Taken from: http://blogs.northampton.ac.uk/sage/2012/07/23/new-nile-sites-and-general-sage-guidance/ by Adel Gordon
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Friday, 13 July 2012
Taken from: http://www.srhe.ac.uk/research/annual_research_awards.asp
Applications Invited For New Research Funds 2012
The Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) is an independent and self-supporting UK based international learned society concerned to advance understanding of higher education, especially through the insights, perspectives and knowledge offered by systematic research and scholarship.
As part of the Society's programme of strategic initiatives aimed at sustaining research into higher education, the Society is offering a series of annual research awards. This scheme is in its second year of operation, following the first annual awards under this scheme which were made in 2011.These awards are funded entirely by the Society, and intended to support new research into higher education.
The Society is offering:
- Up to four awards annually of £10,000 each for research focused on any aspect of higher education submitted under three overarching themes: Higher Education Policy, Higher Education and Society, and Higher Education Practice.
These Awards are only open to individual members of the Society at the date of application and thus are part of the benefits of membership. Where a proposal is submitted by a research group or team, the lead proposer must be an individual member of the Society.
- Two to four scoping awards annually of £5,000 each for the exploration of any new or emerging area of higher education research leading to the development of a plan for further research.
These awards are open to all and applications are welcome from members and non members of the Society.
Applications open on 1st July 2012 and close on 1st September 2012
An extract that might be of interest for those involved in research and or public engagement from National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement newsletter
Creating Impact Case Studies for the REF: 4th October, 2012, Bristol
Are you helping researchers to makes sense of the Impact dimension to the REF? If so the NCCPE is keen to help. This training the trainer event provides a unique opportunity to find out about resources we’ve developed to help researchers create impact case studies, and to develop skills in evaluation. Find out more here: www.publicengagement.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/creating-impact-case-studies-ref
Beginner’s Guide to Evaluation: Training the trainer: 30th August 2012, Birmingham
Thanks to those of you who expressed interest in this course. We are delighted to announce the date and time for this event. Please note – delegates have told us they would like a longer course to run through some of the exercises together – so the course is now 4 hours and includes lunch! In addition trainers attending the course will be able to apply for support for the first course that they run! Book your free place, and find our more:www.publicengagement.ac.uk/train-trainer-beginners-guide-evaluation
Online public engagement training pilot
With the support of the National HE STEM Programme, we have recently launched an online public engagement training course. This pilot course is now live on our website and currently has 2 modules; Getting started with Public Engagement and Communication Skills. We would like to invite you to road test this course and let us know what you think using our online survey: http://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/stem
Embedding impact analysis in research
For regular updates from this JISC funded project aiming to help institutions embed capability and processes for identifying and articulating benefits and impact in their research groups log onto the project space: http://nccpe1.ning.com/. On the 31st July, there will be an online forum discussion with representatives from the projects to explore key lessons and learning to date: http://nccpe1.ning.com/events/online-networking-learning-to-date for more details.
RCUK School-University Partnerships Initiative
This new initiative is providing £1.5million over three years to create and build partnerships between universities and secondary schools. This partnership working will support researchers’ direct engagement with students and bring contemporary and inspirational research contexts into formal and informal learning to enhance and enrich the curriculum. Funding of £150,000 is available to successful HEIs over three years. The call closes 25 September 2012 and is open to HEIs in receipt of a minimum threshold of RCUK funding. Further information can be found on RCUK website.
Consultation on Ethical principles and Guidelines for Community Based Participatory Research
The Centre for Social Justice and Community Action are consulting on guidelines developed with community partners. Please get involved. You can find out morewww.publicengagement.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/consultation-draft-ethical-principles-and-guidelines
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