Higher education research seminar series
In 2006, the network began its higher education research seminar series. To date, the series has hosted speakers from UK and international institutions and organisations, as well as speakers from within the Kingston community. The seminars are currently organised by Professor Robin Middlehurst.
- 2012/13 seminar seminars
- 2011/12 seminar seminars
- 2010/11 seminar seminars
- 2009/10 seminar seminars
- 2008/09 seminar seminars
- 2007/08 seminar seminars
- 2006/07 seminar seminars
- 26/09/2012: Professor Stephen Gomez (Higher Education Academy). Theme: Learning from Work: Developing Open Educational Resources (OERs) for delivering CPD (PDF). Listen to podcast or view presentation (Prezi website).
- 16/10/2012: Dr Silke Lange (University of Westminster). Theme: Creativity and communities of discovery (PDF). Listen to podcast (internal access only) or download presentation (PDF).
- 29/11/2012: Professor Fiona Ross (Kingston University). Theme: Leadership of practice disciplines in universities: the case of nurses and teachers (PDF). Listen to podcast (internal access only) or download presentation (PDF).
- 07/02/13 Craig Johnson (Ellen MacArthur Foundation) Theme: Developing critical thinking skills in HE – moving towards a circular economy (PDF). Listen to podcast (internal access only) or download presentation (PDF).
- 02/05/2013: Sam Jones and Emily Thomas (University Alliance). Theme: What is your vision for universities? (PDF). Listen to podcast (internal access only) or download presentation (PDF).
- 25/10/2011: Dr Anne Lee (Independent Academic Developer). Theme: New Approaches to Research Supervision (PDF). Listen to podcast or download presentation (PDF) (please note that this is an abridged version of the presentation given on the day, which can be viewed with the podcast)
- 06/12/2011: Norman Jackson. Theme: Tackling the wicked problem of employability through a lifewide concept of learning, education and personal development (PDF). Listen to podcast or access presentation (please note that this is different from the version of the presentation given on the day)
- 07/02/2012: Alison Baverstock, Kingston University. Theme: Researching the unpalatable. Why a research interest in self-publishing is fully justified (PDF). Listen to podcast or download presentation.
- 08/05/2012: Steve Woodfield (Kingston University). Theme: Trends and Issues in International Student Mobility in Higher Education: An Analysis of Recent Research and Policy Debates (PDF). Listen to podcast or download presentation.
- 26/06/2012: Elspeth Jones (Leeds Metropolitan University). Theme: Internationalisation and employability: harnessing curriculum potential (PDF). Listen to podcast (internal access only) or download presentation.
- 23/11/2010: Tim Linsey (ADC, Kingston University). Theme: Mobilising Remote Student Engagement (PDF).
- 07/12/2010: Professor Rachel Brooks (Brunel University). Theme: Student Mobility as a Response to Labour Market Congestion (PDF).
- 29/03/2011: Janette Ryan, Director of the Teaching International Students Project, The Higher Education Academy. Theme: Teaching and learning for international students (PDF). Listen to podcast or download presentation (PDF).
- 12/04/2011: Professor Gareth Parry (University of Sheffield). Theme: Fee competition and the college contribution (PDF). Listen to podcast or download presentation (PDF).
- 11/05/2011: Steve Woodfield (Vice-Chancellor's Office, Kingston University). Theme: Internationalisation at Kingston – the experience of our international staff (PDF).
*This breakfast seminar was organised in collaboration with the International Office at Kingston University.
Spring and Summer 2010
- 19/01/2010: Andrew Williams (Kingston College) – Going Further with Higher Education: Developing higher-level learning and teaching at Kingston College
- 04/05/2010: Professor Louise Morley (University of Sussex) – Imagining the University of the Future
- 2/06/2010: Professor Sir David Watson (Institute of Education, University of London) – The Power of Jurisdiction: University Civic and Community Engagement in Cross-national Comparative Perspective
- 01/12/2009: Professor Penny Jane Burke (Roehampton University) – Widening Participation: Identity, Difference and In/Equality
Spring and Summer 2009
- 24/03/09: Professor Celia Whitchurch (Lecturer in Higher Education, Institute of Education) – Shifting Roles and Blurring Boundaries: Reconstructing Professional Identities in Higher Education (PDF)
- 23/06/09: Professor William D Locke and Alice Bennion (Centre for Higher Education Research and Information, Open University) – The UK Academic Profession in an International Context: Academic Retreat or Professional Renewal? (PDF)
- 18/09/08: Dr Nina Burridge (lecturer in education, University of Technology, Sydney) – Contested multicultural identities in post 9/11 Australia. Challenges and Opportunities of Ethno-cultural Diversity for the Education Sector (PDF)
- 14/10/08: Professor Robin Middlehurst (Professor of Higher Education, Kingston University) – Challenges of Doing HE Policy-related Research (PDF)
- 19/11/08: Professor Elspeth Jones (Professor of the Internationalisation of Higher Education and International Dean, Leeds Metropolitan University) – World-wide Horizons at Leeds Metropolitan University (PDF)
Spring and Summer 2008
- 12/02/08: Professor Michael Eraut (Professor of Education, University of Sussex) – Rethinking Professional Practice, Theory and Transfer: the Implications for Supporting Professional Learning (PDF)
- 04/03/08: Mr Nicholas Lock (Principal Lecturer, School of Radiography, Kingston University) – Implementing an E-portfolio into a Clinical Setting (PDF)
- 29/04/08: Professor Sean Hilton (Professor of Primary Care and Vice-Principal (Teaching and Learning), St George's University of London) – Medical Professionalism and its Assessment (PDF)
- 03/06/08: Rosemary Deem (Professor of Education, University of Bristol) – Reshaping English Universities in the Twenty-first Century in the Context of New Labour's Public Service Reform: the Views of University Leaders (PDF)
- 17/06/08: Professor Robin Middlehurst (Professor of Higher Education, Kingston University) – Challenges of Doing HE Policy-related Research
- 30/10/07: Dr Richard Waller (senior lecturer, Post-Compulsory Education and Training and Lifelong Learning at UWE, Bristol) – Empathy, Relationships and Social Capital: Influences on Student Experience(s) (PDF)
- 13/11/07: Rt Revd Dr Richard Cheetham (Bishop of Kingston) – Is Truth Trivial? Religion and Education in a Plural Culture (PDF)
- 11/12/07: Victoria Perselli (senior lecturer, School of Education, Kingston University) – Troubling the Angels Revisited: Women Living with HIV/AIDS (PDF)
Spring and Summer 2007
- 16/01/07: Professor Sir David Watson (Professor of Education, Institute of Education) – What do we mean by the 'student experience'?
- 23/01/07: Professor Mary Stuart (Professor of Education and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Kingston University) – Personal Stories – What creates success for first generation students?
- 06/02/07: Professor John Field (Professor of Lifelong Learning and Deputy Principal University of Stirling
- 27/02/07: Dr Sheila Trahar (Lecturer in Education Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol) – Deconstructing and reconstructing pedagogical approaches in higher education – the impact of cultural diversity
- 24/04/07: Dr Vineeta Kamran (Principal of the City Montessori School in Lucknow, India) – Total Quality Management for a Total Quality Person
- 15/05/07: Professor Michael Fielding (Institute of Education) – Student Voice, Educational Research and the Making of Democracy
- 10/10/06: Helen Johnson (School of Education, Kingston University) – Faith Schools in a Postmodern world
- 14/11/06: Janette Myers (School of Life Science & Earth Science & Geography, Kingston University) – Clients, Customers, Children…? What do the ways we support students say about the ways we think about them?