Learn to squishAlex Killick reflects on the slow cultural shift around attitudes to mental health and wellbeing, and our individual roles in making things better
Measuring the success of academic staff: a US perspectiveGillian Muir of Edinburgh Napier University explores how American universities measure the performance of their academic staff on a yearly basis and how they persuade academics to value leadership and management in their role.
Building Inclusivity - What can we learn from the USA?Earlier this year, UHR awarded the prestigious UHR-CUPA bursary 2018 to Rashmi Patel, Head of HR Operations at Nottingham Trent University. As the winner of the bursary Rashmi wins a place at the CUPA-HR conference in Indianapolis from 6 – 10 of October, as well as a number of study visits across the American mid-west. She will be exploring more about diversity and inclusion and HR best practice from our US counterparts. Here she talks about the focus of her study visit as she prepares to head out on the trip.
Equally Safe in Higher EducationGender-based violence (GBV) has gained increasing national and international attention in recent years. Our latest blog is a thought-provoking piece written "in conversation" from Anni Donaldson and Alison Locke of The University of Strathclyde, considering the pioneering work taking place in Scotland on the issue.
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