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2008

January

9 January - 11 January
MeCCSA 2008 Conference

Description:
3 day conference
Venue:
School of Journalism Media and Cultural Studies, at Cardiff University
Website:
http://www.meccsa.org.uk

9 January - 10 January
Learning for a Complex World: Appreciating the Power of Immersive Experience

Description:
2 day conference
Venue:
Surrey Centre for Excellence in Professional Training and Education, (SCEPTrE, University of Surrey, Guildford)
Website:
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/sceptre/ImmersiveExperienceConference910thJan2008.htm

16 January
Communications, Cultural and Media Studies Research Seminars

Description:
Last in series of seminars - started on 10 October
Venue:
ILRC Seminar Room Commercial Road, London Metropolitan University
Email:
j.baldwin@londonmet.ac.uk

17 January
Software Entrepreneurship for Students, UK Launch

Description:
One-day workshop
Venue:
Microsoft Campus, Reading, UK
Website:
http://microsoft.ncge.com/january

23 January - 13 February
Managing a Diversity of Learners

Description:
One full-day and 3 half-day course
Venue:
Catton Street, London
Website:
http://www.cltad.ac.uk
Email:
cltad@arts.ac.uk

24 January
Towards European Standards for Teaching in Higher Education

Description:
A SEDA one-day Workshop and Seminar
Venue:
20-24 Tavistock Sq, London WC1H 9HF
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk/conferences_and_events.htm
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

29 January
Copyright Clearance for Print, Broadcast and Multimedia Production

Description:
one day course
Venue:
BUFVC, 77 Wells Street, London W1T 3QJ
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk
Email:
courses@bufvc.ac.uk

30 January
Professional Standards and CPD for Academic Staff: Challenges, Issues

Description:
A SEDA one-day Seminar
Venue:
20-24 Tavistock Sq, London WC1H 9HF
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk/conferences_and_events.htm
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

30 January
From Coke Bottles to Mole Traps: Designing Undergraduate Collections Based Research

Description:
DesignCETL Design Scholarship Seminar at the V&A
Venue:
The Education Study Room, V&A Museum, Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL
Email:
cetldadministrator@brighton.ac.uk

31 January
E-Assessment

Description:
Part 2 of a 4-part e-learning seminar series
Venue:
University of Bristol, Wills Conference Hall
Website:
http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/newsevents/ukcleevent.html?event=479

February

4 February - 5 February
Widening Participation in the Arts: What Next?


Venue:
RIBA, London

4 February
The Avant Garde: Study Day

Description:
one day event to accompany 'Breaking the Rules', the current British Library exhibition
Venue:
British Library Conference Centre
Website:
http://boxoffice.bl.uk

6 February - 9 March
Online Tutoring

Description:
An OCSLD online course
Website:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/online
Email:
ocsld@brookes.ac.uk
Flockage: the flock phenomenon

7 February
Flockage: the flock phenomenon

Description:
one day symposium to complement the exhibition running from 15 January to 1 June 2008
Venue:
Hotel Miramar, Bournemouth

7 February
Inclusive Practice: Rhetoric or Reality?

Description:
3rd seminar in the DEP series on Inclusive Policy and Practice
Venue:
Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Owen Building, Room 223
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/learning/disability/events
Email:
inclusion@heacademy.ac.uk

13 February - 14 March
Dealing with student plagiarism

Description:
4 week online course organised by The Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development
Venue:
online
Website:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/online/plagiarism/index.html
Email:
ocsld@brookes.ac.uk

14 February
Virtual Worlds: can learning take place in a virtual environment?

Description:
one day workshop by CLTAD
Website:
http://www.cltad.ac.uk

19 February
The Teacher Practitioner - Preparation for Discovery

Description:
A staff development event for teacher-practitioners
Venue:
Bath Spa University, Newton St Loe, Bath BA2 9BN
Website:
http://artswork.bathspa.ac.uk/develop/view-page.php?page=Conferences+%26+events
Email:
a.walker@bathspa.ac.uk

February

19 February
Shaping Development Beyond TQEF

Description:
A 1-day SEDA Workshop
Venue:
Birmingham City University
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

22 February
Trouble Makers/ Making Trouble : interdisciplinary

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
University of Greenwich
Email:
mk60@gre.ac.uk

26 February
e-Learning in HE

Description:
A one day symposium for FE/HE Strategists & Practitioners
Venue:
The Edge, University of Sheffield
Website:
http://www.rsc-yh.ac.uk/events/eventflyer.asp?event_id=80
Email:
support@rsc-yh.ac.uk

March

4 March
Inclusive Higher Education: Who Benefits?

Description:
A DEP funded research seminar
Venue:
University of Kent: Keynes Seminar Room 16, Keynes College
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/learning/disability/events
Email:
cpdbookings@kent.ac.uk

6 March
FE-HE Collaborative Provision Annual Conference 2008: Developing Strategies for the future

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
Jurys Great Russell Street Hotel, London, WC1
Website:
http://www.neilstewartassociates.com/jd197/

6 March
Understanding the experiences of learners in a digital age

Description:
ELESIG Start up meeting and workshop
Venue:
Evolution Suite, Longbridge Technology Park, 1 Devon Way Birmingham B31 2TS
Website:
http://mw.brookes.ac.uk/display/elesig/About
Email:
de25@gre.ac.uk

