Seminar Series

Higher Education Studies - Seminar Series

HES is committed to developing the research interests and goals of professional and academic staff and HDR students across the DVCA Portfolio. As part of this commitment, HES provides seminars and information sessions to support our research community. 

Meet the editors

This seminar will give DVCA staff an insight into what editors are looking for from authors and reviewers in Higher Education publications. There will be opportunities for discussion of peer reviews: what the expectations are for writing a peer review, how they are processed and how they should be interpreted.

  • Conveners: Dr Alisa Percy (Senior Editor of JUTLP)
  • Date and time:  12.30-1.30pm (rescheduled) Tuesday 2nd August
  • Venue:  20.5
  • Teleconferencing option: Bridge 4 or dial 239184

Ethics for teaching and learning projects

This seminar will discuss the process for gaining ethics approval to use learning analytics data for continuous improvement of teaching and learning purposes and research.

  • Conveners: Dr Jennifer Heath
  • Date and time: cancelled
  • Venue: 20.5
  • Teleconferencing option: Bridge 4 or dial 239184

HDR supervision

This seminar is for all academic staff the new school of Higher Education Studies who are interested in recruiting and supervising new HDR students, or in sharing their supervisory expertise about supporting existing HDR students.

  • Convener: Dr Ruth Walker, Head of Postgraduate Studies for HES and Alicia Allen, Graduate School of Research
  • Date and time: 12.30-1.30 Tuesday 10th May
  • Venue: 1.G102

Online research profiles

This seminar will give academic and professional staff some hands-on tips and strategies for developing your online research profiles and maximising the impact of your research. Participants are invited to bring along laptop or iPads so that they can start updating their profiles.

  • Convener: Bernadette Stephens, Library Services
  • Date and time: 12.30-1.30 Tuesday 19th April
  • Venue: 1.G102

If you would like more information on any of these seminars, or have suggestions for future seminar topics, please contact

Last reviewed: 16 August, 2016