Research & Scoping Awards 2018

Announcement on Thursday 6th December at 14.00

Following a thorough peer review process, and meeting of the Award Review Panel on November 14th, the Society is delighted to confirm funding of up to £10,000 for each of the following six research proposals received from SRHE members:

Research Awards 2018
Understanding Aspiration and Education towards Diversion and Desistance from Offending: The Role of Higher Education in Wales
by Debbie Jones & Mark Jones, Swansea University
The ‘3-D University’? How do organisational culture, social composition, and geography mediate the Student Experience?
by Richard Budd, Liverpool Hope University
Local Higher Education in a global marketplace: Everyday mobility and local capital in island Higher Education
by Holly Henderson & Ann-Marie Bathmaker, University of Birmingham
Participation in paid, unpaid and 'hidden' internships at six months after graduation: Are some graduates excluded?
by William Hunt, University of Warwick..
A determination of how African academics understand and maximise the existing and potential role of indigenous knowledge and practices within their community-based research: Profiling the ecologically minded university and its contribution to sustainable development
by Marcellus Mbah, Nottingham Trent University & Ane Turner Johnson, Rowan University
White working class young men’s engagement with higher education: Accessing voices of the ‘hard to reach’ and (frequently) ‘left behind’
by Richard Waller, University of the West of England.


Three awards of £5,000 for the separate Scoping Award scheme, open to both members and non-members, were also made as follows:
Scoping Awards 2018
Students’ sense of belonging in higher education: the impacts of social class, locality and institutional habitus
by Mi Young Ahn, Bangor University
The use of computer meditated technology to support students’ mental health and wellbeing in Higher Education settings
by Terry Hanley, University of Manchester
A scoping review to investigate the models and measures of learning outcomes used in research on professional skills development in technology-enhanced simulations-based medical education
by Riikka Hofmann, University of Cambridge

As the funding available to support research and scoping projects is strictly limited, we would like to thank the many Society members and Scoping Award entrants for the time and care taken in putting together so many fascinating proposals.

We have provided constructive, individual feedback to all entrants whose proposals we were unable to fund, which will hopefully help refine these proposals and potentially find alternative sources of funding.

Research & Scoping Awards 2017

Announcement on Wednesday 6th December at 20.15

Research & Scoping Awards 2016

Announcement on Thursday 8 December 2016 at 1400

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