7 March
Design & Pedagogy Conference

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
Blenheim Walk Building, Leeds College of Art and Design
Email:
marketing@leeds-art.ac.uk

7 March
Effective Research Interview Practice

Description:
one day event
Venue:
The Iris Murdoch Centre, University of Stirling
Email:
m.allardice@dundee.ac.uk

7 March
ADM-HEA network meeting - Swansea Metropolitan University

Description:
one day event
Venue:
Dynevor Centre for Art, Design and Media, SMU
Email:
adm@heacademy.ac.uk

11 March
The British Library’s Archival Sound Recordings 2

Description:
a User Community Event
Venue:
British Library, St Pancras, London
Email:
Ginevra.House@bl.uk

March

13 March
‘Staying the course: The retention of students in higher education’

Description:
1st of 3 Regional events for senior managers on the National Audit Report
Venue:
Higher Education Academy, Innovation Way, York Science Park, Heslington, York YO 10 5BR
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/current_events
Email:
jane.berry@heacademy.ac.uk

14 March - 15 March
AvPhD Scotland event: First-person filmmaking

Description:
2 day conference
Venue:
Edinburgh College of Art
Email:
j.mcintosh@eca.ac.uk

15 March
Moving Image Archiving and the Academy

Description:
A MeCCSA Practice Section Conference, Supported by the BUFVC
Venue:
University of Leeds
Email:
S.A.Ventress@leeds.ac.uk

17 March - 18 March
Learning Development: Who Needs It?

Description:
5th Learning Development in Higher Education Network (LDHEN) Symposium
Venue:
University of Bradford
Website:
http://www.aldinhe.ac.uk/brad08.htm#book
Email:
jhilsdon@plymouth.ac.uk

18 March - 19 March
Learning on Screen 2008

Description:
2 day conference
Venue:
National Science Learning Centre, University of York
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/learningonscreen
Email:
learningonscreen@bufvc.ac.uk

18 March
RSC Higher Education Conference 2008

Description:
one day event
Venue:
South Birmingham College, Digbeth Campus, Birmingham
Website:
http://info.rsc-m.ac.uk/events/event_details.asp?eid=355

18 March
Creative Graduates: learning and research in the creative arts

Description:
one day symposium - report from event now available
Venue:
The Alexander Gibson Opera School, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow
Website:
http://www.palatine.ac.uk/events/view/1144/
Email:
palatine@lancaster.ac.uk

26 March
Mobile Learning

Description:
Part 3 of a 4-part e-learning seminar series
Venue:
Glasgow Caledonian University
Website:
http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/newsevents/ukcleevent.html?event=479

27 March
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium - 'Enquiry Based Learning'

Description:
one day event
Venue:
University of Glasgow, Sir Charles Wilson Building
Website:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_67708_en.pdf
Email:
l.dempsie@admin.gla.ac.uk

March

31 March - 2 April
Skills for Sustainability: Putting the Pieces Together

Description:
EAUC 12th Annual Conference
Venue:
Exeter
Website:
http://www.eauc.org.uk/

April

1 April
Staying the course: the Retention of Students in Higher Education

Description:
2nd of 3 Regional events for senior managers on the National Audit Report
Venue:
Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/current_events
Email:
jane.berry@heacademy.ac.uk

2 April - 2 May
The Internationalised Curriculum

Description:
An OCSLD online course
Website:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/online
Email:
ocsld@brookes.ac.uk

3 April - 4 April
Enhancing Curricula: using research and enquiry to inform student learning in the disciplines

Description:
CLTAD 4th International Conference
Venue:
Lycée Francais, New York
Website:
http://www.cltad.ac.uk
Email:
f.lam@arts.ac.uk

4 April
Common Threads - Northern Ireland

Description:
one day conference organised by Skillfast-UK (one of 4 conferences across the UK)
Venue:
Hilton Hotel 4 Lanyon Place, Belfast, BT1 3LP
Website:
http://www.skillfast-uk.org/events

7 April
Staff Engagement with Personal Development Planning

Description:
one day seminar
Venue:
University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus
Website:
http://www.recordingachievement.org/events/detail.asp?eventid=128
Email:
laura@recordingachievement.org

8 April - 9 April
Disciplinary Perspectives:

Description:
2 day conference - 2nd International Conference on the preparation of doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows (early career academics)
Venue:
St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford
Website:
http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk/cetl.php?page=196
Email:
Richard.Arnold@learning.ox.ac.uk

8 April
‘Staying the course: The retention of students in higher education’

Description:
3rd of 3 Regional events for senior managers on the National Audit Report
Venue:
Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Burlington Arcade, 126 New Street, Birmingham B2 4JQ
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/current_events
Email:
jane.berry@heacademy.ac.uk

8 April
Common Threads - Wales

Description:
one day conference organised by Skillfast-UK (one of 4 conferences across the UK)
Venue:
Vale Hotel, Hensol Park, Hensol Vale of Glamorgan, CF72 8JY
Website:
http://www.skillfast-uk.org/events

April

9 April - 9 May
Reflective Learning

Description:
An OCSLD online course
Website:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/online
Email:
ocsld@brookes.ac.uk

9 April
Common Threads - England

Description:
one day conference organised by Skillfast-UK (one of 4 conferences across the UK)
Venue:
The Met Hotel, King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HQ
Website:
http://www.skillfast-uk.org/events

