A new research paper by Project Associate Professor Gabriel Hervas was published

Dr. Gabriel Hervas, Project Associate Professor at our Center, has published a new paper at the International Journal for Academic Development entitled “Public relations as part of the work of academic developers: a vignette on our role at a Japanese university” (

The full article is available at

The paper responds to a new format launched by the journal (vignettes), and it was selected for a special issue on how we define the roles and the work of academic developers in Higher Education. In the form of a vignette, the paper illustrates how, while at some contexts it can remain imperceptible, doing public relations is an intrinsic part of the work of academic developers in Japan and it has a big impact on their day-to-day work.

More information on Project Associate Professor Hervas’ research here:


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