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6 September 2022 to 8 September 2022University of Liverpool

Hot topic proposals

We have developed the opportunity to put forward a ‘Hot Topic’ session at the Annual Conference that was not submitted through the usual abstract system. Abstract cannot be re-submitted if it was rejected in the regular submission process.

This session is meant to highlight topical research that may have been developed after the usual abstract submission system.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting child refugees and migrants in UK education (this would include the implications of the war in Ukraine
  • Post-Covid recovery
  • Digitalisation
  • Education: State of the Discipline
  •  The future of academic conferences
  • Environmental sustainability

These proposals will be reviewed by the Conference & Events Committee on the following criteria:

  • Relevance of the topic to the promotion of educational research
  • Clarity of research question(s) and/or focus of enquiry
  • Quality of the research (potential research)
  • Significance for educational practice, policy or theory
  • Topicality

The number accepted is based on the availability on the programme. These will be given either a 1 or 1.5 hour slot which will be determined by the Conference & Events Committee.

The main submitter must be a BERA Member. If accepted all presenting authors will need to register at the current registration rates.

To submit a proposal please complete the form online:

Submit a proposal

The deadline for submissions is 3rd June 2022.