We thought you might like to know that a team of researchers at Bournemouth University (BU) and representing the BU Research Staff Association (RSA), are holding an event as part of the annual BU Festival of Learning. Our event ‘Making a difference through research: research with impact’ is on Tuesday 28th June from 4pm… Read more » about Making a difference through research: research with impact
Events and workshops
A few weeks ago, the Careers and Employability Service delivered a well received, thought-provoking, seminar for CEL focusing on the topic of employability and career guidance. Participants were asked to consider how their own careers have evolved and whether or not they had received advice and guidance along the way. It seemed for most, their… Read more » about Careers and Employability CEL Seminar
Colleagues – apologies for cross posting =================== The University of Southampton is very pleased to welcome Professor David Boud of Deakin University, Australia, who will be delivering a keynote on ‘Ensuring assessment has a high impact on learning‘ on Wednesday 7 September, 12.30-13.20. We would be delighted if colleagues involved with learning and teaching within your university would like… Read more » about Invitation: Professor David Boud of Deakin University, Australia, keynote on ‘Ensuring assessment has a high impact on learning’ on Wednesday 7 September, 12.30-13.20.
There is now less than a week to go until our Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21st June 2016. This event, which is free and open to academics and research support staff throughout the UK is dedicated to exploring the benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary research. Places are limited, so book now via Eventbrite…. Read more » about Last chance to book! Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21st June 2016
Dear colleagues, We are looking for researchers from across BU to take part in the BU Research Staff Association (RSA) Festival of Learning event ‘RSA – Research with impact’ on 28th June 2016 between 4 -7 pm. We have been allocated funds to enable you print a poster or showcase your research in some innovative… Read more » about Take part in our public engagement event
I recently returned from the 13th PASCAL International Conference – June 3rd to June 5th, 2016. The conference took place at the University of Glasgow and focused on the future directions for Learning Cities. The weather was exceptionally beautiful as delegates from over 30 countries were treated to over 60 papers in parallel sessions and… Read more » about Feedback from the 13th PASCAL International Conference – Glasgow 2016
Many apologies for cross posting but this may be of interest to some colleagues: The 9th Biennial EATAW conference will hold from 19-21 June 2017 @ Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom Conference theme: Academic Writing Now: Policy, pedagogy and practice NOW OPEN: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (further information available here) The EATAW 2017 conference aims to… Read more » about 9TH CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR TEACHING ACADEMIC WRITING
Borrowing from the title of one of my favourite books on qualitative research (Qualitative researching with text, image and sound), next Saturday 25 June I will be hosting a public engagement event on qualitative analysis as part of BU’s Festival of Learning. My drop-in event ‘How do scientists analyse images, sound and text?’ Will introduce… Read more » about How do scientists analyse images, sound and text?
In 2012, while still doing my PhD, I attended my first international conference and this was on The role of HE in local and regional social and economic development. The conference took place in Brest, France from 29 – 31 October. I seems to have been one of very few students to have attended the… Read more » about 13th PASCAL International Conference – Glasgow 2016
ARLG Eastern brings you “Lego in Teaching” with Andy Walsh In this full day workshop, Andy Walsh will be running his (now famous) workshop on using Lego as a valuable teaching tool in library lessons. We will introduce briefly the concept of Lego® Serious Play® and carry out some exercises using these principles. Attendees… Read more » about ARLG Eastern brings you “Lego in Teaching” with Andy Walsh