Ian Gent's Blog
Some of my favourite tweets about The Petrie Multiplier
Monday, 16 April 2018
Dear Vice Chancellor, Here are seven equality problems at your University
Dear Vice Chancellor - of any university in the United Kingdom I have been thinking a lot about what is necessary to ensure that universi...
Friday, 9 March 2018
Deadline Extension Request: Open Letter to Chief Executive of EPSRC.
Dear Professor Nelson I write to you as Chief Executive of EPSRC, and ask you to immediately make sensible deadline extensions to EPSRC cl...
Thursday, 8 March 2018
Guest post: Message from an EU Colleague
I do this quite often at Depressed Academics , but this is the first time I have had a guest post on my personal blog. Since I have spoken ...
Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Resignation from University Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
A few moments ago I resigned from the University of St Andrews' Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Here is my email to the Pri...
Sunday, 25 February 2018
Why I'm striking for USS Pensions - And why I think you should too
This post is inspired by, not as good as, and much much longer, than: a wonderful post by Kate Cross about why she would encourage everyon...
Thursday, 22 February 2018
The £5 million pound grant I'm not writing today
I want to tell you about the 5 million pound grant I'm not writing today. I'm not writing it because I am on strike against my emp...
Thursday, 10 August 2017
The Importance of Being Flawless: Lectureship Interview Talks Then and Now
Recently my department - the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews - has been interviewing candidates for lectureships....
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