Working toward generous scholarship – during and after COVID-19


I certainly endorse the idea of “generous scholarship”:

The Research Whisperer

Andrea MacLeod is a professor at the University of Alberta, Canada, where she is the Chair of the Communication Sciences and Disorders department.

Her research has focused on the speech and language abilities of bilingual children and adults. She works with local stakeholders to better understand the language development of multilingual children in inner city schools, to support early language development of refugee children, and to train clinicians and educators in providing support for these children and their families.

Andrea’s ORCID is 0000-0002-4752-9476, and she tweets from @AAN_MacLeod.

Photo by Zachary Keimig | Photo by Zachary Keimig |

Academics who are parents and caregivers will likely be adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly women. As so clearly articulated by Yolande Strengers and Alessandra Minello, the impact of extended working from home will impact women who work in a wide range of fields.

During these difficult times, we are doing our best…

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