16 April
the research event

Description:
first in a planned series of events organised by ftc – Association of Fashion and Textile Courses
Venue:
Birmingham City University
Website:
http://www.fashion-textiles.org.uk
Email:
marlene.little@bcu.ac.uk

16 April - 18 April
The Concept Model of Advising - from Theory to Practice

Description:
2nd International Conference on Personal Tutoring and Academic Advising
Venue:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Website:
http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Regional_Divisions/region2/confindex.htm

16 April
the research event

Description:
one day event organised for fashion or textile related M.Phil/Ph D students
Venue:
Birmingham City University
Website:
http://www.fashion-textiles.org.uk
Email:
marlene.little@bcu.ac.uk

16 April
Disability Research Conference

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
Headingley Carnegie Stadium
Website:
http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/disability/form.htm
Email:
d.moore@leedsmet.ac.uk

16 April - 17 April
Assessment and Feedback Event

Description:
2 day event organised by the Higher Education Academy
Venue:
The Queens Hotel City Square Leeds West Yorkshire, England, LS1 1PL
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/Assessment_and_feedback_16APR_17APR

17 April
Common Threads - Scotland

Description:
one day conference organised by Skillfast-UK (one of 4 conferences across the UK)
Venue:
Menzies Hotel 27 Washington Street, Glasgow, G3 8AZ
Website:
http://www.skillfast-uk.org/events

23 April - 23 May
Evaluating e-learning

Description:
An OCSLD online course
Website:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/online
Email:
ocsld@brookes.ac.uk

April

23 April
Technology for learning - 5 x half day workshops.

Description:
Meeting dates 23 April, 30 April, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May
Venue:
CLTAD, University of the Arts, London
Website:
http://www.arts.ac.uk/cltad/40499.htm
Email:
n.wakabeya@arts.ac.uk

23 April
Teaching Ethical Fashion

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
Innovation Centre, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AP
Website:
http://fashioninganethicalindustry.org/newsandevents/events/tutorconference/
Email:
info@fashioninganethicalindusty.org

25 April
The Ontology of the Archive - Theory, Methods and Ethics across Disciplines

Description:
Seminar funded by the National Council for Research Methods (NCRM)
Venue:
University of Manchester
Website:
http://www.cresc.ac.uk/events/ArchivesSeries.html
Email:
niamh.moore@manchester.ac.uk

25 April
Employability and professional learning

Description:
one day workshop
Venue:
Sheffield Hallam University
Website:
http://www.llas.ac.uk/events/llaseventitem.aspx?resourceid=2912

25 April
Making assessment part of learning

Description:
one day workshop organised by CLTAD
Venue:
CLTAD, University of the Arts, London
Website:
http://www.cltad.ac.uk
Email:
n.wakabeya@arts.ac.uk

29 April - 30 April
The Teaching-Research Interface: Implications for Practice in HE and FE

Description:
ESCalate 2-day conference
Venue:
University of Stirling - Stirling Management Centre
Website:
http://escalate.ac.uk/events
Email:
escalate@stir.ac.uk

29 April
Mentoring and Recognising: an initial and continuing development day

Description:
A 1-day SEDA workshop
Venue:
Woburn House, London
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

30 April
Using Auto/Biography in Learning and Teaching

Description:
A SEDA Workshop to launch its latest publication
Venue:
SEDA, Woburn House, 20 – 24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HF
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

May

1 May
The Full 360°: Mapping the Undergraduate Research Inquiry Landscape

Description:
One day event to showcase work in Undergraduate Research and Inquiry and Research Informed Teaching, being carried out in new universities in England.
Venue:
TC007, Park Campus at Cheltenham, University of Gloucestershire
Website:
http://www.glos.ac.uk/tli/prsi/current/ugresearch/index.cfm

Email:
csherlock@glos.ac.uk
Knowledge: ADM-HEA Annual Forum 2008

1 May
Knowledge: ADM-HEA Annual Forum 2008

Description:
one day event
Venue:
The Lowry, Salford Quays, Salford
Email:
adm@heacademy.ac.uk

May

2 May
Negotiating the Mediascape: Theory and Practice Interchange in Contemporary Media

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
Department of Media, Canterbury Christ Church University
Website:
http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-humanities/media/
Email:
andy.birtwistle@canterbury.ac.uk

6 May
Inquiries & Outcomes: University of Wolverhampton’s work to support disabled students.

Description:
Part of the HEA's Disability Equality Partnership research seminar series
Venue:
University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SB. Millennium City building, room MC331
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/learning/disability/events
Email:
lizsouthern@wlv.ac.uk

7 May
De-mystifying Practice as Research: a working model for the practitioner-researcher and PhD candidate/supervisor

Description:
Open seminar
Venue:
University of Portsmouth, St George's Building, room 0.13

8 May - 9 May
Engaging with Student Expectations

Description:
SEDA Spring conference
Venue:
Royal National Hotel, London
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk/confs/lon08/lon08.htm
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

8 May - 9 May
Arts Research: The State of Play

Description:
A 2-day conference
Venue:
Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
Website:
http://www.gradcam.ie/conference.php
Email:
conference@gradcam.ie

9 May
Academic leadership at the ‘local’ level

Description:
one day event organised by Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
Venue:
University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 4HJ
Website:
http://www.srhe.ac.uk
Email:
fcarta@srhe.ac.uk

