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WiSET/WFRC Campbell Lecture: So who was Ishbel Campbell?

February 19, 2014
by Josephine Corsi via Work Thought Blog

One month today, WiSET will be hosting the annual Campbell Lecture, in celebration of women in STEM subjects. This year’s double bill is co-sponsored by the WFRC, but it’s surprisingly hard to find information on who Ishbel Campbell was, and why we have a lecture named after her. WFRC coordinator Jo Corsi decided to find out […]

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Work Futures for Older Workers

February 12, 2014
by Josephine Corsi via Work Thought Blog

This edition of the Work Thought Blog was contributed by WFRC chair Susan Halford. As the 21st century unfolds, it is rapidly becoming clear that most of us – in the West at least – will have to stretch our working lives far further into old age than the recently retiring generations. The steps taken […]

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INSPIRE in Dubai

February 11, 2014
by Luke Goater via Digital Economy USRG

A productive and enjoyable time was had this week in Dubai at the INSPIRE International Research Conference. As well as presentations from scholars from IMSciences and other institutions in Pakistan, including IBA-Sukkur, COMSATS IIT-Attock, BahauddinZakariya University, Multan, Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, the University of Lahore, Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak and the University of […]

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