Micropatterns, podcasts, and taking a pause

Hope everyone is keeping well. I haven’t posted in a long time as I have been a wee bit busy. It has been fairly full on since mid-March for me so it is good to come up for a breath every so often before taking the next plunge. I suspect like most of us in […]

More transitions online, podcasts, and music

M&M Podcast 2

I am going to share music now and again that I find very helpful for inspiration. I have moved away from that in this blog but there was a lot more of that in its earlier iterations (I started this in some form in 2004). Either way, there are very few musicians that I like […]

M&M Podcast 10: Post-pivot tales of working from home

M&M Podcast 2

Myles Blaney recorded a podcast earlier today, our first since the pandemic began changing the nature of how and where we work, how and where we socialize. In the podcast we discuss working from home, adjustments, and care. We discuss the partnerships that we felt helped us transition as a university. It is meant to […]

BAICE Conference Edinburgh: Call for Papers

I am helping to organise the upcoming BAICE Conference being hosted in Edinburgh this year (feel free to guess which sub-theme below is mine) and encourage anyone in my network to submit and attend. You can learn more here but feel free to reach out directly to me as well if you have any questions. […]

Foundations for All (FFA) at University of Edinburgh Academic Senate

Beirut mosaic

The Foundations for All (FFA) team is presenting today at the Senatus Academicus at the University of Edinburgh, the University’s supreme academic body. This is a project we are all very proud of and the presentation outlines that a bit, particularly the partnerships that make it possible with the American University of Beirut, Makerere University, […]