After a couple of year’s break, ECHER has again listed relevant events for higher education researchers. Compared to the previous editions that consisted mainly of offline events, this latest edition includes offline, online, and hybrid events.
DPER 25-year anniversary series – Kick-off panel “Higher Education Research”
This is the kick-off panel in the webinar series to celebrate 25 years of Doctoral Programme in Educational Research – Higher Education (DPER). It will be followed by three webinars. 2 September 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm UK time. Free.
Summer School: “How to Make Theory Work in Higher Education Research and Science Studies”
How do you do theory? While the craft of methods and empirical work more generally is often made explicit in higher education research and science studies, theory work usually remains implicit. […]
CHER 2020 Call for Proposals: Engaged Universities
The 33rd Annual CHER Conference will be jointly organised by the University of Rijeka and NUI Galway, with their home cities both being European Capitals of Culture 2020. It will take place in Rijeka/Opatija, on September 2-4, 2020. […]
Save the dates: events for higher education researchers in 2020
Following the success of last year’s “Save the dates” post (thank you, Daniel Kontowski) we continue with ECHER’s aim to provide relevant information about higher education research events to early-career (and not-so-early-career) scholars.
Helping each other write better: ECHER’s first Academic Writing Clinic
A wise scholar once told me that the difference between being able to recognize a good piece of writing and producing one ourselves is akin to something like watching the Olympics and participating in them. Fitting or not, I always found this metaphor […]
Searching for an ideal university? “Keep, drop, create”
We often criticise universities, but do we ever pause to think what an ideal one would look like? Earlier this month we had a rare opportunity as doctoral students to participate in a “search conference” together with around 30 other higher education scholars. […]
Why you should consider going to the annual Workshop on New Institutionalism in Organization Theory
. . . if you are interested in institutional theory and organizations, of course. Still, if you are a higher education researcher and you are “shopping for theories,” you may want to check this one out. […]
Call for Papers: The 6th Summer School on Higher Education 2019 – Methods and approaches in higher education research
Welcome to the sixth Summer School on Higher Education. This year’s theme “methods and approaches in higher education research” addresses the new directions and dilemmas related to methods […]
Call for Participants: ECHER Academic Writing Clinic
Many early-career scholars face challenges with academic writing. Native English speakers or not, most of us spend a considerable amount of time trying to lay down our thoughts in a coherent and meaningful way, repeatedly rewriting and […]