February 2018

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Katie Strudwick as the new editor of IMPact
Details of the launch of our new e-journal IMPact and our next Lunchtime Research Seminar have been released. See flyer below or visit the event page.
IMPact Launch and Research Seminar with Dan Bishop

January 2018

Please see our latest newsletter here. Highlights include:
-Our Lunchtime Research Seminar Series – slides and a video of our last event with Professor Paul Wakeling, University of York, 2nd February 2018
-Summary of Ben Walker’s funded research awards project
-Updates on our projects
-Spotlight on our Fellow, Rob Vickers

We have launched a professional development series for Personal Tutors, please find more details here

January 2018

Happy New Year! Our big news is our Editorial Vacancy, please visit our IMPact e-journal page for more details of this exciting opportunity
Impact Editor Vacancy Jan18 V2


Please see our latest newsletter here. Highlights include:
-Our upcoming seminar with Professor Paul Wakeling of the University of York, 2nd February 2018
-Our funded Research Awards, details now online here
-An update on IMPact: The University of Lincoln journal of Higher Education Research, which has received a number of submissions for the first edition which will officially launch 18th April 2018
-Updates on our projects
-Spotlight on our Fellow, Lee Campbell


Please see our November newsletter linked below, highlights include the announcement of funded research awards applications and the call for submissions for the first edition of the e-journal, IMPact, which closes at the end of this month.
LHERI Newsletter November 2017
The recording from the first of our seminar series with Professor Mary Stuart and Dr Rachel Spacey has now been added to the event page. We are delighted with the success of this event and look forward to the second seminar, facilitated by Paul Wakeling of the University of York, taking place 2nd February 2018
Please visit the Intervention for Success page to see Ben Walker’s update on the project.

October 2017

Our first Higher Education Research Awards applications closed Monday 2nd October, applications have now been circulated for double blind peer review and the outcomes will be announced by the end of October
Please see our October Newsletter for all our updates. Highlights include our new spotlight on a fellow feature and our e-journal; IMPact, call for submissions

September 2017

Our formal launch event was held on 13th September 2017 and was successful in bringing together a number of colleagues to discuss new and existing Higher Education Research. Full details of the day can be viewed here
Following this event we have added a number of projects to our affiliated research page.
Please see our September 2017 Newsletter for all our updates. Highlights include our Research Awards which close 2nd October and our e-journal; IMPact, call for submissions
Impact Call for Submissions Sep17

July 2017

Lincoln Higher Education Research Awards
We are offering a number of research awards to a maximum of £750.00 each, primarily for research focused on key issues within higher education.
Applications are now open! Visit the LHERA page for more information and to apply

Drop in Sessions: 30th August 1-3pm and 27th September 2-4pm One Campus Way First Floor Meeting Room with Dr Karin Crawford,for anyone who has any questions about any aspect of the awards or the application process.
Reminder to sign up to our Launch Event which will include poster presentations from a number of colleagues on interesting issues around Higher Education. Spaces are limited so sign up early.

Ben Walker has joined The University of Lincoln from Sheffield College to work on the Intervention for Success Project.

Please see our July newsletter below:
LHERI Newsletter Mid July 2017

The Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) are offering £10,000 member awards for research focused on any aspect of higher education submitted under three overarching themes: Higher Education Policy, Higher Education and Society, and Higher Education Practice. For more information please visit their page. Applications close 1st September 2017

June 2017

Fellow of The Institute, Dr Lee Campbell is co-organising a conference on PROVOCATIVE PEDAGOGIES: PERFORMATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING. The call for participation is currently open, the deadline is 30th June 2017, please follow the link above for more information
We have added details of two events to our Events page
We have circulated our June Newsletter to our Fellows, please see below
LHERI Newsletter June 2017

May 2017

Rob Vickers NCOP LiNCHigher Research Fellow, will join us on Monday 15th May
We have appointed two Senior Lecturers to the Intervention for Success Project, they will join The Institute in June, more details to follow

Publishing opportunity: Transformation in Higher Education call for papers. Theme: Putting transformation under the magnifying glass: Beneficial or detrimental to higher education?

We have identified this interesting funding opportunity

Colleagues may be interested in the below calls for journal articles
HEP call Flexible Learning
HEP Journal Asessment Special Edition Call

April 2017

In April we held two Principal Fellow of the HEA Application writing retreats, more details can be seen here

We have appointed to the NCOP Evaluator post and look forward to welcoming our new colleague in Early May.
We have also had a number of high calibre applications to the ‘Intervention for Success’ post and will be holding interviews in April.

We have re-opened the vacancy for a Senior Lecturer to lead on the University of Lincoln’s contribution to the HEFCE funded ‘Intervention for Success Project’ and we are welcoming applications for full, part time or job share arrangements. This remains a possible secondment opportunity. For more information please visit the for more details

March 2017

Following publication of HEFCE and UoL’s press releases we have updated our Intervention for Success Project page, please take a look.

CPD Opportunities

We have identified two interesting CPD opportunities hosted by the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE):
1. Transitioning into pedagogical research – ‘Dual identities and discipline spanning’
2. Phenomenography: an approach to analysing interview data in higher education

In addition to the NCOP LiNcHigher Research Fellow We are also recruiting a Senior Lecturer for the Intervention for Success Project. Please visit the job advertisement page for more details.

February 2017

We are recruiting a Research Fellow to undertake the evaluation of the Lincolnshire National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP LiNCHigher). The Programme is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and led by Bishop Grosseteste University. Applications close 17th March.