Tag: Lecturer


UEA’s singing lecturer

UEA nursing lecturer Stephen Smith, who specialises in nursing neuroscience and specialist care for patients with neurological diseases, has been making headlines with his unusual twist on the usual teaching methods. Smith uses songs in some of his lectures to help his students remember course content. “They have a lot to deal with, so I…


Technology damages children’s language skills

The Guardian recently released an article revealing that Clarks, the British shoe shop chain, has a new initiative for employees to engage in conversation with children in their stores. This resonated with me because my mother is a primary school teacher and for years has highlighted the noticeable drop of children’s communication skills. I interviewed…


Working with Words conference 2019

After a one year hiatus, the Working with Words conference returns this year to give students wanting to pursue a career in the creative industries an insight into the contemporary challenges and opportunities they may come across. It has a greater selection of panels than ever before, ranging from Marketing to Games and Political Writing…

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Former law lecturer detained in Ireland after fleeing his trial during lunch break

Police in Ireland have detained a former UEA lecturer who absconded from Ipswich Crown Court on the 30th September. Julian Myerscough, 55, a former UEA criminal law lecturer, fled the court building just before the jury was due to return its verdict. He was being prosecuted for breaching the terms of his sexual offences prevention order,…

January 2021
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    Favourite song covers
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    Favourite song covers
    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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    Should we mourn GCSE poetry?
    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
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