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‘Power skills’ for 21st-century academia

‘Power skills’ for 21st-century academia

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Carnegie Mellon University , University of Pittsburgh

Women in academia are doing too much non-promotable work – and that has to stop

The No Club shares advice for women about how to spend their time at work, how to change the environment to stop saddling women with unrewarded work, and prioritise the tasks that get noticed

Linda Babcock, Brenda Peyser, Lise Vesterlund, Laurie Weingart

Latest resources for academics and university staff

Views: comment and opinion on key challenges in higher education

Partnerships with outside companies can help universities if wielded properly

Could 2022 be the year of partnership models, and should you get involved?

Universities must consider the positives and negatives before jumping into a student support partnership or signing up with an online programme manager

Dawn Gilmore, Chinh Nguyen

RMIT University, Curio

Giving students the chance to work in a professional company housed in a university has benefits for all

We started a commercial software company at our university – and you should too

Staffed by students, epiGenesys provides profits for the university and allows students to work in a lively, supportive and successful business environment

Mike Holcombe

University of Sheffield

Teaching university students proofreading skills can be hugely beneficial for their studies and later careers

Teaching your students proofreading skills brings them huge benefits

Being able to produce error-free written communication helps students project competence in class and beyond, says Stone Meredith

Stone Meredith

Colorado State University Global

Colonial power led to differentials between the Global North and South that persist to this day and will not be solved by universities' decolonisation efforts

Does decolonisation in the West do anything for the developing world?

Expanded reading lists do little for the student whose visa is denied because there’s not enough money in their parents’ bank account, says Farish A. Noor

Farish A Noor  

University of Malaya

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THE clinic: find advice and how-to explanations to improve academic teaching and research

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Digital citizenship: creating safe and inclusive online learning spaces

Digital citizenship, or the ability to use and connect via technology responsibly, is now a vital life skill that educators must foster among students. Vicki Madden explains how to start by creating respectful online environments

Victoria Madden

University of Edinburgh

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Amplifying research: five features of successful impact generation

As UK universities await the results of REF2021 and a new cycle of impact generation starts, how can academics go about amplifying the impact of their research? Charlotte Humma and Tessa Russell share tips

Charlotte Humma, Tessa Russell

University of Sussex

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Tips for creating open-access digital courses focused on tackling the climate crisis

Tips on how to develop, design and deliver open-access digital education resources to help educate wider audiences about the climate crisis, by Erika Warnatzsch

Erika Warnatzsch

University of Edinburgh

Medical students learning about decolonisation in the context of healthcare

Decolonising medicine, part one: taking the first steps

Decolonisation should not be limited to arts and social sciences, but many struggle with how to apply it across STEM disciplines. In her first resource, Musarrat Maisha Reza shares advice on effective approaches to decolonising medicine

Musarrat Maisha Reza

University of Exeter

Research distilled: lessons from the latest research into higher education

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It is about ‘people knowing who I am’: reflections on how to guide inclusion work in universities

Advice on using a framework called ‘the Inclusion Compass’ to guide inclusion work within universities, based on a pan-European research project carried out to explore how this could work across higher education

George Koutsouris, Lauren Stentiford , Tricia Nash

University of Exeter

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Improving learning through physical action and sensory perception

Drawing on movement and sensory perception as part of learning can enhance outcomes, research shows. Sheila L. Macrine and Jennifer M. B. Fugate explain how to put this into practice

Sheila L Macrine, Jennifer MB Fugate

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Kansas City University

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Five tips to enhance your institution’s civic engagement by working with public libraries

Advice to help universities work in partnership with public libraries to reach wider audiences and enhance their civic engagement

Marge Ainsley, Rachel Heydecker

Carnegie UK

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Coordinating co-authors

Co-authoring with other researchers can result in more ambitious and exciting papers than solo endeavours but is also fraught with potential hiccups. Steven Bateman and Jie Zhang share advice on keeping collaborative work on track

Steven Bateman, Jie Zhang

Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University 

Case studies: first-hand accounts of successful projects within higher education institutions

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How universities can support refugee students and academics

Afghan Chevening scholar Naimatullah Zafary, who was among the last people to be airlifted to safety from Kabul, explains how institutions can support refugee students and staff who arrive in an unfamiliar country after experiencing perilous journeys and severe trauma

Naimatullah Zafary

University of Sussex

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Tackling climate change requires university, government and industry collaboration – here’s how

Universities must work with government and industry to drive climate action. Anna Skarbek outlines key principles that should shape the approach

Anna Skarbek

Monash University, Climateworks Centre

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The challenges of creating a multidisciplinary research centre and how to overcome them

How to overcome the challenges of setting up a collaborative research centre designed to break down institutional silos and structures

Andrew Tobin, Laura Tyler

University of Glasgow

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How can universities support Ukrainian students? Advice from a Polish institution

Rapid response actions that universities can take to support Ukrainian students and academics, based on the experience of a Polish institution

Paweł Śpiechowicz

University of Lodz

Collections of advice for academics and university staff

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Let’s get physical: using movement and outdoor spaces to enhance learning

When students are doing – whether moving around the classroom or applying knowledge in a new environment – they’re engaged, inspired and motivated. This collection brings together tips and advice for adding physical activity to your teaching and taking students outdoors to improve their learning experiences and outcomes.
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A framework for learning in seven principles

This collection covers the seven principles of the Higher Education Learning Framework. The HELF has been created as a guide for organisations, teachers and students to help frame thinking about teaching and learning design in higher education.
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Higher education’s role in upholding democracy

Education is one of the pillars of a healthy democracy, but when invasions of sovereign nations, curbed civil liberties or disputed elections threaten the values of democratic societies, what should universities do? Here we draw together ideas from higher education professionals all over the world on how institutions can continue to advance the cause of freedom, civic engagement and truth seeking, no matter what.
Advice for academics and university staff on why and how to ensure the correct use of students names

What’s in a name? The importance of getting students’ names right

This collection explores why learning students’ names and articulating them correctly is so important to building an engaging and inclusive classroom. It also offers tips and strategies to help educators remember names and manage varied pronunciations to ensure no students feel marginalised.

Webinars and podcasts: live conversations providing practical advice for higher education professionals

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THE Campus webinar: what’s the future of higher education assessment?

A panel of teaching and learning experts from THE Campus+ institutions around the world discuss how can institutions create evaluations that are fair, robust and credible

THE Campus team

THE Campus

Podcast discussing building resilience and protecting well-being among university staff and students

THE podcast: how to build mutually beneficial community partnerships

Three vice-presidents of public affairs and community engagement at universities in London, Melbourne and Chicago speak to the value of two-way partnerships

Deborah Bull, Derek Douglas, Julie Wells

King's College London, The University of Chicago, University of Melbourne

Podcast discussing building resilience and protecting well-being among university staff and students

THE podcast: how to use social media to promote your work

Two scholars who have embraced social media platforms such as YouTube, Twitter, Twitch and podcasts to communicate their research explain how they got started and what works

Simon Clark, Christina Zdenek

Independent academic, The University of Queensland

Podcast discussing building resilience and protecting well-being among university staff and students

THE podcast: lessons from leading HE through two years of pandemic upheaval

Two higher education leaders reflect on what they have learnt in the two years since the pandemic struck

Peter Mathieson, Anant Agarwal

University of Edinburgh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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