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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.

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.

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

Child Language Brokering in School Project and its Implications for Healthcare Settings

The Institute of Health and Wellbeing present:

Child Language Brokering in School Project and its Implications for Healthcare Settings

Wednesday 10th September 2014, 1-2pm, Sunley Conference Centre

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School of Education’s 5th Annual Research Student Conference – call for papers & posters

Submitted by Carmel Capewell

School of Education logoAre you a UN postgraduate research student? If so, you are invited to submit an abstract for the School of Education’s 5th Annual Research Student Conference, 27th & 28th June. The theme for the conference is ‘Researching Learning, Learning to Research’ and PhD students are invited to make presentations or posters about work pertaining to an educational theme.

Supervisors are also invited to report on their research in the form of posters.

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Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Research Conference Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, May 29th & 30th, 2014

Posted on behalf of The Kaleidoscope Team 2014

Dear postgraduate students,

Kaleidoscope is an annual, two-day conference hosted by research students at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK. It is aimed at the needs of current research students in the broad field of education studies, and seeks to provide a space where research students can connect with others, find inspiration, and share their own in-progress research in a supportive environment. Read the rest of this entry

Congratulations, Dr Johnson Jament

Johnson Jament graduated with a PhD from The University of Northampton in 2009. His new book ‘Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Indian Education’, based on his PhD research, has been published this month by Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP). Read the rest of this entry

Featured Researcher: Saneeya Qureshi

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Winner of the UN Graduate School poster competition 2013

Saneeya Qureshi’s poster, entitled Like a cog in a wheel impressed the judges at our recent Poster competition, scoring 117 points out of a possible 126.  The first prize of £100 was presented by the Vice Chancellor Professor Nick Petford.

Saneeya Qureshi

Saneeya Qureshi

Saneeya’s research investigates the support provided to teachers with regard to their teaching practices for students who have Special Educational Needs (SEN) in mainstream English primary schools. This support is coordinated by Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs). The focus of the study is the SENCO-teacher dynamic, and the development and implementation of appropriate provisions for children with SEN. Data gathered through questionnaires and interviews is examined using thematic analysis.

Saneeya is based at the Centre for Education and Research (CeSNER), in the School of Education. Her research interests pertain to issues around inclusive education both in the UK and internationally.

Researching Learning, Learning to Research

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Submitted by Meanu Bajwa-Patel

The University of Northampton’s School of Education are holding their Annual Research Student Conference on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th May 2013. Entitled “Researching Learning, Learning to Research”, the conference gives UN Research Students an opportunity to present their research to a wider audience. The two-day conference will featuring keynote presentations, research student papers and posters. The conference will be held in the Sunley Conference Centre from 9.00am – 4.30pm. All welcome. Sign up via the Conference Website.