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Lluis Domènech i Montaner, architect

Work during week 50 was relatively uneventful, or at least nothing of note that makes this record. Another ordinary week, more or less: meetings, processing results, but it ended with a short visit to Barcelona to work on a book … Continue reading

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Routine feedback

In a routine week I observed several other teachers. Observation can be a stressful process for the observed and the observer. It changes the dynamics in a classroom, whatever the parties try to do. Yet, the observation process seems to … Continue reading

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Customizing differences

“Why should a university have a language policy?” the university president asked. He wanted a one-sentence answer. I guess I gave an answer of sorts. I had been invited this week to give a talk in Tilburg University on my … Continue reading

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Centenaries

The working week was rather nondescript: I can’t say that of the work anything stood out. The classes went as expected, with hardly any untoward events. It was not boring though. You cannot ‘get’ boring when you encounter topics ranging … Continue reading

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Young talent

A week for getting to know young talent. First, there were the new, young colleagues, bubbling with enthusiasm, seeing opportunities where others would see challenges and barriers. Then the young students breathing science, pondering over how to test various hypotheses … Continue reading

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“Last time” – week 38

“So this is your last time,” said the skills coordinator. I was attending the annual pre-course meeting in the School of Business and Economics. We usually discuss how things went the previous year, review agreements for the implementation in the … Continue reading

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Mesopotamia

I missed most of the second week of the academic year, as I was away at the EAIE conference in Istanbul. The beginning of the week, however, saw the restart of one of my favourite classes in biomedical sciences: here … Continue reading

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