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Geography Lecturer @ Newcastle Uni. Researcher of all things 'night'. 2018 book: 'The Nocturnal City' (https://t.co/EJF3oZgyvI). Posts not endorsed by employer

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Holker Street is gloriously old school, and absolutely deserves to be kicking about the soulless identikit stadiums… https://t.co/EFPas563zF
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1/20
2020
Participants needed 📣 🌈LGBT+ over 45 and a social drinker? Share your experiences & views on social drinking pract… https://t.co/g7tr4GlEr2
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1/19
2020
Talks with Royal Mail have broken down and we are now moving towards re-balloting our members for Industrial Action… https://t.co/Eb1DXJfTUP
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆Nevermind Greggs, this is a veggie version of the greatest pie, from the greatest pie shop in the world: if they ca… https://t.co/73Vng10mnY
1/17
2020
@rsfrankl You'll know you're fully assimilated into the UK when you can do 'Leominster', 'Slaithwaite' and, err, 'Penistone'!
1/15
2020
Ode to Daysh 2.34, an adequate office: You were a post-room, apparently, before I worked in you. People used to li… https://t.co/DWbR6EUFGSMore exciting Fellowship opportunities @UniofNewcastle! 100 Fellows to be appointed over 5 years. 5 yr fellowships… https://t.co/MLizQtyYAe
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1/14
2020
Our NUAcT Fellowship scheme is now open, offering fully resourced five-year research fellowships in any discipline… https://t.co/jptB5oBJ50
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1/13
2020
On one of my first days of postgraduate research, I spent 45 minutes carrying an injured goose on a night-bus throu… https://t.co/A9BLB6Vbu6
1/11
2020
Our article, "Night Matters: Why the Interdisciplinary Field of 'Night Studies' Is Needed," is now published!… https://t.co/5XcCjyp8NS
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1/10
2020
Great to be at a development workshop hosted by @CREDS_UK for the papers in our special issue in Journal of Energy… https://t.co/B4IO2GUwUK @DrFloraPoste They're Tories?
1/9
2020
Newcastle's cultural scene still going strong https://t.co/t6ZpD7qs3C
1/3
2020
Great to kick off another @networkedcities year by getting in the mail my copy of @Nature with my piece on the… https://t.co/J2j33TKoj7
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1/2
2020
Just so we're all agreed, it's definitely Sunday, right?
1/1
2019
@jpads @ElectionMapsUK Labour lose more seats than the Tories in this projection so I'm really struggling to see ho… https://t.co/tg7M7YxxT6
12/29
2019
Wow #thetigerwhocametotea
12/24
2019
What we want: We want to see the monarchy abolished and the Queen replaced with an elected, democratic head of sta… https://t.co/zMWOiXTp4B
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12/23
2019
@AndreasJechow Sounds like what we need is a Journal of Nyctology?!?I am very proud of this article "Night matters" In an interdisciplinary team we argue for the new field of "night… https://t.co/zoOXKFrAcV
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12/22
2019
Retweet to win. We will have a few Pulp shirts left once everyone who ordered one, has theirs. You can win one in y… https://t.co/9v1vXv4VZu
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆By popular demand... Football clubs (E & W), by constituency - updated to include those that changed hands at the e… https://t.co/5fZembtFPC
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12/21
2019
@LydiaMizon Y👏e👏s👏
12/18
2019
And this is among people who've are studying an essay-based degree at a Russel Group university; it can only be wor… https://t.co/jsqjoHU2jePeople from backgrounds where seeking support for mental health is often stigmatised, are already having to overcom… https://t.co/CUIF3vP05FDisheartening to be repeatedly hearing working class students in tough circumstances, with mental health difficulti… https://t.co/qCCoVOEmD3My own contribution to this is on 'Geographies of the Night' (https://t.co/8E502niim7). I feel that it's a real mar… https://t.co/94mfHTXloX
12/17
2019
@HImpartiality Spreadsheet within this tweet https://t.co/xrALykDny4 by @ChrisRandWrites
12/16
2019
But: it'd have certainly pulled things much closer. Would Johnson have been able to maintain a Tory+DUP gov for 5 y… https://t.co/TiNoXF0H3lThere are clearly seats where tactical voting would have been valuable, but on balance it seems very unlikely it co… https://t.co/feVEbOHoGxSo what can we conclude? The campaign would of course have been very different, but based on the results , at best… https://t.co/OY629ChGd9There are 21 seats where if 1% of 2nd ref-party voters had instead gone Tory, then the 2nd referendumers would have… https://t.co/HBz3s2ihpdHowever, not all voters would have played ball eg, according to YouGov, 10% of Green voters in 2017 were previous U… https://t.co/2QFHM6HvGsThis would have brought the Tories down to 315, 2nd ref to 319, with 8 DUP and 7 Sinn Fein. So in this probable bes… https://t.co/sdM695s3SxSo there are 42 seats in which the Lib Dem, Green, Labour, SNP+ PC voters had 50% of the vote, but the Tories won.… https://t.co/kT4caOtgTgThat leaves 58 seats in play. In 16, independents of various kinds split the vote, such that neither the 2nd refer… https://t.co/93LjA5MR82I think we can also discount the 3 seats where former-Tory MPs stood as independents/Change UK: I’m presuming most… https://t.co/Rxxx5vU7CxSome seats could never have been won by tactical voting. As well as the 268 already won by Lab, SNP, Lib Dem, PC ,… https://t.co/7Wgp2ZVDcYThere are 650 seats in the UK. I’m discounting NI seats from tactical voting calculations due to complexities of cr… https://t.co/b4UeTfH0PpQuestion: could tactical voting have won the 2019 election for a ‘2nd referendum coalition’ of some sort?
