BSG Conference 2019

10 July – 12 July

Our Conference theme aligns to that aspiration: Resilience and Living Well in Local Communities . It builds on the BSG 2018 conference theme: ageing in an unequal world, focusing in on local communities. Research into ageing is a priority for the University of Liverpool and it has a multi-disciplinary approach to ageing from social gerontology,… Read more »

Leisure Studies Association Conference: Changing Lives through Leisure

9 July – 11 July

Abertay University, 9-11th July 2019 The diverse nature of leisure has the potential to change lives.  Increasing societal concerns around funding of leisure amidst a period of socio-political instability and individuals’ mental health, for example, have led to questions about how contemporary leisure can positively affect individuals’ lives and indeed whole communities. This conference focuses… Read more »

Social Policy Association Annual Conference: Securing the Future: the Challenge for Social Policy

8 July – 10 July

At a time when uncertainty and social inequalities are seemingly endemic, nationally and internationally, the challenge facing the academic community in social policy is to develop clear thinking and better understanding of these seemingly intractable problems; whilst at the same time, beginning to develop proactive programmes for progressive change. In the context of the continuing,… Read more »

Public Criminologies: Communities, Conflict and Justice

2 July – 5 July

The 2019 BSC Annual Conference will be held at the University of Lincoln 2nd-5th July 2019. Registration: https://store.lincoln.ac.uk/product-catalogue/conferences/british-society-of-criminology-conference/british-society-of-criminology-conference The conference will explore the potential prospects for Criminology to ‘bridge the gap’ between academic criminology and public discourse. It will engage with important questions about the role and value of Criminology during a time of conflict… Read more »

‘Transforming hospitality’: The 28th Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) Annual Research Conference

21 May – 24 May

 21st May 2019 – 24th May 2019  University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London, SE10 9LS  Conference themes: Applied hospitality management Critical and cultural studies of hospitality Learning, teaching and assessment in hospitality management education Urban hospitality Hospitality and wellness  Keynote speakers: Kate Nicholls – Chief Executive, UKHospitality Professor… Read more »

BAFA 2019 Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses

8 April – 10 April

The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) is pleased to announce the 2019 Annual Conference in Birmingham. The conference aims to provide a showcase for innovative research and teaching in accounting and finance. Find out more: http://bafa.ac.uk/events/upcoming-events/bafa-annual-conference-with-doctoral-masterclasses-2019.html

Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference 2019

7 April – 9 April

7 – 9 April 2019 Perth, Scotland UK The 2019 Annual Conference of the Scottish Economic Society takes place in Perth Concert Hall. It starts Sunday evening at the Royal George Hotel with a Welcome Reception followed by two days of academic sessions and concluding with the traditional Annual Gala Conference Dinner on Tuesday evening.… Read more »

Economic History Society Annual Conference 2019

5 April – 7 April

The 2019 Annual Conference will be held at Queen’s University Belfast, 5 – 7 April 2019.  Registration, sessions, and meetings will all be located on campus.  The Saturday reception and dinner will be in the Titanic Museum.  Note that the registration fee includes the Saturday reception and a tour of the Titanic Museum, but not the Saturday dinner which… Read more »

English in Education – Curriculum and Assessment

12 March

This one-day event provides a forum for researchers, teacher-educators and teachers to discuss our current English curriculum and the ways in which the subject is assessed in school and Further/Higher Education contexts. Debates around the divergence of the curriculum from contemporary forms of communication, the concepts of ‘quality’ inherent in the curriculum and the privileging… Read more »

Behavioural Science & Public Health Network – Annual Conference: Health, well-being & behavioural science; Building successful partnerships

27 February

27th February 2019 Conference Aston, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET Following the launch of the national strategy ‘Improving People’s Health: Applying behavioural and social sciences to improve population health and wellbeing in England’ the theme of this conference is building successful partnerships to enhance health & wellbeing through the application of behavioural science. The conference… Read more »

The PSA ‘What’s Happening…?’ series: Brexit: towards the break-up of the Union?

24 January

Chaired by award-winning journalist Stephen Bush (Political Editor, New Statesman), the second instalment of the Political Studies Association’s ‘What’s Happening?’ series will once again bring together academics, journalists, policy-makers and the interested general public to unravel the events that have had the nation talking over the past 12 months. The UK Referendum to Exit the… Read more »

Job advert: BAM Head of Events and Operations

Job Title: Head of Events and Operations Reports to: CEO Location: Euston Road, London, with regular overnight stays and travelling throughout the UK. Effective Date: October 2018 Salary: £45,128 – £50,355 depending on experience This is a demanding role which requires specific leadership and strategic abilities. The jobholder will take a strategic role in the leadership and management of Events… Read more »

BSPHN joins the Academy

The Behavioural Science and Public Health Network (BSPHN) has joined the Academy of Social Sciences as a member learned society. The BSPHN joins 43 other member learned societies at the Academy. The Academy of Social Sciences is the national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners in the social sciences. Its mission is to promote… Read more »

British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society joins Academy

The British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society (BELMAS) has joined the Academy of Social Sciences. For over 40 years the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society has been the independent voice supporting quality education through effective leadership and management. The Society brings together research academics and senior leaders in the primary, secondary, FE… Read more »

RSS 2018 International Conference, 3-6 Sept,Cardiff

The RSS International Conference has established itself as the only conference in the UK for anyone interested in statistics and data science. Every year, nearly 600 statisticians and data scientists gather from all sectors and from over 30 countries to share information and network, attracted by a varied programme of talks and workshops. Submissions for talks and posters are now open – deadline 5 April. Early registration discounts are also available.

Tim May FAcSS – Meaning, Validity and Expertise: Lessons for Social Research from the Era of Post-Truth available to watch online

Professor Tim May FAcSS (Director of Research, Sheffield Methods Institute) presents ‘Meaning, validity and expertise: Lessons for social research from the era of post-truth’ at the Social Research Association’s Annual Conference: Social Research in a Sceptical Age on 6 December 2017

BAM2018 Call for Papers Announcement

The British Academy of Management (BAM) Annual Conference is one of the largest and most prestigious international events for business and management scholars. Attracting world class researchers from over 50 countries worldwide, the conference provides a friendly, supportive environment to receive feedback, share ideas and find inspiration. The BAM2018 Conference will take place from the… Read more »

Could you be the next BERA President?

BERA are currently looking for expressions of interest for the next BERA President between 2019-2021. You would serve as Vice-president from September 2018 and therefore be elected in the next round of elections.
The President acts as the Chair of Trustees for BERA. They will hold the Board and Executive Team to account for BERA’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees and ensuring that each trustee fulfils their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the charity.

BERA Council Elections 2018

There are 4 vacancies on the BERA Council (Board of Trustees). In recent years BERA has been going from strength to strength with record membership, a wide array of events, a successful annual conference and our four Journals as well as Research Intelligence and the Blog. BERA Council has significantly contributed to this; setting strategic priorities, providing academic leadership and helping our engagement within and beyond the academy. BERA is particularly seeking representation from Scotland and Wales, as well as early career researchers, practitioners and senior leaders in education. Nominations will be reviewed against the areas listed.

BERA Conference 2018 – abstract submission now open

BERA is pleased to announce that abstract submission is now open for the BERA Conference 2018 to be held at Northumbria University, 11-13 September 2018.