Research

Enterprise challenges in Psychology: enhancing psychological literacy through entrepreneurial learning.

You are invited to a free seminar hosted by the Psychology Dept at Bournemouth University. Dr Patrick Rosenkranz from Newcastle University will be speaking about Enterprise challenges in Psychology: enhancing psychological literacy through entrepreneurial learning. The talk will be held on Wednesday 28th March at 3-4pm At Bournemouth University Talbot Campus, Room F205 (Fusion Building), Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB.  … Read more »

Mind the gap: Exploring students experiences of their transition from school to university

Socio-emotional intelligence within Higher Education is Dr Camila Devis-Rozental’s area of expertise. Within her research she identified that the university environment, its organisation and staff have an impact on the development of students’ SEI. Since transitions are difficult and can affect students’ sense of self, confidence and motivation, this symposium aimed at university staff explores the… Read more »

Open Access Book: Teaching and Technology

===Apologies for cross posting=== I am just writing to let you know about my new book publication with The University of Westminster Press which will be of particular interest to anyone working in Higher Education and teacher development. Essentially this is a story of teacher development in the context of a language centre in the… Read more »

Academic Survey – Supporting Students’ Health and Wellbeing

How are students’ health and wellbeing needs being supported at BU?  BU Academic staff are invited to complete a short anonymous survey which aims to explore how academics at BU understand their role in supporting students’ health and wellbeing. The survey will be open until 22 March and is available by clicking here – it… Read more »

Funding opportunity available working with Understanding Society data

Apologies for cross posting: ==== Our colleagues at Understanding Society, one of the largest household panel studies in the world, are accepting submissions for Policy Fellowships. The 6-12 month funding will see Fellows undertake a social science project, using Understanding Society data, which has the potential to make a substantial contribution to informing and influencing… Read more »

VR Education- Research Update

I am Heidi Singleton, a BU PGR with CEL.  I joined in September 2017 and am at the Initial Review stage of my PhD.  My supervisors are Debbie Holley, Jaqueline Priego and Liz Falconer.  Here is a summary of my research so far… My PhD is researching… -how to design and operationalise a flipped learning… Read more »

Newly published article: Developing students as global citizens through the global talent programme

Dear colleagues, we are pleased to let you know that Dean Hristov and Vianna Renaud have just had an article on their Global Talent Programme come out in the inaugural edition of The Global Impact Exchange: Winter 2018 edition on the theme of ‘Global Education in an Age of Nationalism’. Link to the publication – http://www.diversitynetwork.org/page/GlobalImpactExchange… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 26th January 2018

It’s been a busy bee week. We have oodles of news for you, feel free to scan through and find the sections that are most interesting to you! Ministerial update The new Universities Minister, Sam Gyimah, has been more active this week. The HE Review The much heralded and still elusive HE Review was a… Read more »

Applications to join the editorial team of the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education.

Dear Colleagues (Apologies for cross-posting). Editorial Opportunities Having just published our 12th edition, we would be pleased to receive applications to join the editorial team of the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. The JLDHE was established in 2008 and is published online: http://journal.aldinhe.ac.uk/index.php/jldhe/index. We are looking for new editors to join us as… Read more »

British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) abstracts by 21st December

Dear all The University of Sheffield is delighted to be hosting the British Conference of Undergraduate Research  (BCUR) on 12th and 13th April, 2018.  In its 8th year, the conference attracts a footfall of around 500 (majority) students and staff from a wide range of universities, across two days.  It is considered a leading channel through which undergraduates can present their high… Read more »