10 May
"Mending the Gaps: Re-Thinking Media Theory and Practice"

Description:
An Interdisciplinary Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers
Venue:
SOAS, the School of Oriental & African Studies, London
Website:
http://www.mendingthegaps.blogspot.com/
Email:
mendingthegaps@gmail.com

May

14 May
Using technology to enhance learning, teaching and assessment

Description:
A free elearning workshop supported by the Academy and JISC
Venue:
Newcastle University - IT Training Suite
Website:
http://www.netskills.ac.uk/workshop/4130

14 May
Enabled or Pathologised – The HE experiences of students with Learning Differences

Description:
Inclusive policy and practice: Research Seminar Series
Venue:
De Montfort University, Leicster
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/learning/disability/events
Email:
nilapatel@dmu.ac.uk

21 May
Rancière Day Event

Description:
one day event
Venue:
Roehampton University
Website:
http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/researchcentres/crfac/
Email:
p.bowman@roehampton.ac.uk

21 May
Seminar: Embedding sustainability in the curriculum

Description:
One day event organised by CLTAD
Venue:
CLTAD, University of the Arts, London
Website:
http://www.cltad.ac.uk
Email:
n.wakabeya@arts.ac.uk

28 May
Using Technology to Enhance Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Description:
A FREE e-learning workshop supported by the Academy and JISC
Venue:
Oxford University Computing Service
Website:
http://www.netskills.ac.uk/workshop/4131

29 May
Virtual Learning Environments: Removing barriers and enhancing the learning experience for students with disabilities

Description:
Part of a seminar series by the HEA Disability Equality Partnership
Venue:
University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus
Email:
margaret.cuthbertson@uws.ac.uk

June

2 June
Regional workshop to support CMALT accreditation

Description:
one of a series of regional workshops
Venue:
University of Manchester
Website:
http://www.alt.ac.uk/cmalt_workshop.html
Email:
admin@alt.ac.uk

June

4 June
Work Based Learning event

Venue:
Glasgow Caledonian University
Email:
h.gibson@qaa.ac.uk

4 June - 4 July
Enquiry-based learning

Description:
OCSLD online course

4 June
PDP and Web 2.0 – Opportunity for partnership?

Venue:
The Horton Building, University of Bradford
Email:
cath@recordingachievement.org

5 June
HE in FE - 'Playing with Learning' - unlocking the learning experience

Description:
one day event
Venue:
Location: Scarman House Conference Centre, Warwick
Website:
http://www.ics.heacademy.ac.uk/HEinFE/Playing_with_Learning.htm

6 June
Regional workshop to support CMALT accreditation

Description:
one of a series of regional workshops
Venue:
South West Collegge, Dungannon, N I
Website:
http://www.alt.ac.uk/cmalt_workshop.html
Email:
admin@alt.ac.uk

9 June
Regional workshop to support CMALT accreditation

Description:
one of a series of regional workshops
Venue:
Aberystwyth University
Website:
http://www.alt.ac.uk/cmalt_workshop.html
Email:
admin@alt.ac.uk

11 June - 12 June
Encoding Digital Video for Streaming and Network Delivery

Description:
A BUFVC 2-day course
Venue:
BUFVC Offices, London
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/booking.html

12 June - 15 June
International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED) Conference

Description:
3 day conference in Utah
Venue:
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Website:
http://www.iced2008.org/
Email:
lynn_sorenson@byu.edu

June

12 June
Regional workshop to support CMALT accreditation

Description:
one of a series of regional workshops
Venue:
University of East London
Website:
http://www.alt.ac.uk/cmalt_workshop.html
Email:
admin@alt.ac.uk

13 June
Future Proof

Description:
An initiative of the Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE). Attendance was by invitation only
Venue:
RIBA, London
Email:
adm@heacademy.ac.uk

16 June - 17 June
2nd International Conference of Pedagogical Research in Higher Education

Description:
2-Day PRHE conference
Venue:
Liverpool Hope University - Centre for Learning and Teaching
Website:
http://www.hope.ac.uk/learningandteaching/prhe/index.php

16 June
Assessment and High Quality Learning

Description:
TLA Centre, University of Edinburgh: Higher Education Colloquium
Venue:
Paterson's Land, Holyrood Road Campus, The University of Edinburgh
Website:
http://www.tla.ed.ac.uk/events/Colloqium2007/Colloquium2008.htm

16 June - 17 June
‘Curriculum Change for Learning’

Description:
2nd International Pedagogical Research in Higher Education (PRHE) conference - 2 day conference
Venue:
Liverpool Hope University
Website:
http://www.hope.ac.uk/learningandteaching/prhe/

18 June
Moving Image and Sound for Learning and Teaching – sources, search strategies, appraisal and use

Description:
A BUFVC one-day course (live videoconferencing option available)
Venue:
BUFVC offices, London
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/booking.html.

