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Is you conference family-friendly?

A well-planned conference can greatly contribute to the compatibility of family and work in its organization and design. It starts with family-friendly times of beginning and end, sufficient breaks during the day, and flexibility of the programme. Furthermore, it includes the opportunity for partners and relatives to attend lectures at no charge or at reduced…
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Workshop-Programme: Research Data Management in African Studies

The programme for the workshop "Research Data Management in African Studies" (10-11 October 2018 in Bayreuth) is now available! Listen to exciting talks on existing projects, legal perspectives and infrastructure services. There will be ample time for questions, exchange and voicing your needs as researchers. [caption id="attachment_4679" align="alignright" width="200"] Creative Commons CC0[/caption] If you have…
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Gender Balance Assessment Tool

Would you like to find out how gender balanced your bibliography and / or syllabus is ? The Gender Balance Assessment Tool (GBAT) helps to automatically estimate of what percentage of the authors on a syllabus are women.
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How do I make my online teaching resources accessible?

Katherine Firth has some great suggestions for making online teaching resources accessible in her Research Voodoo Blog. Her advice includes suggestions for catering to students with visual impairments, hearing impairments, hand impairments, among others.
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How can I share it

The Can I Share It look-up tool provides academic researchers with an easy way to check where a journal article can be shared in line with the paper’s access and usage rights.
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