Friday, 27 June 2008
Here's a useful resource which might get you out of a tricky spot:- http://www.taic.btinternet.co.uk/dictionary.htm It'll be "catalogued" on the Whittaker Library system so you can find it easily. Where? Under Gaelic Dictionary, of course!
Friday, 20 June 2008
Joan Armatrading is a legendary singer-songwriter who made her name on the folk circuit at a time when black women singers had a lot less recognition in the UK. And she's singing in Glasgow at RSAMD on Wednesday 25 June. Have you bought your ticket? (Two days later, she'll be doing a one-off gig in London, and theLondonblog is waxing lyrical already - some indication of the treat that's in store. And she's coming here first!)
Tuesday, 17 June 2008
In Times Higher Education last week, Rebecca Attwood discovered 143 students had been expelled from HE institutions. Read the article here. Link provided by CILIP Weekly Information World.
Monday, 16 June 2008
Friday, 13 June 2008
Let your hair down with some circus exhibitionism! Zippos Circus is in Glasgow now.
Thursday, 12 June 2008
McCann Research Fellowship £5000 p.a. one year research grant. The Royal Academy of Music in partnership with the Lucille Graham Trust invites applications for this award, commencing Oct 2008 for one year. The Fellow will have the opportunity to base their research on material in the McCann Collection at RAM. The McCann Collection consists of letters and documents, photographic materials, ephemera, recordings, playbills and programmes from the 19th and 20th centuries. For more details and digitised images, see APOLLO (Academy Pictures Online). The McCann Fellow will be expected to disseminate his or her research by publication, and by presenting a research event. The applicant should be educated to music graduate or music research student standard. Experience of performance research and knowledge of foreign languages will be an advantage. All candidates are required to submit a short research proposal (1000-2000 words) with their application for consideration.
Application forms and further details of Fellowship are on the RAM website . Further questions re. Fellowship? Contact Kim Perkins (Educational Resources Co-ordinator, email@example.com ). Closing date: Friday 18th July 2008
Wednesday, 11 June 2008
Stagecoach East Kilbride requires teachers of Singing, Dance and Drama for a new theatre school opening in September.
- Early Stages
email: eastkilbride 'at' stagecoach.co.uk
NB Information posted from a circular received by Whittaker. For further info, please contact the email given.
Celebrating the Highlands 5th - 13th September 2008 Blas - "celebrates the culture of the Scottish Highlands through music and language. Devised by The Highland Council in partnership with Fèisean nan Gàidheal and the Promoters Arts Network"
Tuesday, 10 June 2008
Wednesday, 4 June 2008
You already know that Whittaker is a great fan of jobs.ac.uk - but there are other places to look, too. Don't miss out on the perfect job, says the THE (Times Higher Education). Sign up for their email alerts here.
This week, Times Higher Education reports recent findings from the 2007 Work-Life Balance Survey. 300 higher education sector academic and support staff were surveyed by a team at Coventry University. It'll come as a shock to some to find that workplace stress is an issue in those ivory towers ...