SRHE - Society for Research into Higher Education           Society for Research into Higher Education
     Annual Conference 2007, 11-13 December,
     Brighton, Sussex
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Shim Shim
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We are pleased to announce our speakers for this years conference:

An important element of the conference programme will be contributions from outstanding keynote speakers of international renown. The opening and closing plenary sessions will take the form of plenary symposia, offering presentations from two keynote speakers followed by discussion and the opportunity for conference delegates to participate in an interactive debate. The invited speakers this year include;

Professor Sir Peter Scott   Professor Sir Peter Scott

Vice-Chancellor
Kingston University
   
Peter Scott is Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University in London formerly a Professor of Education at the University of Leeds and journalist, as inaugural editor of the Times Higher. He is also Chair of the Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (formerly the Universities Association for Continuing Education) and from 2000 until 2006 he was a member of the board of HEFCE and chaired its Quality Assurance Learning and Teaching strategic committee. His other major research interest is the development of higher education systems and he is a member of the Academia Europaea'.


   
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Jane Gaskell   Jane Gaskell

Dean and Professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
University of Toronto, Canada
   
Jane Gaskell is the Dean and Professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada. Her background is in sociology of education, and her research has explored the impact of feminism, the workplace, and policy issues in educational settings. She has been president of the Canadian Society of Education and a member of the board of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The title for her plenary address is "Knowledge for Academic Leadership: the personal, the professional and the scholarly".


   
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Professor Susan Robertson   Professor Susan Robertson

Professor of Sociology of Education
University of Bristol
   
Susan Robertson has been a Professor of Sociology of Education in the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, since 1999. She has created the first British centre of Globalisation, Education and Societies (GES) at Bristol, and just completed a Synthetic Review of Globalisation, Education and Development for the Department of International Development. Between 2002-2005 she was co-director of a major ESRC funded project on new technologies and learning InterActive Education: Teaching and Learning in the Information Age, with a particular interest in the wider policy issues. Prior to coming to the UK her career spanned Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.


   
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Professor Diana Laurillard   Professor Diana Laurillard

Chair of Learning with Digital Technologies
University of London
   
Diana Laurillard is Chair of Learning with Digital Technologies at the London Knowledge Lab, part of the Institute of Education, University of London, and on the Executive of the EU-funded Kaleidoscope Network of Excellence in Technology Enhanced Learning. Her work focuses on theory-based design of learning and teaching methods and resources, learners' conceptions and misconceptions, flexible learning activity design tools for teachers, and cost-benefit modeling for the introduction of e-learning.


   
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Professor Jürgen Enders   Professor Jürgen Enders

Director of the Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies
University of Twente, Netherlands
   
Professor Jürgen Enders is Director of the Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), University of Twente, Netherlands and a member of the management team of the research programme on 'Institutional Change' of the Institute for Governance Studies at the University. Before 2002, he was Assistant Professor and Executive Director at the Centre for Research on Higher Education and work at the University of Kassel, Germany where he specialized in the field of research on higher education. Jürgen's research interests are in the areas of political sociology, organisation studies, governance and management of Higher Education and Research, and academic professions.


   
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Postgraduate and Newer Researchers Conference

August 5, 2007
Closing Date for Conference Submissions
September 7, 2007
Closing Date for Postgraduate and Newer Researchers Conference Submissions
October 31, 2007
End of Early Bird registration discount