19 June
EKSIG 2009: Experiential Knowledge, Method and Methodology

Description:
International Conference 2009 of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge
Venue:
London Metropolitan University, London
Website:
http://www.experientialknowledge.org.uk
Email:
info@experientialknowledge.org.uk

19 June
Alternative Resources for Problem-based Learning

Description:
A one-day conference
Venue:
University of Central Lancashire, Preston
Website:
http://www.uclan.ac.uk/healthconf
Email:
ejkelly@uclan.ac.uk

19 June - 20 June
Mainstreaming Credit: simple arithmetic or complex equation?

Description:
SEEC's annual conference
Venue:
CEPLW Events Suite, 5th floor, University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1
Website:
http://www.seec.org.uk
Email:
conference@seec.org.uk

June

20 June
The fourth Journal of Media Practice symposium

Description:
one day event
Venue:
University of Leeds
Website:
http://ics.leeds.ac.uk
Email:
p.forbes-rawlins@leeds.ac.uk

21 June
Copyright Clearance for Print, Broadcast and Multimedia Production

Description:
A BUFVC one-day conference (live video conference option available) **NEW DATE**
Venue:
BUFVC Offices, London
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/booking.html

23 June - 24 June
Serious Games on the Move

Description:
2-day conference
Venue:
Cambridge
Website:
http://www.inspire.anglia.ac.uk/serious/papers.html
Email:
inspire@anglia.ac.uk

24 June
Regional workshop to support CMALT accreditation

Description:
one of a series of regional workshops
Venue:
Glasgow Caledonian University
Website:
http://www.alt.ac.uk/cmalt_workshop.html
Email:
admin@alt.ac.uk

25 June - 27 June
Inquiry in a Networked World

Description:
Learning Through Enquiry Alliance Conference 2008
Venue:
University of Sheffield
Website:
http://www.shef.ac.uk/cilass/ltea2008.html

25 June
Shooting with High Definition Video (HDV)

Description:
A one-day BUFVC course
Venue:
British Universities Film & Video Counci, Londonl
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/course_details.htm

25 June - 27 June
Writing Development in Higher Education Conference 2008

Description:
3 day conference
Venue:
University of Strathclyde
Website:
http://www.writenow.ac.uk/wdhe

26 June - 28 June
HECU4 - Higher Education Close Up Conference

Description:
2 day international conference
Venue:
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Website:
http://www.closeup4.uct.ac.za/
Email:
Vanessa.thomas@uct.ac.za

June

26 June
Craft Entrepreneurship Dissemination & Networking Symposium

Description:
One day Symposium
Venue:
University College for the Creative Arts, Farnham
Website:
http://www.ucreative.ac.uk/index.cfm?articleid=19413
Email:
fcampbell@ucreative.ac.uk

July

1 July - 3 July
Developing Innovative Visual Resources for Students Everywhere

Description:
8th International DIVERSE Conference
Venue:
INHOLLAND UNIVERSITY,Harlem. Netherlands
Website:
http://www.inholland.nl/diverse2008
Email:
diverseconference@inholland.nl

1 July - 2 July
Fifth MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Conference 2008

Description:
2 day conference
Venue:
University of Sussex, Brighton
Website:
http://www.meccsa.org.uk/pgn

2 July - 4 July
Shifting Perspectives: Photography, Education and the Future

Description:
Association for Photography in Higher Education (APHE) Conference and AGM
Venue:
University of the West of England, Bristol
Website:
http://www.aphe.ac.uk/events.htm
Email:
j.a.butler@mmu.ac.uk

3 July
Regional workshop to support CMALT accreditation

Description:
one of a series of regional workshops
Venue:
Oxford Brookes University
Website:
http://www.alt.ac.uk/cmalt_workshop.html
Email:
admin@alt.ac.uk

4 July - 6 July
Screen Studies Conference 2008

Description:
3 day conference organised by Screen journal
Venue:
Gilmorehill Centre, University of Glasgow
Website:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/screen/conference/
Email:
screen@arts.gla.ac.uk

4 July
Art & Design Pedagogy Conference

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
Leeds College of Art & Design, Blenheim Walk Building, Leeds
Website:
http://www.leeds-art.ac.uk
Email:
joselyn.rankin@leeds-art.ac.uk

5 July
Books That Fly

Description:
one day conference introducing project, competition and summer school
Venue:
Sallis Benney Theatre, University of Brighton
Website:
http://www.brighton.ac.uk/booksthatfly/

7 July
'Artist as Public Performer: Implications For Curriculum Design'

Description:
A one-day symposium
Venue:
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Email:
j.ball@coventry.ac.uk

July

8 July - 9 July
12th International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference Research

Description:
2-day conference on e-Assessment
Venue:
Loughborough University, UK
Website:
http://www.caaconference.com/
Email:
CAA-Conf@lboro.ac.uk

8 July
Learning together to deliver an inclusive curriculum

Description:
A Disability Equality Partnership inclusive policy and practice seminar
Venue:
Aberystwyth University, Upper Dining Room, Penbryn Residence, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth , Wales, SY23 3DD
Email:
inclusion@heacademy.ac.uk

8 July
Teaching Creative Practice

Description:
one day seminar
Venue:
Cornerstone Campus, Liverpool Hope University
Email:
adm@heacademy.ac.uk

9 July
Furthering Scholarship

Venue:
Northbrook College Sussex, Littlehampton Road, Worthing, West Sussex
Email:
j.stead@nbcol.ac.uk

9 July
Researching Work Based Learning: Constructing an Evidence Base

Description:
One-day conference
Venue:
Birmingham
Email:
k.fletcher@fdf.ac.uk

9 July
Assessment in Higher Education Conference

Venue:
University of Cumbria, Fusehill Street, Carlisle
Website:
http://www.cumbria.ac.uk/Services/CDLT/C-SHEN/Events.aspx
Email:
CDLTadmin@cumbria.ac.uk

