Monthly Archives: July 2016

Lord Stern’s REF Review- the outcome

Thanks to Emma Banbury-Whitton; apologies for cross posting The outcome of Lord Stern’s independent review of the REF has been published. You can view the report here. The recommendations from the report are as follows. 1.       All research active staff should be returned in the REF (and allocated to a unit of assessment). 2.       Outputs should be… Read more »

Partnerships of Widening Participation: Students’ Unions

As part of our Fair Access Research we’ve been doing some filming with SUBU. Our video clips will form part of a resource we are developing to help others find ways to build and sustain partnerships with Students’ Unions for widening participation. Working with Educational Technologist Chris O’Reilly we’ve been compiling useful resources and tips. We interviewed our new full-time officers – President, Daniel… Read more »

‘The scholarship of learning, teaching and organizing in higher education’

Colleagues, A fantastic resource!   We’ve put together a virtual special issue, guest edited by Paul Ashwin and Didi Griffioen, consisting of a selection of articles related to ‘The scholarship of learning, teaching and organizing in higher education’ which is the central theme of the Higher Education Conference 2016.   Articles include:   The use… Read more »

Peter Bryants’ team win technology award

Colleagues, some of you will remember Pete’s amazing keynote for us at CELebrate 2016. ==== LSE has been awarded with the Campus Technology Teaching and Innovation Award (see pg30) for their innovative work on the Constitution UK project which ran in early 2015. Constitution UK was a collaborative project that aimed to crowdsource and hack the UK constitution within… Read more »