Launch Event 13th September 2017
The Lincoln Higher Education Research Institute was formally launched on Wednesday 13th September. Please see more details of the day below:

Morning Session:
Dr Karin CrawfordToby Wilkinson
 

 

 

 

Dr Karin Crawford, Head of the Lincoln Higher Education Research Institute welcoming delegates to the office launch event and Deputy Vice Chancellor Toby Wilkinson introducing the newly formed Higher Education Research Institute

10.00 – Presentations of Projects supported by LHERI
The Intervention for Success Project – Ben Walker, Senior Lecturer and Alison Wilkinson, Senior LecturerBen Walker
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. Please see the presentation here

Developing Academic Leadership and Innovative Practice – Rebecca Sanderson, Organisational Development AdvisorBecky Sanderson
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, Please see Becky’s presentation here
The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) LiNCHigher Project – Dr Rob Vickers, Research FellowDr Rob Vickers
This HEFCE funded project collaborates with Bishop Grosseteste University and aims to increase aspirations amongst young people in specific identified areas, please see the presentation here
The Learning Gain Project – Dr Stephen Haddelsey, Project Manager and Dr Linda Speight, Data AnalystDr Stephen Haddelsey
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. Presentation here
11.40 – Information on other areas of work of the Lincoln Higher Education Research Institute – Dr Karin Crawford, Head of LHERI including the Research Awards (closing 2nd October) and the call for submissions for IMPact, more details here

Lunch
This was an opportunity to network with colleagues, view posters of their work on higher education research, discuss, ask questions and share practice. Please see our affiliated research page for more details of the posters presented on the day.

Afternoon Session:
Designed by the College Research Officers in Research and Enterprise, the afternoon session began with a short presentation of the funding scanning tool ‘Research Professional’ followed by the interactive board ‘Game of Pre-Award Life’

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