Conference programme

Conference Programme

The Conference programme includes a varied range of contributions:
  • peer-reviewed paper presentations, workshops, symposia, round tables and posters
  • plenary sessions addressing the main conference theme from a range of perspectives, with input from invited speakers of world renown
  • a forum for international delegates to discuss and share research knowledge and interests
  • themed research directions workshops exploring current research topics
  • a linked one-day conference for postgraduate students and newer researchers in higher education to be held at the nearby Coldra Court venue on Tuesday 5 December 2017

Conference timetable and events

SRHE International Annual Research Conference is a participative event at which delegates presenting their own work also participate in the discussions in plenary sessions and at the presentations of the work of others. Time does not allow for sessions to be repeated. The Conference programme is therefore planned on the basis that delegates will attend the whole event over the scheduled three days.

The SRHE International Research Conference will begin on the morning of Wednesday 6 December 2017. Registration is open from 09.00 and the opening keynote session will commence promptly at 10.30. The Conference will end after lunch on Friday 8 December 2017 at 14.30.

Social and networking events

Networking with colleagues is an integral part of the SRHE Conference and social events are carefully structured to offer excellent opportunities for participants to meet and converse in a relaxed atmosphere. This year, there will be a number of events:

Welcome Drinks Reception on Wednesday 6 December 2017
Open to all participants at the conference, followed by the opportunity to take dinner at one of four restaurants in the resort arranging to meet with specific colleagues, share tables with other delegates set aside for conference delegates or joining the SRHE Director’s Welcome dinner arranged especially for international delegates and first time attenders at SRHE Conference. For resident delegates dinner on this night is included in their conference fees. Non-resident delegates may also take dinner at the hotel on this evening for an additional fixed charge.

Drinks Reception on Thursday 7 December 2017.
There will be a pre-dinner drinks reception sponsored by Routledge/Taylor and Francis during which the SRHE Network Convenors will showcase the work of these special interest groups.

Conference Dinner on Thursday 7 December 2017.
The additional cost of the conference gala dinner (£42.00) includes a three-course menu with wine. The senior overseeing chef at the Hotel is an award winning restaurateur who has been awarded a Michelin star for his associated restaurant nearby.

Sponsors of the SRHE Newer Researchers' Prize & Conference Drinks Reception
Times Higher Education
SRHE Conference Media Sponsor
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