Tagged: academic

Annual Academic Spam Awards - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Jun 04, 2013

More annoying than those who boast of the number of unread emails in their inbox are the spammers who contribute to that number.  I’m fortunate to have a university IT department that effectively filters mountains of spam.  Nevertheless, some make it through to my inbox.  In the forlorn hope that I will shame these spammers … Continue reading » … Read More

New academic visas for New Zealand - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 30, 2011

Announced yesterday by the Minister of Immigration*, Dr Coleman, are new academic visas allowing academics from over 50 countries to visit New Zealand for up to three months without first having to apply for a work visa. [caption id="attachment_6107" align="alignright" width="220" caption="Franz Joseph Glacier (Source: Wikimedia Commons)"][/caption] The motivation is explained … Read More