Our Publications




Sousa BJ, Clark AM (2020) Move like Jagger: scholars can innovate like Sir Mick. Times Higher Education: LINK


Clark AM, Li T, Sousa BJ (2019) The practice of research has evolved. Now it’s time for research support to evolve as well. Research Money. 33:8 LINK

The Ubiquity and Invisibility of Research Failures: A Call to Share More, Sousa, BJ, Clark AM (2019). International Journal of Qualitative Methods. LINK


Editorial: But how many papers should I write…?: making good choices about quality, quantity and visibility of academic publications, Clark et al (2014). Journal of Advanced Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/jan.12573

Editorial: Making good choices about publishing in the journal jungle, Clark & Thompson (2012) Journal of Advanced Nursing. 68: 11, 2373–2375.


Making difficult conversations easier: How to raise and resolve difficult academic work issues. Bailey Sousa, Lois Harder & Alexander Clark | Dec 03, 2020, University Affairs. LINK

Definitively unfinished:  Why the growth mindset is vital for educators and academic workplaces, Clark AM, Sousa BJ (2018). Nurse Education Today. LINK

Running to stand still on the academic treadmill? Pursue happiness instead, Clark AM, Sousa BJ (2018). Times Higher Education. LINK

The mental health of people doing qualitative research, Clark AM, Sousa BJ (2018). International Journal of Qualitative Methods. LINK

Students value happiness, we should too, Sousa BJ, Clark AM (2018). Times Higher Education Supplement.LINK

Mutual respect and teamwork are vital, Clark AM & Sousa BJ (2017). Times Higher Education Supplement. LINK


Sousa BJ, Clark AM (2019) Six Insights to Make Better Academic Conference Posters. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. LINK

Getting the Most Out of Academic Conference Attendance: Five Key Strategies, Sousa BJ, Clark AM (2017). International Journal of Qualitative Methods 16 (1) 1-2.LINK

The Five Neglected Skills All Qualitative Researchers Need, Clark AM & Sousa BJ (2017). International Journal of Qualitative Methods.LINK

Priority Management in Academic Settings, Clark & Thompson (2014). Journal of Advanced Nursing 71: 475-747.

Effectiveness in Academic Settings, Clark & Thompson (2013). Journal of Advanced Nursing 69(6), 1221–1223.


A Manifesto for Better Research Failure. Clark AM, Sousa BJ (2020) Sage Journals LINK

Owning up to failure, by sex and seniority, Clark AM, Sousa BJ (2019). Times Higher Education LINK

Five mistakes made by poor academic leaders, Clark AM, Sousa BJ (2018). University Affairs. LINK

Academics, you are going to fail, so learn how to do it better, Clark AM & Sousa BJ (2015). The Guardian. LINK

Failure in Academic Settings, Clark & Thompson (2013). Journal of Advanced Nursing 69:2145-7.


Your biggest asset for academic career success? A growth mindset, Clark AM, Sousa BJ (2018). Times Higher Education Supplement. LINK

Are you effective, successful and happy in academic work? Clark AM, Sousa BJ (2021)  University Affairs. LINK