Month: August 2013

Oh the humanities: Oxford graduates do well, but what about the rest?

A study of 11,000 alumni from the University of Oxford has shown that humanities graduates went on to work in the UK’s major growth sectors. The Oxford study can’t tell us much about the fate of graduates at other universities around the UK. But it does prompt a closer look at the stigma surrounding humanities subjects in the UK.

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How Scholars Can Be Strategic Communicators

As academics, we are not usually trained – or even encouraged – to seek an audience for our research beyond the world of peer review. This leaves us ill-equipped for the policy world, a competitive place in which scholars enjoy few advantages. To bring our ideas and findings into the policy arena, we must adopt a style of engagement that enable us to compete effectively with these other groups for the attention of decision-makers.

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Book Review: Navigating Power

Gelaye Debebe: Navigating Power: Cross-Cultural Competence in Navajoland. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012. 167 pp. $60.00 / £37.95, hardback; $59.99 […]

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