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On open access…

On open access…

I made a big decision this week. It will likely have little impact on the world as a whole, but the principle, if followed by all who publish scientific articles, would change the landscape of academia forever. I’ve decided to publish open-access where at all possible going forward. Julia Belluz wrote an article back at […]

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Academic Nursery Rhymes and Fairytales

Academic Nursery Rhymes and Fairytales

Imagine if nursery rhymes and fairytales had been published in academic journals? How different they would be! This is a bit of fun, but with a serious motive… improved research literacy! A good groupwork activity is to ask students to design an abstract or poster for a nursery rhyme or children’s fairytale, and then present it […]

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EMS Research Summit 2016

EMS Research Summit 2016

I’m delighted and honoured to have been selected to attend the Fisdap EMS Research Summit 2016, being held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in February. I’m also extremely honoured to have been awarded funding to attend the summit by the National Association of EMS Educators. Once a year, Fisdap hosts the EMS Research Summit, a workshop that attracts EMS […]

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