Sexual violence is frequent in the university environment and affects around 30% of the student population. The victims of these sexual assaults, rapes or harassments are mainly women and the perpetrators of men. In 9 out of 10 cases, the victims know their attacker who may be the boyfriend, a romantic partner or another student. Most often, it is a matter […] … learn more→
Monthly Archives: June 2020
What do we know about the perpetrators of sexual violence between students?
The promotion of academic fraud through search engines
In recent years, as we have previously written, we are witnessing the emergence of platforms for the sale of academic works “Made in Spain”. Most of these websites, which in an aseptic and politically correct tone can be classified as “academic services” and with another more daring but adjusted to the reality of “facilitators of academic fraud”, are […] … learn more→
Covid-19 is no longer a short-term crisis for higher education
As Lenin put it, there are decades when nothing happens and then weeks when decades happen. And we aren’t out of the woods yet. In fact, we are still heading inwards. For universities and students, hopes of a return to normal campus life in the autumn term are long gone, and hopes for a return […] … learn more→
What are the pros and cons of CBD gummies?
As many different types of CBD products as there are in the world today, the gummy candy format has somehow become one of the most popular ways of taking CBD. When you view the selection at a top-quality CBD site like Patch Adam, it’s virtually a guarantee that you’re going to see at least one […] … learn more→
Education, the great forgotten of this pandemic
Few families have not suffered the problems experienced by students and teachers to carry out the course, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent period of confinement. And now we look out with uncertainty and concern at the start of the new academic year that is coming. Reading the book The utility of the useless. Manifesto , […] … learn more→
COVID-19 may turn back the clock on women’s entrepreneurship
The Canadian government responded to the COVID-19 crisis in record time. It launched programs that would normally take months or even years in a matter of days. At the same time, it’s important to recognize systemic barriers to women and diverse groups are being exacerbated in the crisis. To support them, we need to bring a gender […] … learn more→
So you want to blog – should I write a guest post?
Why blog? Well, there are reasons. Maybe you’ve heard, or been told, that blogging is a good way to reflect on your research, share your research and/or think in in public. That’s all pretty true. Maybe you have heard, or been told, that a side benefit of blogging is that it improves your academic writing. That’s […] … learn more→
What’s the best wattage for vaping CBD E-liquid?
If you’ve spent any time reading about CBD vaping, you’ve no doubt gathered that there’s a bit of a learning curve to it given all of the different choices that you have for e-liquid and hardware. If you happen to own a variable-wattage vaping device, there’s an additional challenge because you also need to determine […] … learn more→
It’s time to rebuild the university on a foundation of interdisciplinarity
I was speaking to a colleague recently and he remarked that the Covid-19 pandemic is an extinction-level event – those of us who fail to adapt will simply cease to be. Covid-19 has turned the world upside down. At the global level, economies have shut down, supply chains have broken, and all forms of travel […] … learn more→
Authorities are yanking the legacy of slaveholder John C. Calhoun from public sphere, but his bigotry remains embedded in American society
When I toured the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion in 2019, I noticed the multi-volume papers of John C. Calhoun on display. It struck me as remarkable that Calhoun’s ideas would be featured so prominently given his vigorous defense of slavery and his role in laying the groundwork for the Civil War. But the reality is Calhoun’s legacy until now has been […] … learn more→