9 July - 11 July
New Views 2: Conversations and Dialogues in Graphic Design

Description:
An international symposium defining graphic design for the future
Venue:
London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London
Website:
http://www.newviews.co.uk
Email:
t.triggs@lcc.arts.ac.uk

10 July - 12 July
Changing the Change: Design Visions, Proposals and Tools

Description:
2-day international conference in Italy
Venue:
Torino, Italy
Website:
http://www.changingthechange.org
Email:
contact@changingthechange.org

10 July
Visual Methods Symposium

Description:
one day event supported by the ESRC
Venue:
Wolfson College, University of Oxford
Website:
http://www.education.leeds.ac.uk/research/visual-methods/masterclass.php

July

12 July - 13 July
Promoting Partnership: Responding to the Needs of the East Asian Learner in HE

Description:
SEDA Fourth International Conference
Venue:
Universit of Portsmouth
Website:
http://www.port.ac.uk

15 July
Visual approaches to teaching and assessment: inclusive practice

Description:
Part of the HEA's Disability Equality Partnership's inclusive policy and practice research seminar series
Venue:
University of Brighton, England, BN1 9PH Room 101, Mayfield House, Falmer Campus
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/ResearchSeminar_15jul_08
Email:
inclusion@heacademy.ac.uk

16 July - 19 July
The 2008 Design Research Society International Conference

Description:
Conference theme: "Undisciplined!"
Venue:
Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield
Website:
http://drs2008.designinquiry.wikispaces.net/
Email:
k.a.christer@shu.ac.uk

17 July
Supporting new academic managers and leaders: sharing expertise and ideas between Human Resources and Educational Development staff

Description:
A SEDA seminar
Venue:
Rom G17 Nuffield Learning Centre, Birmingham University
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk
Email:
a.aitken@seda.ac.uk

18 July
Internet Studies Festival

Description:
one day event aimed at postgraduates and researchers
Venue:
Dean Walters Building, Liverpool John Moores University
Website:
http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/MCA/91522.htm

21 July
BUFVC Course - Copyright Clearance for Print, Broadcast and Multimedia Production

Description:
one day course
Venue:
British Universities Film & Video Council, London W1T 3QJ
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/course_details.html
Email:
courses@bufvc.ac.uk

22 July - 24 July
EVA London 2008: Electronic Visualisation & the Arts

Venue:
British Computer Society, London WD2E 7HA
Website:
http://www.eva-conferences.com/eva_london/

29 July
Making it by Design

Venue:
British Library Terrace Restaurant
Website:
http://www.bl.uk/bipc/making.html
Email:
frances.taylor@bl.uk

August

21 August - 22 August
Interior Tools Interior Tactics

Description:
2nd IFS International Interior Design/Interior Architecture Conference
Venue:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Website:
http://www.INTERIORSFORUMSCOTLAND.COM

September

1 September - 3 September
16th Improving Student Learning Symposium

Description:
The final date for booking onto the conference is Wednesday 20th August 2008.
Venue:
University of Durham
Website:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/isl/isl2008/index.html

1 September - 2 September
Media Education Summit 2008

Description:
2-day conference organised by CEMP and supported by Skillset and the ADM-HEA
Venue:
Bournemouth University
Website:
http://www.cemp.ac.uk/summit
Email:
info@cemp.ac.uk

1 September - 3 September
Improving Student Learning Through the Curriculum

Description:
3-day conference
Venue:
University of Durham, UK
Website:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/isl/isl2008/index.html

3 September - 6 September
Networks of Design 2008 Conference of the Design History Society

Description:
3-day conference
Venue:
University College Falmouth
Website:
http://www.networksofdesign.co.uk
Email:
fiona.hackney@falmouth.ac.uk

4 September - 6 September
Academic Identities in Crisis?

Description:
3 day conference
Venue:
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Preston Campus
Website:
http://www.uclan.ac.uk/host/academic-crisis/
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

8 September - 9 September
'Researching Academic Visions and Realities'

Description:
3rd iPED International Conference
Venue:
Coventry University TechnoCentre
Website:
http://www.coventry.ac.uk/iPED2008
Email:
info.iped@coventry.ac.uk

8 September - 9 September
The student experience in art and design: action for change

Description:
GLAD Conference 2008
Venue:
Nottingham Trent University, Bonington building, City campus
Website:
http://www.chead.ac.uk
Email:
julie.stravino@ntu.ac.uk

8 September - 10 September
International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC) 2008

Description:
3 day conference (starts with evening reception on day one)
Venue:
Canary Wharf, London
Website:
http://www.ieec.co.uk
Email:
gemma.wan@ncge.org.uk

9 September - 10 September
Designs on e-learning International Conference

Venue:
Penn State University, USA
Website:
http://designsonelearning.psu.edu/p1_p5.html
Email:
vcb2@psu.edu

9 September - 11 September
ALT-C 2008: Rethinking the digital divide

Description:
3 day conference
Venue:
Leeds
Website:
http://www.alt.ac.uk/altc2008
Email:
hayley.willis@alt.ac.uk

September

9 September - 11 September
Education Waking to Threat, Hope and Possibility

Description:
3 day conference
Venue:
The University of Plymouth
Website:
http://csf.plymouth.ac.uk/?q=allourfutures
Email:
allourfutures@plymouth.ac.uk

