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Marianne O'Doherty
Medievalist. Associate Prof. in English at University of Southampton. Map geek. Amateur bird watcher and wildlife lover.
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The St Thomas Way 2h
It's almost here! Our medieval-inspired ale, produced by the amazing ! Meet the brewers & try some on 7.7.18, or look out in selected pubs and stockists along the route from this summer 🍻
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Michael Otsuka Jun 20
"I want to assure you categorically that there has been no collusion between Cambridge and Oxford to undermine the scheme.” --Cambridge VC Stephen Toope, email to staff in Feb 2018 1/
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Southampton UCU Jun 20
Southampton members, if you want to decent pay you need to vote.
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Plashing Vole Jun 19
Students: for sale.
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Anthony Bale Jun 18
I’m doing a session this evening for PhD students applying for academic jobs in the UK. In the following I’ve included some tips, please do add yours or share best practice: 1/10
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LayersofLondon Jun 12
Have you seen our new Tudor layer of !? Explore London's history with our interactive historical map
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Billy Bragg Jun 14
IRONY KLAXON! ♨️♨️♨️
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Dr Emily Guerry Jun 13
Come work with us and in beautiful Canterbury! We're looking for a Lecturer in Medieval History c500–1200- start date in Jan 2019. Please take a look and spread the word!
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Marianne O'Doherty Jun 13
Replying to @LeonieVHicks
this is beautifully contextless.
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Jon Stone Jun 10
Table showing how the tuition fees system is regressive: nurses pay more than lawyers or bankers, because they take more time to pay back loans and so accrue more interest. From new House of Lords report:
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Southampton UCU Jun 10
The DoE response ignores the problems raised by the report, and goes some way to providing more evidence for the concerns it raises.
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Marianne O'Doherty Jun 11
It's your fault. You didn't create the time and space, as we 'encouraged' you to.
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Dr Kim Allen Jun 8
STOP PEDDLING THIS BULLSHIT! Graduate salaries are not simply a measure of the 'quality' of teaching. The IFS data itself shows that a student from a state school doing the same degree at the same institution earns significantly LESS than his/her peer from a private school.
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Marianne O'Doherty Jun 8
2/ been made redundant and the institution won't give permission to re-recruit? And a helpline *is not* an acceptable substitute for a functioning in-house counselling service, but the availability of these for staff is dropping everywhere as unis seek to cut costs. Ends.
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Marianne O'Doherty Jun 8
1/ There's so much wrong with Cardiff's reply on this. What if you've got a line manager who characterises general complaints about workload as 'whining' (some do)? What if your over-burdened line manager has no other staff who can do the marking because they've (cont....)
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Nathan Comiskey Jun 7
The Brexit story thus far.
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Southampton UCU Jun 7
[TRIGGER WARNING] We are all stunned and dismayed by the death of an academic colleague that can be directly attributed to excessive workload. The problems are systemic and cannot be fixed by wellbeing programmes...1/5
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Southampton UCU Jun 7
Members! Look out for emails today re the consultative ballot on pay, and our AGM next Friday, 15 June, at 1215. A packed agenda includes branch elections and local issue updates. We are excited, too, that we will be joined by from . 1/3
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Marianne O'Doherty Jun 4
Yes, the skies were that blue. It was that beautiful.
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Marianne O'Doherty Jun 4
I can confirm that this was absolutely amazing. I involuntarily screamed when he announced her.
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