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     Annual Research Conference 2011, 7 - 9 December 2011
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Positive Futures for higher education; connections, communities and criticality

The 2011 SRHE Annual Research Conference was held on 7, 8 and 9 December 2011 at the Celtic Manor Resort near Newport in South Wales. Celtic Manor, Newport , Wales. Another very successful SRHE conference with very positive feedback from attendees.

The 2012 conference is in the early planning stages. We hope to have a call for papers early in the New Year. In the meanwhile if you have not completed the evaluation form for the 2011 conference please do so.

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Research Directions – A series of facilitated discussion seminars focusing on selected current research questions in research into higher education.

Friday 9 December 11.30-12.20

PDF Download RS1 Funding Higher Education: Policy formulation and marketisation  
PDF Download RS2 The Ethics of Widening Participation  
PDF Download RS3 Doctoral Training Centres: The changing face of doctoral education in the Social Sciences  
PDF Download RS4 Researching the digital academy: questioning the myth-makers, the mockers and the messiahs  
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Annual Research Conference
7-9 December 2011, Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales

Positive Futures for higher education; connections, communities and criticality

The largest international higher education research conference held in the UK takes place at a time of significant challenges for higher education. Register now to take part in a series of key debates and discussions on these issues and to participate in the presentation of a very broad range of peer reviewed research papers.

Keynote Speakers

Professor Hugh Lauder

Professor Hugh Lauder
Professor of Education and Political Economy, University of Bath and author of Global Auction
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Professor Maria Helena Nazaré

Professor Maria Helena Nazaré
President European Universities Association
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SRHE Presidential Address

Professor Sir David Watson
Principal of Green Templeton College, University of Oxford.
Misunderstanding Contemporary Higher Education: some category mistakes.

With over 200 peer reviewed papers and symposia drawing on current research in over 25 nations, this highly participative conference offers the latest insights into higher education issues. The Conference programme includes a diverse range of contributions and affords participants outstanding networking opportunities. New in 2011 will be a series of participative discussion groups on key research topics, led by leading academics and designed to disseminate and examine the latest and most current thinking.
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