Month: August 2022

Decent Gig Work in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Desmond T. Ayentimi, a senior lecturer of management at the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, University of Tasmania, reflects on his most recent paper, “Decent Gig Work in sub-Saharan Africa.”

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Aerial view of a traffic circle under construction

Andy Tattersall Identifies the Four Styles of Research Communication

Research communication can often seem like a monolith, if you want to take your research beyond the walls of the university then do x-y-z. As Andy Tattersall describes, there are in fact many hands and styles of work that contribute to effective research communications.

5 months ago
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Qualitative in Every Sense of the Word

Matthew CB Lyle recounts the journey behind his co-authored qualitative methods paper and the uphill trek it represented because, as he puts, ‘I didn’t know anything when I started.’

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We’re Seeing a Link Between Academic Freedom and Democracy in Africa

There’s a strong correlation between academic freedom and other elements of democracy. But cause and effect are not so clear. The African experience makes the relationship clearer because simultaneously, and in a relatively short time, the whole continent moved from one-party to multiparty systems.

6 months ago
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Cartoon of man blowing whistle with numerous knives at his back

The Emotional Toll of Whistleblowing on Family Identity

Brian Richardson, an associate professor at the University of North Texas and specialist in crisis communication and whistleblowing research, discusses the impacts of whistleblowing on familial relationships and answers questions about his paper “Death Threats don’t Just Affect You, They Affect Your Family”: Investigating the Impact of Whistleblowing on Family Identity

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