Care, contingency and capability: ecological perspectives on higher education

Nini Fang, Elizabeth Mary O'Brien, Anne Pirrie

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This article takes a sideways look at conventional academic practices, with a view to re-instating ethical relations as the core of scholarly inquiry and revitalising interdisciplinary collaboration between academics at different stages of their careers. It focuses specifically on the deleterious effects of workload allocation models, with particular attention to how these distort relationships between colleagues.
Original languageEnglish
JournalArs Educandi
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 8 Jan 2020



  • Ethical relations
  • Scholarly collaboration
  • Workload allocation models

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