Archive for July, 2009

The Adventures of John Flood or Why Google Thinks I'm Schizo

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 at 21:26

When I was finishing up an article a while back I wrote a post on how I’d found a new book, Jeremy Till’s Architecture Depends, and that it had changed my view of what I was doing. A couple of days later Jeremy emailed me. He was using Google Alerts and my post was flagged. […]






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The Law Will Get You…

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 at 11:04

=(Thanks to New Yorker)






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Plagiarism Rears Its Ugly Head

Friday, July 17th, 2009 at 14:39

(Thief by The Blackbird) While grading student essays I came across one that was quite good. It was discussing a legal issue in the UK. I was fine until I came across a sentence that referred to dollars instead of pounds. It was in relation to a particular statute introduced onto the statute book in […]






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What Is Your Research Worth?

Thursday, July 9th, 2009 at 21:46

(The Scholar by Renee Ann Wirick (Away)) Yesterday I sat with 15 other academics as we went through 20 research grant proposals for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). We spent between seven and eight hours discussing the merits and demerits of the proposals. It was exhausting but worthwhile. For obvious reasons of confidentiality […]






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Jane Lambert Discusses Issues Facing Today's Bar

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 at 15:38

Jane Lambert is an intellectual property lawyer (barrister) in the north of England. Among barristers she is forward thinking. She has recorded a podcast with Charon QC which you can listen to here.






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