Tag Archives: casualisation

Ways to help

Ways to help

How do you help and support your precariat colleagues? At Research Whisperer, we engage a lot with issues of precarity and casualisation. We think it’s a huge issue that needs urgent address in academia, and it’s a global problem. We were recently invited to speak to casuals at an NTEU Victoria event where I talked […] … learn more→

Universities’ lack of fight over casualisation is an embarrassment

Universities’ lack of fight over casualisation is an embarrassment

The recent Guardian coverage of insecure contracts in universities (that followed Times Higher Education’s article on the same topic earlier this year) put the UK higher education sector’s exploitative employment model firmly in the public eye. Many people would have been shocked at University and College Union’s research on the number of people on an insecure […] … learn more→