The Candidate and the Scholar

And... breathe. A decade after submitting my proposal to study for a PhD, I finally have the book showcasing that research out and I'm in a permanent academic job. The employment security is a big bonus, and increasingly hard to come by - but academics are hardly alone in this. The differences between a scholarly career …

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Looking Back, Moving On

After two-and-a-half years, I've left Warwick University. And how much has happened in that time! When I arrived on campus for an interview in high summer 2014 David Cameron was still the jammy PM who had found a path to Downing Street without much help from the electorate, yet to finally abandon his above-party image …