10 September - 11 September
Disciplined Practice? Art & Design beyond the Boundaries

Description:
An international 2-day Symposium
Venue:
Yorkshire Sculpture Park & York St John University
Website:
http://Yorkshire Sculpture Park & York St John University
Email:
J.Alexander@yorksj.ac.uk

11 September - 12 September
Doctoring Practice

Description:
A Symposium on practice-led PhD research in Art and Design
Venue:
Bath School of Art & Design (BSAD)
Website:
http://www.doctoringpractice.co.uk
Email:
info@doctoringpractice.co.uk

12 September
'Re-thinking the Screenplay'

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
University of Leeds
Website:
http://ics.leeds.ac.uk/rethinkingscreenplay

17 September
KNOWLEDGE-IN-ACTION*

Description:
A graphic design research symposium
Venue:
Bonington Lecture Theatre, Bonington Building, School of Art & Design, Nottingham Trent University
Email:
robert.harland@ntu.ac.uk

18 September
Simulation Learning

Description:
Part 4 of a 4-part e-learning seminar series
Venue:
University of Warwick
Website:
http://www.ukcle.ac.uk/newsevents/ukcleevent.html?event=479

18 September
NIACE Expert Seminar: Improving Formative Assessment

Venue:
St John Centre, Bankfield House, 132 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7JA
Website:
http://www.niace.org.uk/conferences
Email:
gurjit.kaur@niace.org.uk

19 September - 21 September
360 Degrees - Charting new territory in sustainable design education

Description:
INVITATION TO CONFERENCE & CALL FOR "POD" CONTRIBUTIONS
Venue:
University of Brighton
Website:
http://artsresearch.brighton.ac.uk/events/deeds-360degrees
Email:
t.c.ainsworth@bsms.ac.uk

September

22 September
London Design Festival Event

Description:
"Towards Tomorrow's Designer"
Venue:
Design Council, 34 Bow Street, London WC2E 7DL
Website:
http://www.etelligent.co.uk/etelligent/mp-ViewWebPage.asp?CID=99531&CC=designcouncil&CEMAIL=adm@heacademy.ac.uk&SEID=1600

October

1 October
Beyond compliance: Aligning disability issues with learning, teaching and assessment approaches

Description:
one day seminar in the Disability Equality Partnership's Inclusive policy and practice: Research Seminar Series
Venue:
Leeds Metropolitan University, Headingley Stadium, Carnegie Stand Room 201
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/learning/disability/events
Email:
K.L.Maw@leedsmet.ac.uk

7 October
Implementing Professional Development in Complex Roles within Higher Education

Venue:
The University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby
Email:
laura@recordingachievement.org

7 October
Why student engagement matters

Description:
SEDA Workshop
Venue:
Woburn House, London
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk
Email:
a.aitken@seda.ac.uk

9 October
Copyright Clearance for Print, Broadcast and Multimedia **Places still available**

Description:
A British Universities Film & Video Council event
Venue:
BUFVC, 77 Wells Street, London W1T 3QJ
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/course_details.html
Email:
courses@bufvc.ac.uk

13 October
Podcasting event

Venue:
Thames Valley University (Ealing Campus)
Website:
http://podcastingforpp.pbwiki.com/TVU
Email:
c.comer@chester.ac.uk

15 October - 16 October
Encoding Digital Video for Streaming and Network Delivery

Description:
A 2-day BUFVC (British Universities Film and Video Council) Course
Venue:
BUFVC, 77 Wells Street, London W1T 3QJ
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/
Email:
courses@bufvc.ac.uk

October

17 October - 18 October
The End of Journalism? Technology, Education and Ethics

Description:
2 day International Journalism Conference 2008
Venue:
University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK
Website:
http://www.beds.ac.uk/research/rimad/journalismconference
Email:
journalism.conference@beds.ac.uk

17 October
The Postgraduate Landscape in Art and Design

Description:
PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.
Venue:
Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, LS2 9AQ
Email:
o.fadil@arts.ac.uk

23 October
Moving Image and Sound for Learning and Teaching – sources, search, strategies, appraisal and use

Description:
A one-day BUFVC course
Venue:
BUFVC, 77 Wells Street, London W1T 3QJ
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/
Email:
courses@bufvc.ac.uk

23 October
Moving Image and Sound for Learning and Teaching – sources, search strategies, appraisal and use

Description:
A British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) one day course
Venue:
BUFVC, 77 Wells Street, London W1T 3QJ
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/course_details.html
Email:
courses@bufvc.ac.uk

24 October
Facebook: a network, a research tool, a world?

Description:
A one-day symposium
Venue:
Liverpool John Moores University
Website:
http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/MCA/91704.htm
Email:
a.kuntsman@ljmu.ac.uk

24 October
Facebook: a network, a research tool, a world?

Venue:
Liverpool John Moores University
Website:
http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/MCA/91704.htm
Email:
a.kuntsman@ljmu.ac.uk

28 October - 30 October
The Art of Research: Research Narratives

Description:
Practice-led doctoral / post-doctoral exhibition and symposium
Venue:
Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
Email:
h.sakuma@chelsea.arts.ac.uk

28 October - 30 October
The Art of Research: Research Narratives

Description:
International practice-led doctoral / post-doctoral exhibition and symposium
Venue:
Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
Website:
http://www.chelsea.arts.ac.uk
Email:
h.sakuma@chelsea.arts.ac.uk

