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A new podcasting platform for PhD and early career researchers in the social sciences

I have written before about how useful I find podcasts for teaching and for broadening your geographical mind, and more recently I have discovered a new website which hosts podcasts from PhD and early career researchers: Viva Voce Podcasts. This … Continue reading

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Reflections on Academia 2.0: Challenges of impact, communication and relevance

This is the first of a series of posts related to a recent event I attended at the University of Manchester, Academia 2.0 challenges of impact, communication and relevance. The event organised by Dr Gale Raj-Reichert and was supported by … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books for Fieldwork and Research in Human Geography

It’s the beginning of the academic year and lots of students will be returning to university. For those of you who are about to embark any fieldwork or research in human geography, this post points to the books I have … Continue reading

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Using geography journals: A list of places to start…

Something I have been meaning to write a post about for a while is the use of Journals by geography students. For many of the undergraduates I have taught it has taken quite a while for them to realise they … Continue reading

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Extreme multi-tasking or short attention span?

Generally, I think I have a pretty good attention span. I can work solidly on a piece of work, and stay focused for a good couple of hours, IF, I have the internet browser minimised (or even better not open … Continue reading

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