This week I published a paper in Shima: the International Journal of Research into Island Cultures titled “Career Decision making … More
Changing times in Sanday
I loved this recording from BBC Radio Orkney! Not only is it great to hear the Sanday (Orkney) accent next … More
New Research Project on Youth Aspirations and Attitudes in the Highlands and Islands
A new piece of research has just been commissioned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) on the attitudes and aspirations … More
Wanted: Men and / or Engineers….
I have been doing some initial analysis on the responses to the survey for my PhD. So far I have … More
Cornwall to Orkney: was it destiny….?!
Tidying up, I just found an essay I wrote when I was 16 which was published in the Western Morning … More
Orkney and Shetland Student Survey is live! Can you help….?
Well, this is exciting. The first stage of my PhD project – a survey of final year undergraduates from Orkney … More
Graduates should be matched to local jobs… just an urban issue?
I just read this article by Times Higher Education: “Graduates should be matched to local jobs says report”. This article refers to the … More
So, here’s an interesting idea. Reading about island studies and definitions, I came across the idea of the ‘aquapelago’. This … More
Well, this is exciting. I have just published my first article about my research! The article appears in the National Institute … More
Orkney school leavers (2010-11) – the impact of gender
The dive into statistics continues…. Today I have been looking at the School Leaver Destinations for Orkney, compiled by Skills … More