‘Professor hunters’ dig in on the digital battlefield

  • Posted by Brian Bloch
  • On August 1, 2016
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  • harassment of professors, online ratings of professors
Read my article on the attacks against two Humbolt University professors in the digital age, published in ‘Times Higher Education‘ on 27 August 2015. An extract: According to an article in the German magazine Der Spiegel, left-wing students have a new hobby: harassing professors with political views contrary to their own. They do so anonymously, and […]
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“In deserted fields, danger” (for ‘Times Higher Education’)

  • Posted by Brian Bloch
  • On September 26, 2013
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  • German doctorate, motivation academic career, research career Germany
“In deserted fields, danger” by Brian Bloch Read my article on the motivation to pursue an academic career in Germany, published in “Times Higher Education” on 26 September 2013.   An extract: A career in research is not attractive to Germans, suggests a study conducted by the country’s Federal Statistical Office. A large proportion of graduates do […]
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“Loving Your Stocks? Don’t Take This Cliché to Heart” (for Investopedia)

  • Posted by Brian Bloch
  • On September 16, 2013
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  • behavioral finance, love stocks, trading psychology
“Loving Your Stocks? Don’t Take This Cliché to Heart” by Brian Bloch Read my article  on falling in love with stocks and the difficulty parting with them, published by Investopedia on 16 September 2013. An extract: Joachim Goldberg, a German behavioral finance specialist and co-author of the book “Behavioral Finance,” which was first published in […]
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“Jagged Little Pills” (for ‘Times Higher Education’)

  • Posted by Brian Bloch
  • On April 4, 2013
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  • artifical stimulants, doping, student drug use, students
“Jagged Little Pills”  by Brian Bloch My article on the use of artificial stimulants by students (in Germany) was published today, 04. April 2013 for the Times Higher Education online. An extract: Recent research in Germany reveals that one in five students “takes something” to improve academic performance. The substances can range from fairly innocuous caffeine […]
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“Examining Stereotypes in Investing” (for Investopedia)

  • Posted by Brian Bloch
  • On March 29, 2013
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  • damages claims, inexperienced investor, investment complaints, investment stereotypes
“Examining Stereotypes in Investing”  by Brian Bloch My article on invalid generalisations in the investment industry was published on 29. March 2013 for Investopedia. An extract: Reading about a successful misselling damages claim the other day, I noted another reader commenting cynically on the fact that “a little old lady” had been given a generous award by […]
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“From where I sit – P.S. Ich liebe dich” (Research on Flirting Strategies) | Times Higher Education

  • Posted by Brian Bloch
  • On February 23, 2012
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Read my article published on February 22, 2012 in the ‘Times Higher Education’. The article was slightly censored! Below is my original closing paragraph. Clearly, flirting strategies constitute a promising academic field, both theoretical and applied. This is a branch of psychology that can be extended to all levels – online, offline, vertically and of course […]
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“Are PhD students being served?” (for ‘Times Higher Education’)

  • Posted by palurie
  • On October 13, 2011
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  • Author, THE, Times Higher Education
“Are PhD students being served?”  by Brian Bloch My article on Problems with supervision in Germany was published today, 13. October 2011 for the Times Higher Education online. An extract: “German universities may be focused on improving their research, but doctoral students have highlighted serious flaws in their teaching. The Deutsche Universitätszeitung (German University Newspaper), or the “duz“, has published […]
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From where I sit – Gems in the research scrapheap (for ‘Times Higher Education’)

  • Posted by palurie
  • On September 1, 2011
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  • Author, THE, Times Higher Education
“From where I sit – Gems in the research scrapheap” by Brian Bloch My article was published today, 1. September 2011 for the Times Higher Education online. An extract: “An English-language journal has recently been launched in Germany that focuses on “failed” research. That is, it publishes material rejected by mainstream journals because it did […]
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Country and Regional Funds: Large Potential Profits, Real Diversification, Real but Manageable Risk

  • Posted by palurie
  • On February 19, 2011
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  • Bloomberg Money ISAS Guide
COUNTRY AND REGIONAL FUNDS: Large Potential Profits, Real Diversification, Real but Manageable Risk by Brian Bloch Published as “More Eggs in One Basket”, Bloomberg Money ISAS Guide (ISAS – Essential Investor Guide and Information, February 2003, pp.40-42.) Particularly since 2001, a proportion of astute equity investors have shifted their perspective out of the UK and […]
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