Posted by on July 11, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Alison Stott, Research Development Manager, HudCRES.   The eagle-eyed amongst you will perhaps have noticed that there wasn’t the usual Wednesday afternoon blog post last week. There’s a good reason for this – last Wednesday, everyone at HudCRES was a little too busy hosting, or taking part in: HudCRES … in conversation     Seventy-five people from

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Posted by on June 13, 2018 at 1:50 pm

  Charlotte Oliver, Cy-Gen Postgraduate Researcher, HudCRES.   The recent Bank Holiday weekend was a very exciting one for me. Not because I was sunning myself in the local beer garden or finally completing that bit of DIY around the house but because (following on from Prof Robin Simmons’blog post last week) I had the

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Posted by on June 6, 2018 at 1:50 pm

  Professor Robin Simmons, HudCRES. Summer is approaching, which means that it’s conference season!   Academics (including many of my HudCRES colleagues) will be travelling across Britain and overseas to present their work and learn about the latest developments in their field – and, in many ways, this is a great thing.   On one

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Posted by on May 23, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Alison Stott, Research Development Manager, HudCRES.   This Friday, the 25th of May, is GDPR day!   At the end of this week, new legislation which governs the processing, holding or use of ‘personal data’ and will come into force across the EU in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation and, in the

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Posted by on April 18, 2018 at 1:50 pm

  Professor James Avis, and Professor Lyn Tett, Policy Research Group, HudCRES.   Recently, Professor Mary Hamilton gave a really interesting seminar for the HudCRES Policy Research Group called Strategies of Resistance in the neoliberal university. She drew on data from a study about the writing practices of academics to examine their strategies of resistance in their

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Posted by on January 31, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Professor Helen Lomax, HudCRES. On February 6th 2018, to coincide with Safer Internet Day, members of HudCRES will host a conference with colleagues from the University of Northampton: Children’s Digital Lives. This international event will share information about the progress of our Erasmus+ funded Cyber-Safe Generation (CyGen) project which puts children at its heart through its

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Posted by on January 10, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Dr Lisa Russell, HudCRES. I have the great fortune of organising the annual Oxford Ethnography and Education Conference alongside colleagues Ruth Barley (Sheffield Hallam University), Jonathan Tummons (Durham University), Shari Sabeti (The University of Edinburgh) and Rikke Toft Nørgård (Aarhus University) and Marilyn Blake. The conference is held annually in September at New College in

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Posted by on December 13, 2017 at 1:50 pm

Dr. Susan Sheehan, HudCRES. At the end of November, the UKALTA Language Testing Forum (LTF) came to the University of Huddersfield for the first time in its 37 year history. At the 2016 conference I made a pitch to convince people that coming to Huddersfield was a good idea. I was pleased that my bid was successful

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Posted by on July 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm

Prof Ann Harris, HudCRES. There is perhaps a particular irony in an Oxford college being the location for a conference on vocational education and training (VET), although its retinue of gardeners, its redoubtable porters, the ‘scouts’ who clean the rooms, and all the builders and stone masons who constructed the recently completed Sultan Nazrin Shah

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Posted by on January 11, 2017 at 1:50 pm

  Kevin Orr’s Inaugural Lecture Who cares about vocational education and training? Pedagogy and pathways for the ‘overlooked middle’ drew our attention to the marginalisation of students in Vocational Education and Training. This group constitutes his ‘overlooked middle’ and are something like 40-45% of the student population. Importantly, he drew our attention to on-going improvements

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