12/14
2019
How would the results have looked if we used the same system and constituencies as EU Parliament elections?… https://t.co/ivMqXRFbtH
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆Helpful thread https://t.co/oEdkXlGuDFOn the current valuation process: ‘…the USS valuation has become the main driver of the Scheme and an end in itself… https://t.co/df6lBvyizQ
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆On the USS executive: ‘The current valuation approach is overly restrictive and, when applied mechanistically withi… https://t.co/bQpLJ2ZUpM
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆 @HImpartiality She was North West Durham, referring to County Durham not Durham City. Her (old) constituency was ac… https://t.co/8mV11twkJ6 @HImpartiality The Durham Miners Gala is NOT in a Tory constituency. Just another example of Gove either lying, or… https://t.co/2ZLM6j1mga
12/13
2019
@PeterJForman1 Makes me wonder: if this the end (or next phase of) Berlant's cruel optimism? What's gone now is the… https://t.co/5AqKsYug9x @harrietbulkeley @Stilllife0 Yeah; tonight is the time for tears. @harrietbulkeley Though the Brexit Party vote outnumbered the Lib Dem + Green total. (Sadly) this isn't an election… https://t.co/mdNLzqVN46 @PeterJForman1 I think these points are very close to the bone Pete; I can't recall where it was but I saw one twee… https://t.co/4sSRxtHEZV🎶On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me, A. Partridge voting tactically 🎶 https://t.co/40m0FeRLCk
12/12
2019
CFP - submissions welcome! @SaraBrandellero @BenCampkin @KennyAilbhe @peaced444 https://t.co/5hrPjMzf7U
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12/11
2019
@JosieLong @CountBinface Pedro Pony: Lost his voting slip Grandad Dog: Labour Captain Dog: Pirate Party Danny Do… https://t.co/3sptQg4ovU @JosieLong @CountBinface Mr Zebra: Unionized postie: Labour Mrs Zebra: Makes her own home-made pots: Lib Dem Zoe… https://t.co/FTJu2r5o5g @JosieLong Miss Rabbit: Runs the polling station, returning officer at the count. Too busy to vote but “likes that… https://t.co/L9rbwhiLI6 @JosieLong Mummy Sheep: Working-Class Tory Suzie “Chop The Tree Down” Sheep: Tory, w alt-right leanings Elephants… https://t.co/nfR8o3rXci @JosieLong Peppa Pig: Soft Tory, but voted Blair Daddy Pig: Labour Mummy Pig: Green-at-heart but votes anything-b… https://t.co/1FqTTM72RcEver wondered how the Peppa Pig characters will be voting in the #GeneralElection2019? No? Good, because I’ve had a… https://t.co/Qy5WKWA8qeI'm sure many of you have seen this, but it's a great exposition of the growth of a fake news story https://t.co/n8OIKySOjb
12/10
2019
Cbeebies voting patterns: flop- labour bing- goes to the polling station, falls over, doesn't vote, learns a lesson… https://t.co/E3FDlMzvvA
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12/8
2019
CITY 23(2): [Review Forum – Author Response] Robert Shaw @WhatIsRobShaw – On the biogeoastronomical night and cauti… https://t.co/F2Sw9CG7Ya
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12/7
2019
@OUPAcademic Oh, please let me know if I've missed anything vital (though my instruction was to keep to <10 referen… https://t.co/Nr4oxpHqEwHappy to share my new @OUPAcademic 'Oxford Bibliographies' entry on 'Nightlife' in geography. Interesting to comp… https://t.co/tg2rz2z73W
12/6
2019
It's almost inevitable that there's going to be heavy snow on #GeneralElection2019 day isn't it? https://t.co/Ovn3Zmhcj9In a real democracy (above) all votes count equally. In whatever we have (below) they don't. The difference is Pr… https://t.co/X8wQKBqmJF
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12/3
2019
On this basis, women on @ucu strike shouldn’t have their pay deducted because at this point in the year we’re worki… https://t.co/pkYwJdQjep
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11/30
2019
@benpartridge I've bought laptops in the £200s and found them a bit crappy; much more choice and reliability at £300-£450.
