Category Archives: Conferences & Networking

October 2015 – only 7 months away!

I’m currently seconded to an AHRC research project for two days a week, but it’ll come to an end in mid-October. Where has the time gone?! We’ve visited loads of libraries, examined hundreds of Scots fiddle tune-books, documented it all, … Read More »

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Do You Practise What You Preach?

(First posted on my Teaching Artist blog) Recent training sessions that I’ve received and given, have prompted me to ask myself whether I actually practise what I preach. (Most of the time, I do …) I pitched a session at … Read More »

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Do Blogs and Social Media Matter? What Makes a Good Blog?

This past week or so, blogs seem to be surrounding and enveloping me – and the ones I author have taken on a new importance. I decided to rationalise some of my blogging, and adopted my fairly recent WordPress Teaching … Read More »

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Suddenly, there’s a lot to do!

I gave a presentation at the IAML (International Association of Music Libraries) conference in Antwerp last week. It was about the research project I’m currently seconded to on a part-time basis. All went well, and I’ve since been asked to … Read More »

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Web 2.0 : the perils of social media

I truly didn’t intend to spend my week’s leave entangled in social media!  But I’m a compulsive blogger.  In my own defence, I don’t blog about my private life – this is all work-related.  But – just as some people … Read More »

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A Lesson in Being Prepared

I was determined to provide audio clips for my Minstrels and Metaphors paper at IAML 2011 in Dublin this week.  I engaged a thoroughly modern minstrel (one of our students). We rehearsed, and I booked the studio.  Unfortunately, even modern … Read More »

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