Category Archives for Academia

My ERC interview: the full story

It seems more and more research funding is awarded in a two-step process, where applicants who make it to the second round are interviewed by the panel before the final decisions are made. I had never done this kind of … Continue reading

22. August 2018 by Jill
Categories: Academia | 1 comment

Academic social networks

When I saw that almost a third of researchers at my university were on ResearchGate and I’d barely heard of it I decided to create a profile. I’m not sure that was a good idea. Here are the stats for … Continue reading

28. August 2015 by Jill
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Academic outreach as click bait: new genres of scholarly social media

How should academics communicate their research to the general public? Maybe through memes, quizzes and click bait? If you’ve read Chris Rodley’s two part Buzzfeed posts on Post-Structuralism Explained With Hipster Beards you might actually nod and think that might not … Continue reading

28. October 2014 by Jill
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Proposals and Reviews for IR15, the AoIR conference this year

My individual paper for IR15, the Association of Internet Researchers conference this year, was rejected. I’ll still be going, because I’m keen to join in all the selfie discussions we’re bound to have, because there’ll be lots of interesting papers, … Continue reading

02. May 2014 by Jill
Categories: Academia | 2 comments

Busy start of sabbatical: joint course, e-lit exhibition, visualisation seminar, kids!

So busy. Last week was a wonderfully fun and inspiring intensive summer class, Collaborative Creativity in New Media, with ten US and ten Norwegian students as well as wonderful faculty: Rob Wittig, Joellyn Rock, Sandy Baldwin and Rod Coover as … Continue reading

15. August 2013 by Jill
Categories: Academia, Digital Humanities, Electronic literature | Leave a comment

My professor application

For quite a while, I’ve been meaning to put my application for full professor online. Here it is. I had never seen an example of an application for promotion to full professor when I submitted my own application, in September … Continue reading

23. April 2013 by Jill
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24. January 2004 by Jill
Categories: Academia, Gender balance in academia | 3 comments