Shells, scribbles and stories

On a Saturday afternoon, on 13th November Tamsin and Emily gathered with a group of participants for our fourth Writing into meaning session as part of the Free University Brighton. There were some old faces and new, and among us we drew experiences from different countries, thoughts on previous and hoped for careers, and writing … Continue reading Shells, scribbles and stories

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Both Beginning and Ending: Writing into Meaning with Nigerian colleagues at Baze University, Abuja. September 2018

By way of having some input into the Higher Education Pedagogies programme for the conference of the University of Sussex in partnership with National Universities Commission, Nigeria[1], it  seemed to ‘make sense’ to bring the week long activities to a close with some time for the quiet and calm of reflective writing. We had thought … Continue reading Both Beginning and Ending: Writing into Meaning with Nigerian colleagues at Baze University, Abuja. September 2018

What I would have liked somebody to have told me during my PhD writing

In May this year I visited beautiful sunny Seville where the streets were lined with spring blooms of purple flowers. I was invited to deliver a two day workshop on Researcher development for doctoral students in the University’s Education department. Alongside focusing on developing research ideas and bids, and collaborative and international work, I took … Continue reading What I would have liked somebody to have told me during my PhD writing