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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 29 July 2011

Date posted: 29/07/2011

in this bulletin:

ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS
SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS
SECTOR EVENTS
CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

ADM-HEA ANNOUNCEMENTS

There will be no bulletins during August, the next bulletin will be sent on 9 September.

Have a good summer!

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SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

JISC funding opportunities

Information about various grants available, deadlines: 15 August to 15 September 2011

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/jisc-funding-opportunities

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'Hands off my design' competition
OHIM has launched a major competition aimed at recruiting designers in the battle against counterfeits and illegal copies.

Registration: 15 October 2011
Submission of proposals: 1 November 2011

Organized by OHIM, the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market and the European Observatory on Counterfeiting and Piracy. Endorsed by the Cumulus International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/hands-off-my-design-competition

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Changes to the Academic Infrastructure: report from QAA

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) published its report in June 2011 on a consultation held earlier this year.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/changes-to-the-academic-infrastructure-report-from-qaa

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SECTOR  EVENTS

Learning to Teach Inclusively
Wolverhampton Science Park
20 September 2011

End of OER OMAC Project Conference

The Learning to Teach Inclusively Project is an Open Resource Project, funded by the Higher Education Authority and JISC, to provide an online module with resources to be used in the HE sector.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/learning-to-teach-inclusively

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The student as a consumer? The next steps for student experience and quality assurance in universities
Central London
13 October 2011

Westminster Education Forum Keynote Seminar

This seminar will bring together key policymakers and stakeholders to discuss the impact of a consumer culture potentially developing amongst students - both in terms of where to study and what they expect from their chosen institution.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/the-student-as-a-consumer-the-next-steps-for-student-experience-and-quality-assurance-in-universities

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CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

Invitation to feedback on JISC Design Studio

Request for reviewers, register interest by: 26 August 2011

The JISC Design Studio is a developing online toolkit which draws together a range of existing and emergent resources around curriculum design and delivery and the role technology plays in supporting these processes and practices. They are looking for reviewers representing different types of user to help them with this review.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/invitation-to-feedback-on-jisc-design-studio

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HEFCE consultation on changes to teaching funding and student number controls to be implemented in 2012–13

Call for responses: 2 September 2011

Plus information from HEFCE on: New arrangements for teaching funding – 2012–13 and beyond; Advance notification of changes to HESES and HEIFES for 2011–12; Provision of information about higher education, including NSS

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/hefce-consultation-teaching-funding-and-student-number-controls

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Consultation on Higher Education White Paper
Opportunity to comment on proposals

Deadline: 20 September 2011

The Government published its Higher Education White Paper, Students at the Heart of the System in June.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/consultation-on-higher-education-white-paper

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Animation Studies

Call for papers, deadline:  Monday 29 August 2011

Society for Animation Studies call for colleagues to submit conference papers from conferences they participated in, especially SAS conferences past and present in the growing subject area of animation studies.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/publications/animation-studies

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Reinventing Architecture and Interiors: the past, the present and the future
IE international conference 2012
Ravensbourne, 6 Penrose Way, London
29 - 30 March 2012 

Call for abstracts, deadline: 1 November 2011 

The conference will encourage debate on professionalism, the creative process, representation, innovation and the importance of precedent. It welcomes case studies, research projects, theoretical texts, technological insights and thoughts on education and practice.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/reinventing-architecture-and-interiors-the-past-the-present-and-the-future

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AAH Conference 2012
38th Annual AAH Conference & Bookfair
The Open University, Milton Keynes
29 - 31 March 2012

Call for papers, deadline: 7 November 2011

The 2012 Association of Art Historians (AAH) Annual Conference will showcase the diversity and richness of art history in the UK and globally over an extensive chronological range

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/aah-conference-2012

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Please also visit our website at  http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk  to access a full range of news items and resources which are updated on a regular basis.

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