Tag Archives: Expert View

Higher Education Academy

HEA

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

HF

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

 

 

 

 

Research Professional Updates

For updates including ‘Funding councils boost research in England and Wales’ click here

For updates including ‘Johnson survives and is back as science and universities minister’ click here

For updates including ‘Student vote boosts Labour’ click here

For updates including ‘Parliamentary science adviser leaves Westminster for UCL’ click here

For updates including ‘British Academy calls for fresh approach to conflict work’ click here