The perils of social media

Previously I have blogged about why PhD students should use Twitter. This post has been motivated by a great post on spelling and grammar by Peter Matthews. One of the common criticisms of social media is that it encourages, or at least tolerates, poor spelling and grammar. As such universities should steer students away fromContinue reading “The perils of social media”

What is Public Governance?

NB: This was originally posted in 2012. As of September 2018 I no longer work at Queen Margaret University. As such some of the links on the below post may no longer work. For information about my current post please go to the about me section of this website. Focus and purpose Queen Margaret UniversityContinue reading “What is Public Governance?”

Public Services Governance

A new programme has just been developed at Queen Margaret University. The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Services Governance is a one year programme that has been developed to support those who are currently charged with delivering public services. Modules on the programme include: Public Services Governance: Themes and Issues (Core) Public Finance Leading Change inContinue reading “Public Services Governance”