Campus webinar: The keys to a successful academic career
Three female academics in Europe, the UK and Australia give their advice on how to land a promotion, networking for introverts, how much you should be publishing – and answering the question: ‘Should I quit?’
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There is no one way to find success in an academic career. In this webinar, three senior academics reflect on their unique trajectories to success and offer advice on promotions, workload management and accepting that it's never a linear path to the top.
The panellists are:
Sarah Birrell Ivory, the director of the Centre for Business, Climate Change and Sustainability and senior lecturer in climate change and business strategy at the University of Edinburgh Business School. Her textbook Becoming a Critical Thinker: For Your University Studies and Beyond, published by Oxford University Press, has been adopted by universities across the world to support students’ university journey. Dr Ivory’s research and executive education covers sustainability, climate change and critical thinking, working with many leading global companies.
Kylie Message-Jones is director of the Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University and director of the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Researchers and Centres. A professor of public humanities, she is a research fellow of the National Museum of Australia and an adviser to the Vietnamese Museum of Australia. She is author of six books exploring the cultural politics of museums. She has held various university leadership roles and has designed and led research development and leadership programmes for graduate students and academics at all levels.
Catherine Léglu is vice-rector for academic affairs at the University of Luxembourg. Her role has responsibility for education strategy, education quality, steering student admissions and the student journey through to graduation, as well as overseeing the university library. She read modern languages at Pembroke College, Cambridge, where she also did her PhD on medieval Occitan literature. She taught at Queen’s University Belfast and Bristol and was until 2019 professor of medieval French and Occitan literature at the University of Reading. She is a visiting professor at the University of Reading.
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