Dr Jessica Sanford, University of Wales Trinity Saint David My hazy memories of March – June 2020 can be pretty much summed up as: A global pandemic, lockdown, move to online teaching, a toddler, no childcare, morning sickness, no family contact, marking, teaching content to create, record and disseminate, weekly work meetings, husband also working… Continue reading Staff and Student Wellbeing in a Changing Sector: My Experience of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Training During a Global Pandemic
By Marieke Dhonte, University of Cambridge In March 2020 the professional lives of many people, including academics, moved online. Initially conferences were cancelled or postponed, until it became clear just how easy meeting via Zoom or Google Meet would be. Planned conferences were reconfigured for a digital format, new virtual seminars were organized. Meeting online… Continue reading How to run an online seminar?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnGxpahR4ms&feature=youtu.be We are extremely excited to announce today the outstanding new team that will lead STECA on the next stage of its journey. STECA was founded by Professor Charlotte Hempel at the University of Birmingham in 2018 and co-led by an international Steering Group of Early Career Researchers. We are delighted to announce an outstanding… Continue reading A New Team to Take STECA into the Future
By Dr Amy Daughton, Head of the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, UK We are delighted to share with you some of the highlights from a well received workshop that Amy Daughton delivered for STECA on Teaching in UK Universities. Amy began by drawing participants' attention to the concept of a "cacophony… Continue reading Teaching in UK Universities
By Charlotte Hempel and Sarah Wisialowski, Graduate Student, University of Oxford For this piece we were able to speak to three senior scholars in the field and draw on their extensive experience of the Higher Education context in North America. We are very grateful for their time and also acknowledge additional input by Professor Michael… Continue reading (Mid-)Atlantic Voices on Tenure, Hiring, and Writing with Ben Wright, Candida Moss and Bob Kraft