Monthly Archives: May 2012

The academic landscape after autonomy?

Brian Martin has this to say about the sociology of the academia in Australia after funding to universities was drastically reduced in Australia back in the 70s. …Some positions become vacant through retirements and resignations. Many of these are not … Continue reading

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Obstacles to academic integrity

This is another gem from Brian Martin. It’s probably too late for mandatory reading for faculty members, but would be of immense value to young people just finishing their degrees and pondering that enormous step into the academia. An excerpt: … Continue reading

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Status and envy in the academia

The academia is not a shelter for people uninterested in worldly gains! Brian Martin gets it so right here in this article. To quote an excerpt: “…One way to get beyond envy and the status race is to focus on … Continue reading

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