Celebrating Robbins: the impact of the Robbins Report on British higher education, 1963-2013

This conference was held at the IOE on 24 October, 2013. Read more here

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If you are interested in delivering a presentation in the 2015/16 CHES Research Student Seminar Series, please contact William Locke

The seminars will be held on the following Tuesdays at 17.00 hrs:
17 November 2015
15 March 2016
17 May 2016

Events

 

CHES Seminar Programme for the academic year 2015/16

The CHES seminars provide a forum for debate and analysis of issues affecting policy, practice and research in higher education, supporting the exchange of views and experiences across higher education.  Seminars are normally held at 17:30 hrs, on the first Tuesday of the month at UCL Institute of Education, University College London, 20 Bedford Way.

October seminar: Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Professor Sir Peter Scott (Professor of Higher Education Studies, UCL Institute of Education, University College London)
'Rethinking university governance under conditions of globalisation and marketisation: past practices and future trends'
17.30 – 19.00 hrs       Room 828

November seminar: Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Professor Paul Standish (Professor of Philosophy of Education, UCL Institute of Education, University College London)
'Teaching in the university the day after tomorrow'
17.30 – 19.00 hrs       Room 828

November seminar: Thursday, 12 November 2015   

'David Watson's academic and professional contributions to higher education'
UCL Institute of Education, University College London 
14.00 – 18.00 hrs       Room TBC
For details of the full programme and how to register, please contact Alison Peacock (a.peacock@ioe.ac.uk)

December seminar: Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Professor Alison Wolf (Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management, King's College London) and Dr Andrew Jenkins (Research Fellow, Department of Social Science, UCL Institute of Education, University College London)
'Understanding the rising real cost of higher education' 
17.30 - 19.00 hrs        Room 802

January seminar: Tuesday, 5 January 2016

William Locke (Reader in Higher Education Studies), Dr Celia Whitchurch (Senior Lecturer in Higher Education) and Dr Holly Smith (Lecturer in Higher Education), all at UCL Institute of Education, University College London
'The changing academic workforce and its diverse support needs'
17.30 – 19.00 hrs       Room 804

February seminar: Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Seminar TBC
17.30 – 19.00 hrs       Room 804

March seminar: Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Dr Kevin J. Dougherty, (Teachers College Columbia University)
'Performance funding policies in the US'
17.30 – 19.00 hrs       Room 804

April seminar: Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Seminar TBC
17.30 – 19.00 hrs       Room 804

May seminar: Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Seminar TBC
17.30 – 19.00 hrs       Room 731

June seminar: Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Seminar TBC
17.30 – 19.00 hrs       Room 731

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If you are interested in delivering a presentation in the 2015/16 CHES Research Student Seminar Series, please contact William Locke. The seminars will be held on the following Tuesdays at 17:00 hrs:

  • 17 November 2015
  • 15 March 2016
  • 17 May 2016