Category Archives: Expert View

Dementia 2020 – The next Phase


Dementia 2020 – The Next Phase is an opportunity to consider progress of the Implementation Plan up to 2018 and will assess whether it has achieved the actions included as it moves into phase two. This conference will allow participants hearing from senior leaders from many of the key partner organisations involved in the 2020 Challenge.

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Higher Education Academy


Leading global figures join judging panel for the 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award


The independent judging panel for the 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award is made up of 14 leading educationalists from around the world – Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. Heading up the judging panel, Svava Bjarnason, founding Director of the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education and a former member of the World Bank Education Sector Board, will continue in her role as Chair.

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The Health Foundation Newsletter – Nov 2017


Breaking boundaries: redesigning pathways and services to improve care

Redesigning services across traditional care boundaries is not easy. Making change in complex environments with differing professional viewpoints and varying organisational priorities while getting on with the day job of delivering high quality health care is a huge task. We dip into some of the work going on to redesign care and ask what works to bring about change.

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UK-US Early Career Research Collaboration Workshop

Saturday 10th–Sunday 11th February 2018 – 136 Irving Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

The British Academy, in collaboration with the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, is inviting applications for early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences to attend a research collaboration workshop on the broad theme of violence. The workshop format will enable the exchange of ideas across disciplinary as well as national boundaries with the aim to help create and build exchange, cooperation and partnership between the researchers attending in the short- and long-term.  For more information click here


Research Professional Updates

For updates including “Universities told to stop hyping research findings” click here

For updates including “Council looks to slash Horizon 2020 budget” click here

For updates including “Funding available for original ideas to improve health care quality in the UK” click here

For updates including “Arts supervisors ‘failing’ those in their care” click here

For updates including “Johnson repeats criticism of vice-chancellors’ pay” click here

For updates including “Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships Now Open. Deadline: 11 September 2017.” click here