Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Fostering Hope shortlisted for national public engagement award

A collaborative project involving our researchers with local fostering agency TACT has been shortlisted for a prestigious national public engagement award.

New research project: A museum open to all

Dr Simon Hayhoe (Education) is representing the University in a new €3.8 million project which will develop new strategies and tools to facilitate access to cultural resources by people with difficulties associated with perception, memory, cognition and communication.

Students get ready to attend One Young World Conference 2016

Emma Powell, a third-year BA (Hons) Education with Psychology student, and Mohammad Lone, a second-year BSc (Hons) Economics student, will travel to Canada at the end of September to meet with other young leaders from across the world to discuss issues of global importance.

Advancing teaching in Brazil

We are working with the University of São Paulo to support the development of student teachers

REF: Stern review recognises stress put on academics

Dr Richard Watermeyer (Education) writes about the implications of the Stern review in an article for The Conversation.

How internet porn damages romantic intimacy

Sam Carr, Lecturer in Education, writes for the Coversation.

National festival showcases latest trends in research

The University is hosting social scientists from around the UK for the ESRC's Research Methods Festival taking place in the Chancellors' Building this week.

How Facebook could be threatening your romantic relationship

Sam Carr, Lecturer in Education, writes for The Conversation

Vice-Chancellor’s Awards celebrate public engagement with research

We celebrated how our researchers are using public engagement to generate interest in their work at last week's 'Engage' event at The Edge.

An education in irony: why academics need to be funny

Ioannis Costas Batlle, PhD Researcher in Education, has co-written an article for The Conversation.

BBC Wiltshire: Dr Sam Carr on why play is important

Dr Sam Carr (Department of Education) talks to BBC Wiltshire about the importance of play for children.

Dr Harry Kuchah wins TESOL award

Dr Harry Kuchah, from the Department of Education’s Language and Educational Practices research cluster and a member of the MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) team, has been selected for the TESOL International Association 'Up and Coming’ award.

Jeff Thompson given lifetime achievement award

Professor Thompson, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Education, was given the Global Education Forum award in recognition of his teaching, research and leadership roles in international education.

Professor Hugh Lauder announced Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

The Academy of Social Sciences, Britain’s national academy of academics, learned societies and practitioners representing nearly 90,000 social scientists has honoured the achievements of Professor Hugh Lauder from our Department of Education as its latest Fellow.

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Education partnership in Jordan to boost international research & recruitment

We've reached a new agreement between our Department of Education and the Amman Baccalaureate School as part of our wider engagement with Jordan.

Ban on parents in pyjamas is shameful power game

Dr Sam Carr, Department of Education, writes for The Conversation.

Showcase highlights ‘tremendous impact’ of our early career researchers

Read about the impacts our early career researchers are making from this week's Vice-Chancellor Research Day.

Do Ofsted inspections leave parents at the periphery?

Dr Janet Goodall, Department of Education, writes for The Conversation.

Major ESRC investment for HSS

Researchers in psychology & education have been recognised as Future Research Leaders by ESRC