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There is a risk that the First World War will become what the Napoleonic Wars have become; distant and largely forgotten

Neil McLennan from the School of Education reflects on the need to find new ways to commomorate the First World War - otherwise he warns there is a risk of it dropping from our collective memory.

Today’s Remembrance Day holds special significance for two reasons.  It is the first Armistice Day…

Published by News, University of Aberdeen

Disruptive leadership to improve Scottish football

Neil McLennan, Director of Leadership Programmes and Senior Lecturer, and a former Scottish Football Association qualified coach and former Senior List football referee, reflects further on leadership learning which might benefit Scotland's national team.

Last month I wrote about leadership in Scottish Football at a time when the Scottish Football…

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Leading Scottish Football

Neil McLennan, Director of Leadership Programmes and Senior Lecturer, and a former Scottish Football Association qualified coach and former Senior List football referee, asks whether a fresh approach to management can benefit Scotland's national team.

The departure of Scotland’s football manager has seen newspaper reporters and football fans once again discussing leadership…

Published by News, University of Aberdeen

War Poets inspire Christmas Spirit

2018 has very much so been the year of the war poets in our First World War Remembrance activity. The words of Owen, Graves and Sassoon have echoed around the country's commemoration events. As we approach Christmas, it is appropriate to consider how the festive season inspired their work.…

Published by News, University of Aberdeen

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