Tag Archives: university

Researching code/coding research(ers)

In this blog post for the ‘Code Acts in Education’ initiative Ben Williamson offers some reflections on how algorithms and code are shaping research practices, outcomes and dissemination. Ben provides an overview of some of the literature in this area … Continue reading

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Zombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education

Zombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education edited by Andrew Whelan, Ruth Walker and Christopher Moore has just been published by Intellect. Here is the publishers page. And the paperback is available at a reasonable price from the … Continue reading

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Big data and the university

Last week’s Times Higher Education had a piece about big data and the university. These questions about the use of metrics in the university sector seem to be gaining increasing importance. It would seem that wider forms of what Nigel … Continue reading

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Jussi Parikka on funding and the spirit of the neoliberal academy

Jussi Parikka has posted a detailed piece on the issues around funding and the spirit of the neoliberal academy on his Machinology blog.

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Graham Scambler on getting published in sociology

I just came across this really interesting post by Graham Scambler about getting published in sociology. Graham offers various tips about getting published but he sets this within the broader changing university context. Graham uses some biographical details to flesh … Continue reading

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Shifting to teaching mode

I’m just about to shift from writing to teaching mode. Much of the summer has been spent writing or with student admissions, but I’m going to try to spend this month splitting my attention between putting together my new teaching … Continue reading

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