Access denied!

“It is bad academic practice to limit your search to only literature that is open access.” A key area of frustration for undergraduate life science students in smaller and/or less research intense universities is the difficulties associated with accessing full text restricted access journal articles on the web.  It is challenging enough to perform a […]

Happy new academic year

Welcome to Northampton! This week we are welcoming new students to the university (perhaps the subject of next week’s blog…) but over the last couple of weeks I’ve been experiencing my very own welcome as a new member of staff. I’m excited to see how Weekademia will grow and evolve here […]

A most monumental academic cock-up

Lately my twitter and blog reader are inundated with chatter about end of year exams and graduation.  So this week I’m going to tell you the story of my most monumental academic cock-up… Upon graduating from my BSc degree I was something like 2% away from a 1st and was called in for a viva for the opportunity […]