University Futures
The Research

University Futures

I started a web site in 2006 called University Futures and shifted it over to Google+ in the last couple of years. I also have a Facebook page for University Futures. It’s a topic that obviously means something to me. I spent 28 years of my working life in universities and I liked working in … Continue reading

Ah…doing a PhD is fun
Reflections

Ah…doing a PhD is fun

I started my PhD in March, reorganised this website to remove all vestiges of my ill-fated attempt at a professional doctorate last year, and planned to write regularly. This blog is my reflective journal after all. It’s now December. I have sat in front of my computer many times, and couldn’t write. I had things … Continue reading

2012 Research Topic
The Research

2012 Research Topic

My first PhD topic was the relationship between academics and administrators – in the context of being neighbouring professions in universities.  I came to to this interest primarily because of my practice as a university manager where I could see that a whole lot of energy is wasted focusing on the relationship instead of on … Continue reading