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Advance HE STEM Conference 2019 – Delivering Next Generation Higher Education in STEM: Call for papers now open

The Advance HE STEM Conference will return at the end of January 2019. This year it focuses on Delivering Next Generation Higher Education in STEM. The conference is an ideal opportunity to collaborate and learn from other higher education professionals within STEM disciplines and to share best practice.

This two-day conference, featuring a mix of peer-led workshops, presentations and respected keynotes will provide a forum for each of the individual STEM disciplines as well as opportunities to learn from cross-disciplinary practice.

We are asking for proposals that address one of five propositions, which explore themes around covering topics such as: interdisciplinary approaches to learning and teaching in STEM; innovation; technology; equality, diversity and inclusion; and leadership. Proposals must be submitted by 31 October 2018.

About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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