11/29
2019
@_JPhelps @ChrisRenwick @USSbriefs My Twitterverse has been a much happier place since I blocked the Times Higher a… https://t.co/j1DE5J649o
11/28
2019
We have a long-scheduled negotiation in two hours on anticasualisation. Come along to the rally at 1:30 in front of… https://t.co/ldZW539zrI
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆What does casualisation mean for staff at Newcastle University? Why are we taking industrial action? A series of n… https://t.co/rLhgn1aXmN
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11/27
2019
Thanks to all on #UCUstrike picket lines, esp at @NewcastleUniUCU. I'm sorry to be absent: illness, mitigating lost… https://t.co/RpOkCAifvM
11/26
2019
We are honoured to announce the renowned poet Imtiaz Dharker is the new Chancellor of Newcastle University… https://t.co/MGxNz8Sb6B
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11/22
2019
@fbell14 @mjrichardson1 Never win Barrow if they continue to Target "Workington Man" 😁😁
11/20
2019
Today, @Herring1967 is responding to everyone who asked, on International Women's Day, "When's… https://t.co/5KHLy4bRFz
11/19
2019
Up the football league we go #BarrowAFC https://t.co/EIxAAUkPCN
11/16
2019
#iamstrikingbecause Sector-wide, there has been an increase in fixed-term, precarious contracts. Yet: There has be… https://t.co/6hE87kWIIs
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆 @cath_fletcher @hagenilda Further support for this. Ushaw Moor to Newcastle is not the fastest as it's train + bus.… https://t.co/UpRFSrHcqC @MikeOtsuka @berglund_oscar @UKLabour The cost is significantly different though. A car without significant mainten… https://t.co/hn1gXfHAl8
11/15
2019
Today is the day! The Frederick Douglass Centre, @UniofNewcastle’s new £35million learning and teaching centre wi… https://t.co/q9ZIq1pIFB
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆Hong Kong protests are in their fifth month despite an escalating crackdown. How? One surprising answer: the fate o… https://t.co/xkud7V6x38
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11/13
2019
#LumiereDurham prep well underway!! https://t.co/L9dmDw7ruD @Anna_K_speaking It's also *not* a "grammatical abomination": https://t.co/AY6IQPRrKK
11/12
2019
Don't miss this brilliant seminar by @WhatIsRobShaw @NCL_Geography on 'Transforming Rural Light : Comparing Ordinar… https://t.co/JliKdTWX1g
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆This week - a unique performance @northernstage & based on research led by @NCL_Geography with @costacompagnie expl… https://t.co/ZHVaYlSVlv
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11/11
2019
@Dannythefink This could all be resolved if the referee's decision was only overturned if incorrect by more than a… https://t.co/yQmkFwMyVy
11/10
2019
Cc @CoDLabour @marykfoy @GreensDurhamHello @amandahopgoodld, I just got this leaflet in Durham. I wonder why you and the @LibDems are still trying to pa… https://t.co/iJER3sce6Z
11/9
2019
Students, parents, journalists: please don't fall for the messaging that tries to pit students and staff against ea… https://t.co/ZrtBCmumK0
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆To claim that we don't care, that we are being cavalier with your education, and that we are being selfish is as in… https://t.co/d1pgJRAQk5
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆This is why they don't listen to tales of #foodbanks, in-work-poverty & the disasters of #universalcredit. At the c… https://t.co/8galCT4IxLThese comments reveal a genuinely held belief by #reesmogg that his wealth and status is the result of being inhere… https://t.co/nRv9T3ErqSWhat we should take from the #reesmogg Grenfell comments is not so much that they are insulting to those who died i… https://t.co/SuIgIq4ayl
11/6
2019
These two economic geography positions at Newcastle close in a week - come join us! https://t.co/HIsgtrFhv5
11/4
2019
@beefanddairy The listeners have sent a clear and strong message in favour of privacy https://t.co/gBdSs64d2z
11/3
2019
@richardm680923 @BritainErect @iedsx @Survation It's fakeQuids - sorry, pennies - in! What should I do with my mega savings @Tesco? https://t.co/QkpHl6ZFj9
11/2
2019
However you vote, don't waste your time voting tactically. Vote for the party that best represents your views. Tact… https://t.co/1LAYK8ISJthttps://t.co/ZGijDNgrkg https://t.co/xgpFzROHNq
10/30
2019
Really looking forward to this documentary film based on the PhD research in @NCL_Geography and Fine Art by Michael… https://t.co/SSS0DbWEdR
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10/29
2019

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