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Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21/6/16 at BU – Book your place now!

BU is hosting a Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21st June 2016, dedicated to exploring the benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary research. This event, is free and open to academics and research support staff throughout the UK. Why not invite your academic colleagues from other institutions to attend with you? Places are limited, so… Read more »

9TH CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR TEACHING ACADEMIC WRITING

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 »

Assessing Undergraduate Research Assistants’ Learning through Participatory Methods

This blog post reports on the progress of the CEL-Fusion Funded project Assessing Undergraduate Research Assistants’ Learning through Participatory Methods (AURAL). The Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) is an institutional programme run by BU’s Research and Knowledge Exchange Office (RKEO), which furnishes academics with the financial means to hire a part-time (spring cohort) or full-time (summer… Read more »

Surrey ExciTeS (Excellence in Teaching Symposium)

Apologies for cross posting, but some colleagues might be interested: The University of Surrey presents Excellence in Teaching Symposium – ExciTeS 2007. Date: 4th January 2017 First call for proposals A chance to share best practice and showcase innovation Colleagues are cordially invited to submit proposals for sessions at the University Excellence in Teaching Symposium… Read more »

Interested in Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics? join the SIGMA network or go to an event….

The sigma Network for Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics Support is ending the year with a bang! Four FREE events are being held up and down the country in the coming weeks, which should be of interest to people working in HE math and statistics support, or who have a general interest in the student-centred teaching and… Read more »

An invitation to the first Blended Learning Consortium Conference. “Creativity, Collaboration, Community and Co-development” June 30th in Bromsgrove.

apologies for cross posting, but some colleagues may be interested   The Blended Learning Consortium is a growing partnership of 61 Colleges who pay in £5K per annum  for development of over 700 hours of high quality interactive learning objects “for the sector by the sector”   At the conference you will have the opportunity… Read more »