October

30 October
Learners in the Co-creation of Knowledge (LICK) 2008

Description:
A one-day research and good practice symposium
Venue:
Edinburgh - Barcelo Carlton Hotel
Website:
http://www2.napier.ac.uk/transform/lick08.htm

31 October
Research into Practice conference

Description:
one day conference
Venue:
Royal Society of Arts, London
Website:
http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/artdes_research/res2prac/confhome.html

November

5 November
Stacking the odds in favour of student persistence - the STAR project

Description:
A one-day SEDA workshop
Venue:
Woburn House, London
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk/docs/starproject5nov08.pdf
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

6 November
Making Connections

Description:
One day conference bringing together research on e-learning and student retention
Venue:
Grange Holborn Hotel, 50-60 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AR
Website:
http://www.mancons2.middlesex.wikispaces.net/
Email:
D.Parmar@mdx.ac.uk

11 November
Moving Forward: HE curricula within the Revised National Frameworks

Description:
A SEEC Professional Development Seminar
Venue:
University of Westminster, London - Centre of Excellence in Professional Learning from the Workplace
Website:
http://www.seec.org.uk/

12 November
Domestic Interior Database

Description:
CETLD Design Scholarship Seminar
Venue:
University of Brighton, Grand Parade, CETLD room
Email:
CETLDesign@brighton.ac.uk

18 November - 19 November
Changing Educational Development: Whose Values? Whose Agendas? Whose Future?

Description:
13th Annual SEDA Conference - also information about one day pre-conference seminar and Annual SEDA Fellowships Masterclass and Dinner
Venue:
Aston Business School Conference Centre, Birmingham
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk/confs/birm08/birm08.htm

19 November
Supporting new academic staff through partnership and reflective practice

Venue:
St Leonard's Hall The University of Edinburgh 18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh , Scotland, EH16 5AY
Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/19_nov_08_sheer2_dissemination_event
Email:
rashid.irving@heacademy.ac.uk

19 November
Copyright Clearance for Print, Broadcast and Multimedia Production

Description:
A British Universities Film and Video Council course
Venue:
BUFVC, 77 Wells Street, London W1T 3QJ
Website:
http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/courses/index.html
Email:
courses@bufvc.ac.uk

21 November
Policy Discourse and Local Enactments

Description:
An SHRE (Society for Research into Higher Education) event
Venue:
Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton Campus, Edinburgh, EH11 4AS
Website:
http://www.srhe.ac.uk
Email:
fcarta@srhe.ac.uk

November

24 November - 28 November
SAND 2008 - 9th International Animation, Games & SFX Conference

Description:
5 day event organised by Swansea Metropolitan University. Sand Papers on 24 November of particular relevance to teaching and learning
Venue:
Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea, and Techium Swansea
Website:
http://www.smu.ac.uk/SAND/
Email:
sand@smu.ac.uk

24 November - 25 November
Improving Teaching: Enhancing Learning

Description:
A two day conference connecting evidence, practice and policy organised by TLRP
Venue:
QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London
Website:
http://www.tlrp.org/conference/2008/

30 November - 3 December
Ascilite 2008 Conference

Description:
4 day international conference on the theme of educational technology
Venue:
Institute of Teaching and Learning, Deakin University, Melbourne Australia
Website:
http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/melbourne08/
Email:
ascilite-2008@deakin.edu.au

December

1 December
Credit-bearing Professional Development in HE Learning & Teaching

Description:
Organised in conjunction with ESCalate
Venue:
Northumbria University City Campus, Newcastle upon Tyne
Website:
http://escalate.ac.uk/5005

3 December - 5 December
14th Online Educa Berlin

Description:
A global e-learning conference for the corporate, education and public service sectors
Venue:
Berlin, Germany
Website:
http://www.online-educa.com

4 December
Supporting and Developing Research Staff

Description:
A SEDA workshop co-hosted with The Vitae Programme
Venue:
Woburn House, London
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk/docs/vitae4dec08.pdf
Email:
office@seda.ac.uk

4 December
Teaching Enhancement and Student Success

Description:
One-day conference organised by SEDA and ALDinHE
Venue:
University of Reading, Bulmershe Court Campus
Website:
http://www.seda.ac.uk
Email:
r.grimmitt@seda.ac.uk

8 December
Creative Scholars: Research Economies in Art and Design

Description:
First of 2 conferences on the value of scholarship in the Arts
Venue:
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG
Website:
http://www.tate.org.uk/britain/eventseducation/symposia/16114.htm

December

12 December
Middlesex University winter conference on Formative Assessment

Description:
one day event
Venue:
Middlesex University, Archway Campus N19 3UA
Website:
http://elta.middlesex.wikispaces.net/
Email:
k.ridout@mdx.ac.uk
The Challenge of New Media Forum: Teaching and Learning in the New Media Ecology

12 December
The Challenge of New Media Forum: Teaching and Learning in the New Media Ecology

Description:
one day event collaboratively organised by the University of the West of England (UWE) and ADM-HEA
Venue:
The Watershed, Bristol
Email:
adm@heacademy.ac.uk
Out of the Studio - celebrating art, design and media learning and teaching

15 December
Out of the Studio - celebrating art, design and media learning and teaching

Description:
one day event organised collaboratively by AIB and ADM-HEA
Venue:
Arts Institute at Bournemouth
Email:
adm@heacademy.ac.uk
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