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Welcome to the Resilient Academic Podcast!

Welcome to the Resilient Academic Podcast!

By Joanne Blannin
What makes or breaks one’s ability to thrive in this crisis? Hearing stories people tell about themselves can help academics understand how their identities are transformed during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the longer-term recovery from adversity through the development of resilience strategies. This project will capture reflexive narratives of the self through a series of themed interviews with international academics across disciplines, career stages and global contexts. A series of narrative posts and podcast interviews will be curated from diverse members of an international academic com
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Episode 1: Welcome to the Resilient Academic Podcast

Welcome to the Resilient Academic Podcast!

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Episode 10: Established Career Academic
In this episode, Marian chats to Yuhang Rong Associate Vice President for Global Affairs at the University Connecticut, about how academics have stepped up during the COVID-19 pandemic.
31:17
August 2, 2021
Episode 9: Early Career Academia During a Global Pandemic
In this episode, Jay talks to Dr. Andrew Gibson who generously shares his experience during the lockdown and his critical reflections on the role of institutional backing and personal privilege on resilience from the perspective of an early career academic.
47:07
July 12, 2021
Episode 8: Mid-Career Academic During a Global Pandemic
In this episode, Marian chats to Dr Sally Windsor, Senior Lecturer at the University of Gothenburg, where the Swedish national COVID-19 strategy of not implementing early and strong measures has been unlike many other countries worldwide.
38:56
June 28, 2021
Episode 7: Professorship During a Global Pandemic
In this podcast, Caroline chats about academic resilience with Rose, a professor with many years’ experience, and one whose contribution to early childhood development is internationally recognised.
30:08
June 8, 2021
Episode 6: PhD studies During a Global Pandemic
In this podcast, Caroline chats about academic resilience with Aadhani, an academic in Australia who has several years’ university teaching experience and who is in the final phase of completing her PhD.
39:13
May 25, 2021
Episode 5: Mid Career Academic and a Global Pandemic
In this episode, Jay chats to Dr. Yasmin Ortiga, Assistant Professor at the Singapore Management University, who shares how she was sustained and reflected on her work despite the drastic transformations to teaching and research during the Covid-19 pandemic.
27:57
May 11, 2021
Episode 4: Established Career Academics During a Global Pandemic
In this episode, Marian chats to Professor Enrique Tames, Dean of the School of Humanities and Education at the Technologico de Monterrey in Mexico about academic resilience during and beyond the pandemic.
28:38
April 19, 2021
Episode 3 - Early Career Academia During a Global Pandemic
In this episode, Jo chats to an early career researcher, based in Australia, who has had time to rethink her career path while working on her PhD during Covid.
19:22
March 22, 2021
Episode 2: Mid Career Academia During a Global Pandemic
In this episode, Caroline chats with a mid-career academic based in Hong Kong about academic resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
35:20
March 22, 2021
Episode 1: Welcome to the Resilient Academic Podcast
In this short episode, we introduce you to the team and chat about the purpose of this podcast and what you can expect. To be sure to hear the next episode, click subscribe now!
04:50
January 7, 2021