Goodbye Billy

DRH6279W0AAx2s4We were sad to say goodbye at the end of 2017 to our wonderful colleague Billy Clark after 24 years of exceptional work at Middlesex University.

Billy has now taken a chair in English Language and Linguistics at Northumbria University and we wish him the very best. We will continue to work with him in a number of ways, including our project on accent diversity in the curriculum.

We had a great time at his leaving do in December, though!

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And although Billy is no longer a member of Middlesex staff, his legacy still lives on:

… His vision of ‘Integrating English’ in at the heart of our BA English programme;

… His work on embedding PDP & employability into the curriculum has inspired many degree programmes in the university;

… His insight that research/practice and teaching are sides of the same coin is reflected in university-wide priority of research into pedagogy;

… The spirit of egalitarianism, collegiality, incurable optimism will (hopefully) stay.

 

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