Nick Cimini

Nick Cimini

Dr Nick Cimini

Lecturer

Biography

Nick studied for a BA Hons in Sociology with Politics at the University of Paisley, an MSc in Science and Technology Studies at the University of Edinburgh, and a PhD at the University of Sheffield. He worked for three years as a lecturer at the University of Derby, from 2010 to 2013, and has been at Edinburgh Napier since then.

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Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J., Cimini, N., Post, J., & Corry, J. (2020)
Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 44(1), 5-12. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4401
This paper argues that trade unions represent natural allies for career services, as they have shared interests in addressing issues of social justice at work. This potentiall...

A role for trades unions in careers education

Other
Cimini, N., & Robertson, P. (2019)
A role for trades unions in careers education
No abstract available.

Higher workload - a universal problem

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Cimini, N. (2017)
Higher workload - a universal problem
EIS-ULA President Nick Cimini, a lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University, describes the severe workload pressures that continue to be placed on university staff and students. ...

Echoes of eugenics in Osborne’s budget

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Cimini, N. (2015)
Echoes of eugenics in Osborne’s budget
Eugenics is alive and well – in the Tory budget. Nicholas Cimini explains why.

Confidence and empowerment against pessimism and cynicism in Scottish referendum

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Cimini, N. (2014)
Confidence and empowerment against pessimism and cynicism in Scottish referendum

An Aesthetic for Deliberating Online: Thinking Through “Universal Pragmatics” and “Dialogism” with Reference to Wikipedia

Journal Article
Cimini, N., & Burr, J. (2012)
An Aesthetic for Deliberating Online: Thinking Through “Universal Pragmatics” and “Dialogism” with Reference to Wikipedia. Information Society, 28(3), 151-160. https://doi.org/10.1080/01972243.2012.669448
In this article we examine contributions to Wikipedia through the prism of two divergent critical theorists: Jürgen Habermas and Mikhail Bakhtin. We show that, in slightly dis...

Struggles online over the meaning of ‘Down’s syndrome’: A ‘dialogic’ interpretation

Journal Article
Cimini, N. (2010)
Struggles online over the meaning of ‘Down’s syndrome’: A ‘dialogic’ interpretation. Health, 14(4), 398-414. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363459309358598
Bakhtin’s suggestion that a unified truth demands a ‘multiplicity of consciousnesses’ seems particularly relevant in the ‘globally connected age’. At a time when the DIY/‘punk...