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Secret service research promotion from Gill to Judith (Rousse)

I was very proud of the achievements of my colleague EH, just awarded a year-long research secondment with the Secret Service. However, I was also somewhat annoyed that an official was calling her ‘Judith’. When I later raised this with … Continue reading

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A lipstick promotion compensation (Rousse)

The promotion interviews were arranged for a Saturday morning in a school gym. However, since I only learnt last minute that all candidates were required to give a presentation on their research, I arrived at the venue completely unprepared to … Continue reading

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Foil-wrapped Easter bunnies prove more interesting than professorships (Rousse)

We ejected the two students from the table and got down to business. Our newly-appointed bearded colleague contributed much to the discussion. This was just what we hoped for when we took the decision to recruit external experienced staff on … Continue reading

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Promoting public libraries and chaos at work (Rousse)

I was super keen to show BR the publicity material that I had developed to promote public libraries. She picked up my MacBook, adjusted the settings (I had no idea that the screen was detachable), and clicked “play”. The video … Continue reading

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