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About CHER

The Centre for Higher Education Research supports active higher education researchers at St Andrews by:

  • Championing the importance of higher education research at the University of St Andrews.
  • Providing mechanisms for networking and collaboration across the university around higher education research themes.
  • Enabling more higher education research grant applications by facilitating a vibrant research environment.
  • Encouraging knowledge-exchange collaborations between higher education researchers and cognate agencies within the university to influence policy and practice in areas such as pedagogy, evaluation and student experience, student support and retention, and widening participation.

CHER also provides a visible focus for external individuals and agencies interested in understanding the higher education research environment within St Andrews. As higher education research does not naturally fall under one of the schools at St Andrews, CHER provides a focus to centrally represent and celebrate this research activity.

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Upcoming Events

  1. CHER Networking and Agenda Setting afternoon

    September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Call for Contributions: European University Association 2020 Learning and Teaching Forum (Netherlands)

    October 1
  3. Vertically Integrated Projects Academic Forum

    October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. Innovative Assessment in Higher Education (St Andrews)

    October 23
  5. Call for Papers: Advance HE STEM Conference 2020 (Manchester)

    October 28
  6. Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Conference (Newport, Wales)

    November 11 - November 13
  7. Call for papers: AdvanceHE Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2020 (Edinburgh)

    November 13
  8. Scottish Educational Research Association Conference 2019 (Edinburgh)

    November 20 - November 22