The following are announcements and commentary from the institute regarding issues in the news and new developments at the institute. The commentary represents the opinions of individuals in the institute and this is identified in the by line.

What will we miss by working from home?

Many organisations have been practicing home working for years. What is striking is that most of them have not gone wholly virtual: staff may work from home 3 days a week for example and come into the office on other days. Or they might just come in for special meetings. All kinds of ‘blended’ arrangements […]

Our Mindfulness Classes Continue on Monday 6th July

Mindfulness as we are released from lockdown Our next Zoom Mindfulness class will be live on Monday 6th July at 2pm BST. The 40 minute classes are free of charge. Application to attend is open to all, simply reserve your space and we will send you a link to be used on the day.  The […]

What if I’m really struggling to work from home

By Professor Ken Eason   Some of us are in a very good position to work from home. We have a room we can call a study where we can set up a decent workstation and we have a good broadband service. All those Zoom participants who have a well-stocked bookshelf behind them seem to […]