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Late start times of university lectures

20 years ago there were 5-6 lectures in both Birmingham and Oxford, where I studied. Students weren't particularly impressed, and I think it doesn't have a great impact on staff's family life. Fast ...
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Inspiration: Mathematicians/Physicists who are both passionate/active in research and teaching

If you are afraid that you lose making enough effort on teaching, I would suggest to focus on research intensive institutions only. This is not a simple task, since research intensive positions are ...
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Inspiration: Mathematicians/Physicists who are both passionate/active in research and teaching

Everyone works out the balance differently. My own focus was primarily teaching and for a lot of my career I wasn't in a situation that advantaged research in any case. Unless you have something like ...
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Late start times of university lectures

Back when I did my undergrad in the UK a few decades ago, students signed up for one of a small number of predefined courses: possibly there were some multiple module options in the final year. Since ...
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