TA Pay – Model Letter – June 2015 Did you know that hourly-paid academic teaching staff at Queen Mary are on the same rate of pay now as they were … Continue reading Fair Pay for Queen Mary TAs
David Bignell, emeritus professor of zoology at QM, has a compelling op-ed piece in this week’s Times Higher. An excerpt: Will restructuring work? Everybody except modern managers knows a good … Continue reading SBCS: Madness of Metrics
In mid-April, colleagues in SBCS learned whether they were “at risk” of redundancy. As expected, 20 people are being affected by the restructuring. 11 posts are “at risk” while 9 … Continue reading SBCS Restructuring: The Impact on Teaching
A report in today’s Times Higher Education focuses on the restructuring in SBCS (and also mentions SMD). You can read it here. Academics at Queen Mary, University of London, have … Continue reading THE on QM Restructuring
In response to many protests from staff, students and UCU, the Head of the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences has issued amended proposals for the restructuring of the School. … Continue reading SBCS Proposals Redux
The following motion was passed at QMSU’s Council meeting on 28 February. 12.0 Protecting the teaching of students in SBCS Proposer: Oscar Williamson (Vice President Education and Welfare) Seconder: Ozzy … Continue reading SBCS: QMSU Respond
UCU has now drafted its formal response to the restructuring proposals for the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, which you can access below. This includes both a devastating critique … Continue reading SBCS Restructuring: UCU Response
The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS) at Queen Mary, University of London is under grave threat from a massive and poorly-thought-out management restructuring. The proposals risk sacking nearly … Continue reading Save SBCS!