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Happy International Women's Day 2021: women in supply chain management

The idea of an International Women’s day was first introduced at a meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1910. Back then, the discussion had a substantial and close connection to revolutionary activities and therefore also to class

18/02/2021
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Emerald Publishing partners with ChronosHub to forge simpler routes to publishing

Emerald Publishing collaborates with ChronosHub to drive open access research through a simplified and improved experience for authors, institutions, consortia, and funders. The partnership with ChronosHub plays a key part in Emerald’s commitment to...

02/02/2021
Responsible management
Small-holding farmers and exploitative role of intermediaries

Agriculture is the world's largest industry, employing more than one billion people. It’s always been at the heart of development, human wellbeing, and it is central to economic growth. Within the agriculture sector role of smallholding farmers is very crucial in terms of food security, reducing poverty, and addressing different dimensions of sustainability (economic, social, and ecological).

22/01/2021
Quality education for all
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Deadline extended for the hidden REF competition

Entrants to the hidden REF competition now have until May to enter their submissions. The extension comes in response to the ongoing UK lockdown and additional pressures on the academic community. Professor Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director of the...

21/01/2021
Quality education for all
Why digital and information literacy are so important to education?

Author: Erica Sunarjo, a professional writer, translator, and editor with a Master's degree in Marketing and Social Media. It’s commonly believed that the younger generation is more digitally literate because they are usually more tech-savvy...

18/01/2021
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A new dawn for research evaluation?

Academic culture and practices around research evaluation have taken a hit in recent years, with stakeholders across the ecosystem pushing for change. Now a new call has gone out through the launch of an ambitious initiative that recognises the...

11/01/2021
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Issue 3: academic culture

We present the findings of our Academic culture survey 2020.

The insights from this survey are divided into four sections: