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Geography Lecturer @ Newcastle Uni. Researcher of 'night'. 2018 book: 'The Nocturnal City'. If you dislike a place, you're wrong. Posts ≠ employer endorsed

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To be fair, travelling back in time and persuading George V to make your great-grandfather an hereditary Baron is s… https://t.co/jAA2OsIg6mOK I'm going to do one last mini-thread on teacher assessment as this deeply unhelpful Telegraph headline has pisse… https://t.co/Es8JjRJ2Gx
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8/14
2020
Bachelor's degrees are 4 years in Scotland, USA, Spain, so 3.5 years would not leave rUK radically out of line glob… https://t.co/WS1AsJhx6JFoundation semester could be used to 'level up' all incoming students on core skills eg 20 credits study skills, 20… https://t.co/FR1TvDSWQ3I don't understand why the 'apply-after-results' approach has never gone for a 3.5 year degree model, with a founda… https://t.co/p8OkoOvyAjCome and work with us @NIHR_ARC_NENC @UniofNewcastle is recruiting a 4 year to Senior research/research associate –… https://t.co/1MHXEkp0DQ
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Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆Shift from (always fictional) performances of national unity at start of COVID to recent intensification and multip… https://t.co/kQPjVoPyKl
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8/11
2020
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8/10
2020
@FA @BorisJohnson PLEASE HELP! NON-LEAGUE CLUBS ARE DYING YOU’RE PREVENTING CROWDS AT GAMES WHICH IS THEIR FINAN… https://t.co/xoaLL4srEH
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8/9
2020
Given that 'Remco Evenepoel' sounds like an obscure pro-conti cycling team from Flanders, are we sure he isn't actu… https://t.co/DfJoYktUezWhat sort of tool do you need for joyful DIY? An elan key #hereallweek
8/8
2020
@Sarah_Hughes90 Now not off the top of my head but that rings a bell. A chance to raise one of his, my favourite ac… https://t.co/Il3xofoPx1BBC News at 10 reporting on tourist overcrowding at St Ives. Main problem is that bloke with his seven wives...… https://t.co/sCvkfGKc6H"Starmer's polls are better than Corbyn's and show the damage Corbyn did"-v-"Corbyn was ahead at times and out-perf… https://t.co/dkmVdv8Gis
8/7
2020
Coming up: the most extraordinary thread I’ve ever written. On how we blew over £150m and Andrew Mills (a Governmen… https://t.co/QexsQ6luRT
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8/6
2020
@tomslater42 The same thing is about to happen in England & Wales, arguably worse because the scope for appeals is… https://t.co/V9ePBGOMKg
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8/5
2020
@JamesKneale It does allow you to say if you're comparing to eg the current year group, all students you've ever ta… https://t.co/preXWnQupKAre these eg absolute ratings or cohort percentiles? What am I meant to understand by these vague terms? How can su… https://t.co/eu9ifiyJxNThe reference system used by @ucl for masters applicants is frankly terrible. A referee is meant to rate students o… https://t.co/ibXjnMYJud @juliecupples79 Regardless of questions of concentration, as degree programme director I'll be strongly encouraging… https://t.co/ig92EKjjh6
8/4
2020
And this includes, of course, where those needs are due to either neurodivergence or mental health difficultiesI've seen far too many people on the political left dismiss 'obscure' conditions or demand that others be confined… https://t.co/Y6bHikwO4HThe Price Of Potatoes And The Value Of Compassion. https://t.co/o31LAKqsUY
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆I sat down today and looked at the UCU VP voting papers I received: 1. If you're a UCU member DO VOTE! The people… https://t.co/nhtWuEDWYb
8/2
2020
Strade Bianche, British Grand Prix, FA Cup Final, Scotland somehow starting next football season... I am completely… https://t.co/5VvNteYe8o
8/1
2020
@olivia_r_mason @MeggieMDonald @marioneroberts @AdEldridge Oh and I put an Oxford Bibliographies together on this l… https://t.co/Dp9IO7wVd1 @olivia_r_mason @MeggieMDonald Hello! Would recommend the people in this book (https://t.co/bTUxV6DOBO) and tracing… https://t.co/ZKA8cei0X0Cool article by cool people https://t.co/M9x1TzNVeC @PlanningShit @DesignSecultd One for @alisonstenningI also have a friend who was a regular doner who now can't donate because he is married to a Kenyan woman. The legi… https://t.co/f37VhjZDKA
7/30
2020
Congratulations to all of our @NCL_Geography students graduating today. Sorry we can’t be there to wish you well in… https://t.co/33xPWPy2ol
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7/29
2020
@bocephusz @cmackenzies @JennyLConstable But I don't think it's up for grabs that home cooking can be cheaper or as… https://t.co/edgw8z4Cit @bocephusz @cmackenzies @JennyLConstable So for the most basic pizza, yours has come out at roughly the same cost a… https://t.co/zvLQJ8Sv1C @bocephusz @cmackenzies @JennyLConstable I love cooking. Will happily spend a hours on a meal, and enjoy planning b… https://t.co/sLiAiZ1OHo @bocephusz @cmackenzies @JennyLConstable Cheapest frozen pizza at Tesco is 67p. Plenty more under £1.50. And rather… https://t.co/QyVCddtSQK @bocephusz @cmackenzies @JennyLConstable At its most basic a fresh pizza needs flour, passta, yeast, cheese, garlic… https://t.co/jsouz5QMbw @bocephusz @cmackenzies @JennyLConstable If you have the kitchen space, equipment, knowledge and time
7/28
2020
The Guardian calls on the British government to use the newly enacted Magnitsky act to sanction Chinese officials i… https://t.co/6lTx8h8Imz
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7/27
2020
@mjrichardson1 Point taken. I see many using it now though are not black Americans - as words travel, their meaning… https://t.co/hIADXWoLchSoft plays remain closed in the UK & are struggling. They are spaces for parental support networks & give - often v… https://t.co/Ttp5TLNQFlI've got to agree with this. There are forms of privileged feminity that need addressing in similar ways as privile… https://t.co/deT5P9BdWJ @ShowMeASignBryn I'd go a lot of the way with this. But I think a lot of people are just paying for the certainty o… https://t.co/0Fuel8xc2mA staycation is staying in your own house for a holiday. A holiday in the UK is...a holiday. This is the hill I will die on.
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆 @ShowMeASignBryn I wonder how those articles are written tho. Are they complaining to BBC or are they responding to… https://t.co/Qxvd6SaH6i @ShowMeASignBryn There will be a lot of people who spent a lot of money - perhaps their biggest outlay of the year… https://t.co/zGl0UJthP3
7/26
2020
@gtalux That's a fantastic review
7/25
2020
At Tesco earlier today. No mask wearing. Disgusting. https://t.co/1sI1hXpJV8Ah 2020 https://t.co/FPn37aHzvU
7/24
2020
🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 Your 2019/20 @Vanarama National League Champions!!! 🔵⚪️ #BarrowAFC #BackTheBluebirds https://t.co/bn6BlnfMjG
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7/22
2020
Washington, D.C.: Commuting without Metro is a struggle for late-night workers – Greater Greater Washington https://t.co/NBymqnT82l
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆The atrocities against Uighur Muslims fills me with rage! The inhumanity! They're being wiped out systematically by… https://t.co/6rvfx2Xn8u
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7/21
2020
We are thrilled to announce positive topline #COVID19 results from our trial of #SNG001 in hospitalised patients. T… https://t.co/5g6L8NbxZn
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7/20
2020
@TeeKirs @GraceNewton_YP @JackleWiseVans @_csilverman There are lots of towns in Northern England and Scotland wher… https://t.co/IQz4zNu43j
7/17
2020
@TheMERL GNR museum of English rural like
7/16
2020
@JackleWiseVans @GraceNewton_YP @_csilverman (Of course, there are precious few jobs in those areas: I'm not sugges… https://t.co/sKcFJjRVq6 @JackleWiseVans @GraceNewton_YP @_csilverman I don't think people of our generation - I'm 34 - in London genuinely… https://t.co/5Ji4sS0uaWIf you play ska with a kazoo, can you call it 'skazoo'? Asking on behalf of a Scrabble triple-word score.This is a massive scandal, perhaps the biggest so far under this government. The secret, under-the-counter contrac… https://t.co/d9h3S1KYYX
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7/15
2020
The toxic sensationalist and ranking obsessed journalism of THE https://t.co/w8okCJGzOBIt would be a real shame if the #NoMasks hashtag was filled with images of #Gnomemasks https://t.co/ztKTvhgvhu
7/14
2020
"Before the pandemic hit the UK, the Guardian’s North of England editor, Helen Pidd, and photographer Chris Thomond… https://t.co/Z0MJJmfGBF
7/8
2020
OK, so I'm not going to say the finished product is to my taste, but looking at the responses to this thread... Why… https://t.co/L5c6vhamdSEnjoyed this: very accessible piece. Fantastic writing. Trans rights have been pitted against feminism but we're n… https://t.co/UxYzvGPenu
7/7
2020
So Lin-Manuel Miranda writes a rap musical about Alexander Hamilton and it's cool, but I try and get funding for my… https://t.co/xD8TFo0lfJ
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7/3
2020
Today I join ⁦@CURDSNewcastle⁩ ⁦@NCL_Geography⁩ as a Lecturer in Economic Geography 🥳 and I am thrilled to get the… https://t.co/CaVnSzgERu
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7/1
2020
@fbell14 He's an ambitious man. At least the Fylde bid led to a new contract with bigger buyout: 250k, while we've… https://t.co/AUH3hnGXW3
6/30
2020
In 'One Night', @Crowded__Room created an immersive play depicting four precarious night workers, in a piece addres… https://t.co/ul60ptlRQc
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6/28
2020
A further statement following reports of offensive tweets being circulated on Twitter https://t.co/AuEGnyCPvL
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6/27
2020
Man whose chief adviser drove from London to Durham with Covid19 tells off British people who took “liberties with… https://t.co/xE3oa9PDC9
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6/26
2020
Now online from our #NightScenes event: @WhatIsRobShaw on the urban night as a frontier, and how conceptualising th… https://t.co/JV2aQFsrT2
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6/25
2020
Réflexions sur les Night studies à l’occasion de la sortie de l’ouvrage éponyme #Elya merci @MagazineTraxhttps://t.co/tgeOA5C5gI
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6/22
2020
Yan, tan, tethera perhaps?!? https://t.co/wlniq480KZ
6/21
2020
30th August 2022, put in your diaries* * You may need to buy a 2022 diary first https://t.co/VBc22SOPWY
6/19
2020
Don’t mind if we do! 😎 #OnOurWay #BarrowsGoingUp https://t.co/IgcVMgyjv3
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆Un-Be-Bloody-Lievable. Always wondered if I'd live to see the day when Barrow returned to the Football League. My… https://t.co/lMGrYB2cuL
6/17
2020
The topologist's map of the world - a map showing international borders, and nothing else https://t.co/3Fl5wygKAzhttps://t.co/MCzKMx02vT
Retweeted by Rob Shaw 🌆Can't we hold off from resuming teaching until November?!? https://t.co/daRQ5f6EQB
6/16
2020
Marcus Rashford is f*****g ace. Think how few footballers take such strong political positions, despite their platf… https://t.co/0xUX18y17W
6/15
2020
York City Havant & Waterlooville 🤝… https://t.co/j5Q7LMWAfY
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6/14
2020
What an entertaining day White on white crime Attacking the police Nazi salutes Pissing on statues White lives ma… https://t.co/Db508AKRkf
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6/13
2020
Entirely missed that this came out in height of lockdown. Enjoyable interview and I like what @tsardier has done wi… https://t.co/aRAJL6qeid
6/12
2020
@Herring1967 You have indeed Richard Herrings @Gridlock @lottelydia @BBCr4today Oh, Chris Patten! I was feeling very disappointed about Chris Packham for a while
6/10
2020
@MarkYohnson @BarrowAFC @Dag_RedFC Shit mate sorry to hear this
6/9
2020
What do students who've studied A Level #geography study at uni? Many different subjects spanning the Arts, Humani… https://t.co/boTVatsu9y
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6/8
2020
A lecture to mark #RefugeeWeek2020. Join Dr Jen Bagelman from @NCL_Geography opening up questions relating to citiz… https://t.co/6BRch3hKny
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6/6
2020
Don’t worry, it won’t just be me. There will be @RGS_IBGhe journal editors joining too! But if you are a Postgrad o… https://t.co/T6YTliOptw
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6/4
2020
@JohnhoganMorris Gravity was a hit tbf @JohnhoganMorris Ha! I like what Nate Silver does generally (esp. the 538 podcast), but I think with covid-19 he ha… https://t.co/RR3meuIC4UThis is like when Nate Silver started tweeting about epidemiology Isaac Newton proposed curing plague with toad vo… https://t.co/nJxaT1ltVbUK had 359 new deaths from Covid-19 reported in past 24hrs. That's 35 more deaths than entire EU 27 countries combined.
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6/3
2020
Newcastle University gave a small percentage of fees back to third years following lost contact hours during the st… https://t.co/Zj8utVNUJC
6/2
2020
(and in case this requires adding: this racism extends well beyond black people to other ethnic and cultural minorities in the UK)Just in case anyone needed to hear it: the British state is racist and structural racism is endemic in the UK… https://t.co/Wel28l4w1h
5/31
2020
In much more positive news, I've just caught up with #eurovisioncometogether and god it was good.
5/29
2020
Evening stroll in Durham 'City' (looking out for Spads) https://t.co/5Lvz4Wokcv
5/26
2020

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