Academia Obscura

Academia Obscura

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If you think the groves of academe are all stuffiness, elbow patches and greying old men... think again. Academia Obscura is an irreverent glimpse inside the ivory tower, exposing the eccentric and slightly unhinged world of university life. Take a trip through the spectrum of academic oddities and unearth the Easter eggs buried in peer reviewed papers, the weird and wonderful world of scholarly social media, and rats in underpants. Procrastinating PhD student Glen Wright invites you to peruse his cabinet of curiosities and discover what academics get up to when no one's looking. Welcome to the hidden silly side of higher education.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 138 x 204 x 28mm | 375g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1783523417
  • 9781783523412
  • 125,798

About Glen Wright

Glen Wright is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) at SciencesPo university, Paris. He is working on improving the protection of the oceans. Glen is also a PhD candidate at the Australian National University. In his spare time, he runs Academia Obscura.
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209 ratings
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