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On these events and opportunities pages we hope to keep you informed of events to hear the research of other members, visiting speakers, and opportunities to present your own research locally, nationally, and internationally. Specific upcoming events are listed below. More information about other general events and opportunities are listed in the other pages listed.

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February 2020

Academic Forum (Date Claim)

February 20

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Research Networking Stimulus Event: Lecture capture in teaching and learning

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Medical Sciences Building Seminar Room 1, School of Medicine
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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This is our first of what we hope will be many stimulus events hosted by CHER. The general format will be a discussion of a recent paper on the topic, followed by a discussion on how we can facilitate research networks locally on campus.   The event will be held in Seminar Room 1 in the Medical Sciences building on the 26th February.  The schedule is as follows: 2:00-3:00:  Guided discussion of target paper. (Facilitated by Dr Stuart Murray from…

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March 2020

Higher Education Close Up 10 (call for papers)

March 1
Lancaster University

Lancaster University, UK.  6th – 8th July 2020 Key Dates Submission of proposals: 1st March, 2020 Notification of outcomes: 23rd March, 2020 Early Bird Registration deadline: 31st March, 2020 Registration Deadline: 25th June, 2020 About the Conference Higher Education Close-Up is a peer reviewed biennial international conference, focused on issues relating to in-depth research into higher education. HECU10 takes place at Lancaster University on 6th – 8th July, 2020 and follows on from the very successful HECU9 in Cape Town,…

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McCall-MacBain Teaching Excellence award deadline (Final Year)

March 16

This is the final year of the award scheme made possible by a generous donation from the McCall MacBain foundation to recognise staff that have shown outstanding contributions to teaching.  The submission deadline is Monday 16th March 2020, and there are five bursaries of £700 to be allocated. In order to provide a distinctive complement to our existing university and student-led teaching award schemes which already celebrate great teaching, the McCall MacBain award particularly recognises those who advance the scholarship…

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Assessment Feedback Literacy Event (Date claim)

March 16 - March 17
Parliament Hall, St Andrews, South Street
St Andrews, KY16 9QW United Kingdom
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The Centre for Higher Education Research (CHER) and St Andrews Learning and Teaching Initiative (SALTI) are pleased to be hosting a special 2-day event on assessment feedback literacy. The program is not yet finalised but will run Monday afternoon and all-day Tuesday, and will include both a lecture and practical workshop. Check here for details in early February. Guest Presenter: Naomi Winstone completed her Psychology studies at the University of Surrey in 2005, including a professional training year in educational…

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AdvanceHE Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2020 (Edinburgh)

March 17 - March 19
Edinburgh United Kingdom + Google Map

Courageous conversations and adventurous approaches: Creative thinking in tackling inequality Conference 17th-19th March 2020, Edinburgh Call for papers : 13th November, 2019   The theme of this conference speaks to the reality of EDI work in both HE and FE - a growing focus for attention internally and externally, ambitious, analytical, forward-looking, practical and increasingly complex. As EDI becomes more embedded in institutional values and strategy and becomes more of a measure for the student experience, institutional interest in creative…

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SRHE Prize for Newer Researchers (Application Deadline)

March 31

Each year the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) invites applications from Newer Researchers to enter a research proposal for a small scale project under an SRHE Prize scheme. All entries are reviewed by an expert panel of experienced researchers. The successful SRHE prize winner receives a number of benefits from the Society in addition to the prize money awarded to fund the selected project. Entry is open to all and not restricted to current SRHE Members.  The SRHE…

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April 2020

QAA Focus on Technology Enhanced Learning (Glasgow)

April 1
thestudio Glasgow, 67 Hope Street
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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QAA Scotland’s Focus On projects help the sector address recommendations and commendations from Enhancement-led Institutional Review (ELIR). Focus On ties these outcomes to developmental activities, resources and events that the whole sector can use and get involved in. We focus on the most practical things that can help colleagues make a real difference in a short space of time. This year, we’re excited to announce that our focus is going to be on Technology Enhanced Learning. Focus On is part…

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SEDA Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference 2020

April 2 - April 3
Radisson Blu Glasgow

Rethinking the Remit of the University in Uncertain Times Context and themes In an age of supercomplexity, a new epistemology for the university awaits, one that is open, bold, engaging, accessible, and conscious of its own insecurity. It is an epistemology for living amid uncertainty. (Barnett, 2000: 420) (1) This quotation, by Ron Barnett at the turn of the century, is an important one to revisit twenty years on. It is an appropriate starting point for this conference which will…

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July 2020

Higher Education Close Up 10 (Lancaster)

July 6 - July 8
Lancaster House Hotel Lancaster, LA1 4GJ United Kingdom + Google Map

Lancaster University, UK.  6th – 8th July 2020 Key Dates Submission of proposals: 1st March, 2020 Notification of outcomes: 23rd March, 2020 Early Bird Registration deadline: 31st March, 2020 Registration Deadline: 25th June, 2020 About the Conference Higher Education Close-Up is a peer reviewed biennial international conference, focused on issues relating to in-depth research into higher education. HECU10 takes place at Lancaster University on 6th – 8th July, 2020 and follows on from the very successful HECU9 in Cape Town,…

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  1. Academic Forum (Date Claim)

    February 20
  2. Research Networking Stimulus Event: Lecture capture in teaching and learning

    February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Higher Education Close Up 10 (call for papers)

    March 1
  4. McCall-MacBain Teaching Excellence award deadline (Final Year)

    March 16
  5. Assessment Feedback Literacy Event (Date claim)

    March 16 - March 17
  6. AdvanceHE Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2020 (Edinburgh)

    March 17 - March 19
  7. SRHE Prize for Newer Researchers (Application Deadline)

    March 31
  8. QAA Focus on Technology Enhanced Learning (Glasgow)

    April 1