In my first post [Securing Your First Academic Post] I introduced you to various aspects of academia in the UK, including the types of positions and the Research Excellence Framework, as…Read More >
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On International Legal Academia in the UK (Part I) – Securing Your First Academic Post
The pathways for early career researchers (ECRs) to enter an academic career can look very different depending on the jurisdiction in which you are based. International law academia results in…Read More >
Oil: why higher prices will complicate the energy transition
The oil price is on a rollercoaster. Having crashed into negative territory just last April, the price of Brent crude climbed all the way to US$70 (£50) earlier in March….Read More >
COVID-19 exposes the UK: Rights for All means Rights for Some
As stated by Professor Rosa Freedman, human rights belong to all people by virtue of them being human this is the first core principle of the UDHR. Yet more than…Read More >
Human rights around the world – here’s what we need to do.
Today is Human Rights Day; a day designated by the United Nations to draw attention to the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. That Declaration set out 30 fundamental rights…Read More >
Prizes awarded for outstanding research outputs
Dinosaurs, chickens and the Russian revolution were among the topics that won University of Reading academics prizes for their research last week. The five academics, one from each research theme,…Read More >
Supreme Court Brexit ruling: What will the judges’ decision mean?
By Dr Ruvi Ziegler – lecturer in law and researcher of citizenship and electoral rights at the School of Law, University of Reading The Supreme Court will determine on Tuesday…Read More >