Advice overload

What is there to write at a time like this? In contrast to a worldwide pandemic and widespread job losses, the concerns of a few weeks ago seem trivial and worrying over them ill-judged. The internet is full of advice‚ÄĒmaintaining physical and mental health; homeschooling;¬† reading/ watching/ listening lists; connecting while social distancing; creating timetables … Continue reading Advice overload

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I've enjoyed reading recent blog posts on how to say 'no' in academic work contexts from Research Whisperer Tseen Khoo ('Leveling up in saying no') and Conference Inference's James Burford ('Saying no to conference opportunities'). Saying no is invaluable, and I liked the intentionality Tseen and James demonstrate. Our time and energy are finite, even … Continue reading On this side