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  • Special Interest Groups Review – Call for Applications

    12 June 2019

    Background BERA currently has 35 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) that represent the particular research concerns and interests of groups of members of the Association. SIGs vary in size of membership and the length of time in existence. Most SIGs are primarily concerned to develop, extend and enhance scholarly discussion and research capacity in the area […]

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  • Open Access Update

    30 May 2019

    BERA continues to monitor developments around Plan S and open access. Our Executive Director is part of a small AcSS working group of learned societies and also contributing to a Wellcome Trust funded research project looking at the implications. We are also working with other societies as part of the newly formed Society Publisher’s Coalition. […]

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  • ECR Network Event Funding Scheme – Period 4 Winner

    22 May 2019

    The BERA Early Career Researcher (ECR) Network seeks to provide financial support to its members with one such offer being the ‘Event Funding Scheme’. The ‘Event Funding Scheme’ provides up to four grants (of up to £1000.00) per annum, intended to support early career researchers (ECRs) in the 24 months following completion of their doctorate. […]

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  • Call for contributions: A special issue of Research Intelligence on Post-compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning

    1 May 2019

    BERA’s Post-compulsory and Lifelong Learning special interest group (SIG) has started the process of producing a special issue of Research Intelligence, BERA’s in-house members’ magazine, that will focus exclusively on this SIG’s area of expertise. The SIG’s convenors, Matt O’Leary and Sam Jones, are acting as guest editors, and are seeking contributions on a broad range of topics/issues […]

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  • ECR Network Event Funding Scheme – Period 1 Now Open for Applications

    1 May 2019

    The BERA Early Career Researcher (ECR) Network seeks to provide financial support to its members with one such offer being the ‘Event Funding Scheme’. The ‘Event Funding Scheme’ provides up to six grants (of up to £1000.00) per annum, intended to support early career researchers (ECRs) in the 12 months following completion of their doctorate. […]

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  • March Of The Four Year Olds by More than a Score

    26 April 2019

    On 25th April 2019 More than a Score organised a march from Parliament Square to 10 Downing Street to hand in a petition calling for a halt to statutory tests for four-year-olds. The petition had over 64,000 signatures, Earlier this year BERA published A baseline without basis: The validity and utility of the proposed reception baseline […]

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