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The Public Engagement team invite you to attend a thought provoking and inspiring talk about what it means to be a civic university in the global 21st century and how universities can successfully engage with their varied communities, both at a global and a local level. Dr Rajesh Tandon will bring a global perspective, not just as a UNESCO Co-Chair of Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, but also share his experience of setting up participatory research and teaching as well as international networks and initiatives that promote authentic and participatory development of societies.
The Sustainable Futures Theme: what we have learnt about interdisciplinary education so far, and what is next
Sustainable Development poses perhaps the defining social and environmental challenges of the 21st Century, and will impact the lives of our students in many ways, both personally and professionally. What role does a university have in preparing students to meet these challenges, and how best can it do this?
This event will be the seventh international Assessment in Higher Education conference. This research and academic development conference is a forum for critical debate of research and innovation focused on assessment and feedback practice and policy. The themes for our 2019 conference will invite a wide range of papers, practice exchanges and posters. Themed poster presentations, accompanied by a short pitch from the authors, have been a particular strength of the conference and have encouraged networking by delegates.
This conference is for anyone interested in enhancing the experiences of staff working in higher education - both academic and professional staff - through the application of innovative practices at all levels in higher education. At the conference you will have the opportunity to hear current research and good practice regarding the wellbeing of staff in higher education and connect with like-minded colleagues/change agents wishing to address the question of how can we support staff wellbeing.
Variety in Chemistry Education / Physics Higher Education Conference (VICEPHEC) is a national conference that brings together educators in chemistry and physics to discuss and share developments, ideas and good practice in learning and teaching at tertiary level.