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.

IAG Seminar Series 4 – Historical and International Perspectives on Health

November 3, 2017

INTERNATIONAL AND MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY Seminar 4: Historical and International Perspectives on Health This half-day seminar in the new series on evidence-based policy will take the form of ‘conversations’ between researchers and policy advisers/users, followed by group discussions. The seminar will serve as a forum at which participants from different national and disciplinary perspectives… Read more »

SRHE Event – An Introduction to Constructivist Techniques: Theory and Practice, 19 Sept

In this workshop participants will be introduced to approaches and techniques underpinned by a constructivist philosophy which fits within an interpretivist paradigm. As well as having a potential contribution to their doctoral work they may find it a coherent and unifying approach to research and, indeed, to living and learning beyond the PhD.

SRHE Event – Information Literacy and the Digital University, 5 May

Information Literacy and the Digital University takes place on Friday 5th May at SRHE in London.

Call for papers: RSA Central & Eastern Europe Conference 2017, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

The increasing social and economic disparities at regional level within CEE have led to the need to develop new strategies with a strong spatial focus, in order to deal with and respond to the challenges. This conference seeks to explore questions such as: how can we deal with polarisation and peripheralisation? What are the challenges for future space-based policies? What new approaches should be developed to deal with growing regional imbalances?

Call for papers: Regional Studies Association Second Australasia Conference 2017

The focus of the conference will be to examine globalisation and the responses to its impacts, as well as the development of new forms of state intervention in society and the economy, and the changing relationship between, and within, state actors, civil society, the not-for-profit sector and corporation.

ALPSP 10th Annual Conference & Awards – 13-15 Sept 2017, Netherlands

The ALPSP Annual Conference is a major event in the scholarly publishing calendar bringing together large and small players from all sectors of the scholarly communications industry. For this, their special 10th anniversary year, they will take the conference to the beach at the beautiful coastal town of Noordwijk in The Netherlands.

BSC Learning and Teaching Network call for papers – Criminology at the Cutting Edge of the Curriculum

Criminology due to unprecedented changes in the social, economic and political landscapes is experiencing new avenues of exploration in a range of new frontiers from: border control, positive criminology, new forms of cyber crime, green criminology, state crimes, celebrity and crime, public criminology etc. We are keen to hear how such areas and many others are affecting the pedagogical practices, the learning and teaching methods, strategies, structures and assessments in order to deliver a curriculum that is relevant and impactful to students.

NCRM Research Methods Festival 2018 – Call for Proposals

The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) is seeking proposals for sessions in a new Methodological Innovation Strand* at the 8th Research Methods Festival to be held 3-5th July, 2018 at the University of Bath. Presentation at previous Research Methods Festival has been by invitation only and the intention of this call is to open the Festival to a wider range of researchers.

ALPSP Seminar: How to Build a Data Driven Publishing Organization, 20 April

Chaired by Freddie Quek, Group Head of Software, The Collinson Group and Research Associate, Henley Business School, our speakers will discuss what a data driven publishing organization looks like, why you should be one, and how best to go about this.

BAM Transitions Grants Scheme 2017-2018 Is Now Open

The British Academy of Management (BAM) is pleased to announce the launch of three Grants Schemes for 2017. Through each scheme, BAM will be providing grants of up to £4,000 to encourage and support research activities with the ambition of advancing business and management scholarship through empirical research.

APS Seminar – Borderline States of Mind and Destructive Feelings: A diagnosis for our times? 5 May

This is a collaboration between the Institute of Group Analysis (IGA), Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Association for Psychosocial Studies (APS).