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SRHE International Research Conference 2017

Event Details
Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales
6 December 2017 - 8 December 2017

The Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Research Conference attracts wide participation from researchers globally. It provides a stimulating international forum for papers of an empirical or scholarly nature relating to research into higher education, in the broadest sense, and from a breadth of different disciplinary perspectives. The conference is highly participative, promoting the dissemination and exchange of ideas in a variety of formats, across a range of research domains.

You are invited to contribute to this debate in the following ways:

  • Presenting a paper
  • Forming or participating in a symposium or ‘round table’ discussion
  • Submitting a poster on any aspect of your research interests

Invited Keynote speakers contribute to the conference discussions with presentations which address different aspects of the conference theme.


  • Academic practice, work, careers and cultures (AP)
  • Access and widening participation (AWP)
  • The Digital University and new learning technologies (DU)
  • Employability, enterprise and graduate careers (EE)
  • Higher education policy (HEP)
  • International contexts and perspectives (ICP)
  • Learning, teaching and assessment (LTA)
  • Management, leadership, governance and quality (MLGQ)
  • Postgraduate scholarship and practice (PGSP)
  • Student experiences (SE)


All proposals must be submitted electronically, via the SRHE website. Authors will find here all the instructions needed on what is required in making a submission.

The deadline for submission of all proposals is Friday 23 June 2017, 12 midnight GMT.


  • Submission period opens: 6 April 2017
  • Proposal submission deadline: 23 June 2017
  • Peer Review Period: 3 to 21 July 2017
  • Lead Assessors convention: w/c 14 August 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance: w/c 21 August 2017
  • Deadline for Presenters to register: Friday 1 September 2017
  • Early Bird registration ends 30 September 2017
  • Deadline for receipt of presenter PowerPoint presentations: Friday 17 November

Posted 10 May 2017