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On generosity in academia

On generosity in academia

gen·er·os·i·ty (jĕn′ə-rŏs′ĭ-tē) n.pl.gen·er·os·i·ties Liberality in giving or willingness to give, Kindness or magnanimity, Amplitude; abundance, A generous act. Ref: The Free Dictionary  Last week I attended Bren Neale’s retirement conference (which I discuss here) and it has got me musing about generosity in academic life. The majority of presenters at the event spoke extremely warmly about Bren and all thanked her for her generosity. As an Early Career … Continue reading

Boycott Elsevier

I must confess to not knowing much about Boycott Elsevier but it has clearly garnered lots of support from academics and is emerging at a time when Open Access is becoming an increasingly significant debate. For Higher Education geographers out there, here are links to those who have joined the boycott (with a nice explanation … Continue reading