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Summer School on ‘Doing and Communicating Qualitative Research’; Kingston University London; 4-8 July 2016

This event may be of interest to qualitative researchers:

Keynote by Les Back and workshops by our very own Jane Murray and Helen Lomax:

  • Keynote Address: Professor Les Back, Goldsmiths University of London ‘A qualitative research renaissance: New directions and opportunities’
  • ‘Researching with Children’ Facilitators: Dr Jess Prior, Kingston University, and Dr Jane Murray, University of Northampton
  • ‘Analysing, Generating & Disseminating Visual Data’ Facilitators: Professor Helen Lomax, University of Northampton, and Professor Janet Fink, University of Huddersfield.

Further and the Programme can be downloaded.

School of Education seminar series

The School of Education have announced their seminar programme for the rest of 2015. Covering a range of topics from the use of intellectual capital to early childhood pedagogy in Japan, these seminars are open to staff and students with the School of Education offering a warm welcome to all.

Continue reading to see the full programme.

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Early Years Research Festival

The School of Education are hosting an Early Years Research Festival on  Wednesday 17th June. This day long event features a range of speakers, both from the University of Northampton and invited guests. The event will continue into the evening with a session for discussion and networking.

Email Lorraine Harman (Lorraine.Harman@northampton.ac.uk) to book your place.

UoN EYs Research Festival Day FLYER

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Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2015

The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2015 is now open and all postgraduate research students are encouraged to take part.

The survey is open until 14th May 2015.

Eligible research students can access the survey in two ways:
1) follow the unique link in the email invitation I have sent
2) log in with their student number as the username and the password ‘PRES2015’ at https://heasurveys.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/postgraduate-research-experience-survey-pres-2015-7

The survey will take only around 15 minutes to complete.

If you would like more information about PRES please contact me by email (david.watson@northampton.ac.uk) or by telephone (01604 892812). You can download previous PRES final reports from: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/pres.

Call for papers: School of Education conference deadline end of March

SoE research conferenceThe closing date for the submission of abstracts is fast approaching for the School of Education’s 6th Annual Research Student Conference. PhD and Masters students are invited to submit an abstract by 31st March 2015. The conference will be held in the Sulgrave Building, School of Education, Park Campus, on Friday 26th June and Saturday 27th June 2015. Please see the call for papers post for more details on the conference and how to submit.

Spring seminars in the School of Education

Spring sees a number of research seminars being held in the School of Education. The full programme is attached.

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January and February Research Seminars in the School of Education

2015 has already seen a number of research seminars taking place in the School of Education as the Spring programme gets underway.

Reports from two recent events are attached to this post.

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School of Education Seminar Report – Dr Antonina Tereschenko

On the 25th November Dr Antonina Tereschenko, Newton Fellow from Kings College London visited the School of Education to hold a seminar entitled ‘Eastern European Migrant Students in English schools: Educational identities and inequalities’.

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Call for papers deadline approaching! School of Education’s 6th Annual Research Student Conference

SoE research conferenceThe closing date for the submission of abstracts is fast approaching for the School of Education’s 6th Annual Research Student Conference. PhD and Masters students are invited to submit an abstract by 31st March 2015. The conference will be held in the Sulgrave Building, School of Education, Park Campus, on Friday 26th June and Saturday 27th June 2015.  Read the rest of this entry

Research Funding Opportunities: School of Education

This post provides information on the latest funding opportunities for your School. You will still be able to conduct your own searches via Grantfinder in the usual way or contact the RSB Office rsb@northampton.ac.uk and we will assist you.  Read the rest of this entry