Launch Event 13th September 2017

The launch will consist of a morning session with an introduction from Deputy Vice Chancellor Toby Wilkinson, where we will introduce and promote the work of both LHERI and our fellows and a number of colleague’s research into contemporary issues in higher education. Colleagues will be available to answer questions and discuss their work further during a long lunch for networking and sharing practice.
The afternoon session will be held by the Research Office, please see below for more details and links to sign up.
All University of Lincoln staff are welcome to attend, spaces for each session are limited to 48. Please sign up to each of the sessions that you wish to attend.

Morning Session:
9.00 – Refreshments on arrival
9.30 – Introduction by Deputy Vice Chancellor Toby Wilkinson
9.45 – Overview of the Institute by Dr Karin Crawford, Head of LHERI
10.00 – Presentations of Projects supported by LHERI
Following each presentation there will be an opportunity for discussion and any questions.
The Intervention for Success Project – Ben Walker, Senior Lecturer
This project, funded by The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) will work to make effective use of data analytics and develop interventions which personal tutors can deploy to enable students to continue and succeed.

Developing Academic Leadership and Innovative Practice – Rebecca Sanderson, Organisational Development Advisor
An in-depth evaluative case study of pilot work to implement a personal and professional development scheme for academic programme leaders at the University of Lincoln. Led by the Human Resources Department and supported by LHERI
The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) LiNCHigher Project – Dr Rob Vickers, Research Fellow
This HEFCE funded project collaborates with Bishop Grosseteste University and aims to increase aspirations amongst young people in specific identified areas
The Learning Gain Project – Dr Stephen Haddelsey, Project Manager
Also funded by HEFCE, The Learning Gain Project is informed by the 2015 Rand Report on Learning Gain in Higher Education and aims to evaluate means for measuring learning gain
11.40 – Information on other areas of work of the Lincoln Higher Education Research Institute – Dr Karin Crawford, Head of LHERI
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Lunch
An opportunity to network with colleagues, view posters of their work on higher education research, discuss, ask questions and share practice. Lunch will be provided, please sign up here and email abrumhead@lincoln.ac.uk if you have an specific dietary requirements

Afternoon Session:
1.30-2 – Designed by the College Research Officers in Research and Enterprise, the afternoon session will begin with a short presentation of the funding scanning tool ‘Research Professional’
2-3 – Through playing an interactive board game, participants will be taken through the pre-award research development and approvals process towards achievement of a successful grant application
3-4 – A final chance to view poster presentations for colleagues unable to attend earlier parts of the event
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Please email LHERI@lincoln.ac.uk if you have any questions or if we can offer any assistance.

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