – Westminster Higher Education Forum – 61 Whitehall London This event covered: The state of the PGR Market The value of what it means to have a PhD Changes to PGR funding Responding to the changes in funding The … Continue reading

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