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SRHE Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020

The Society's 2020 AGM will take place virtually this year, via Zoom, on Wednesday 18th November 2020 from 1500-1600. Further details on the agenda and link to this meeting will be published here shortly.

Covid-19 and SRHE Events and Activities (Updated May 2020)

We are continuing to monitor the COVID 19 situation closely and follow the official advice issued. Whilst face-to-face events hosted at the SRHE offices cannot currently take place, we are continuing to adapt many events for shorter online delivery via webinars, and hope these virtual events prove some means of keeping connected with our research community. All details of these online events will appear on this website.

We appreciate that this is a difficult time for you and for universities and that we are facing many difficult decisions. We hope that you are able to manage both personally and professionally under current restrictions, and rest assured that here at SRHE we will resume our full range of events and activities as soon as we can.

SRHE Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2019

The Society's 2019 AGM took place on Thursday 24th October at 1630 (430pm) at the SRHE offices, and was followed by a drinks reception and an opportunity to discuss any issues with the Society's trustees (the members of the Governing Council). SRHE AGM Agenda 2019.

We would like to thank all who took part, particularly those members who provided helpful suggestions to move the Society forward looking to 2020 and beyond.

REF update for SRHE members: February 2019

Following a visit to the Society's offices by Professor David James, Chair of the REF sub-panel 23 (Education) a brief update for SRHE members has been produced as follows: SRHE REF Update

Open Access Publishing: Consultation Responses to Plan S and UKRI

In relation to the 'Coalition S' and UKRI positions on Open Access Publishing mandates for January 2020, the Society has focused its efforts and inputs on two major consultations already underway, and SRHE perspectives and aggregated data have been included in the final documents.

The final submission made by the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) (which also addresses the UKRI position) and the British Academy submission are available from these links

These discussions will continue so if there are any issues you would like to see explored in more detail or would like to see reflected in future responses or discussions do please contact srhe@srhe.ac.uk. In both responses you will see that the position for researchers in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Early Career Researchers especially, are a major area of concern.

SRHE Annual Report

SRHE Annual Report 2019 The Society's 2019 Annual Report is available from the following link SRHE Annual Report 2019.