• BERA’s response to the HEFCE consultation on the next REF

    28 March 2017

    BERA commissioned Andrew Pollard, Chair of the Education sub-panel in the last REF exercise, to draft our response to the HEFCE consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework. This was completed and submitted by the deadline of March 17th 2017.  The process involved consulting members of the last REF Education sub-panel on the draft, and […]

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  • BERJ Editors’ Choice Award 2017

    23 March 2017

    BERA and the BERJ Editorial Team are delighted to announce the 2017 BERJ Editors’ Choice Award. Winner: Jones, I.,  Wheadon, C., Humphries, S. and Inglis, M.  Fifty Years of A-level mathematics. Volume 42, Issue 4 pp.543-560 Commended: Spratt, J. Childhood wellbeing: what role for education? Volume 42, Issue 2, p.223-23 Ianelli, C. Smyth,E and Klein, […]

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  • BA/ RS Project on Educational Research seeks case studies

    6 March 2017

    The British Academy and the Royal Society are currently leading a policy project which is looking at strategies that could increase the potential and the impact of research to transform education in the UK, and beyond.  This project aims to understand how we can best harness existing and future capacity, and create optimal conditions, to […]

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  • Opportunity: PhD studentship: causes of and consequences of educational disruption owing to irregular school transition

    1 March 2017

    University of Bath PhD studentship Apply for a full-time studentship to support the work of the departments of Education and Biology & Biochemistry as part of a genetics and evolution teaching project. The project Irregular transition between schools outside of normal admission points is known to be disruptive to early education and hence a major barrier […]

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  • The Best of New British Educational Research– papers from new education researchers in UK universities

    26 February 2017

    Oxford Review of Education – proposed special issue The Best of New British Educational Research– papers from new education researchers in UK universities Are you a new educational researcher in Education in the UK?  Have you completed your doctorate in a UK university and/or have you taken up a post in a UK university in […]

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  • The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research

    16 February 2017

    Providing a comprehensive account of education research today, SAGE Publishing launches The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research. The Handbook provides a comprehensive guide for researchers, both new and existing, as well as a resource to prompt further thinking about broader issues within education research. In particular, the book is a cutting edge account showcasing education […]

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