Archive for Amanda Goodall

Do academics make the best university leaders?

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 16 February 2011 by Steve

“Amanda Goodall has published a brief piece on why academics make the best university leaders. It’s a powerful argument and it is difficult to disagree with Goodall’s thesis – top universities do need top academics to lead them. Goodall’s recent book, Socrates in the Boardroom, makes this compelling case in more detail. And yet …” (more)

[Registrarism, 16 February]

Sisters’ winning formula

Posted in research with tags , , , on 30 September 2010 by Steve

“Women produce fewer papers than men over a lifetime and are still scarce in senior positions, especially in science. Dispelling myths of innate difference between the sexes, Amanda Goodall offers advice on how they can raise their research productivity and status in the academy …” (more)

[Times Higher Education, 30 September]