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BERA Awards

Every year BERA recognises excellence by awarding our annual fellowships and awards to BERA members who exemplify the very best in educational research.  In addition we offer bursaries and grants through a number of schemes to enable BERA members to undertake valuable work in the field.

Current Awards

 

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BERA Doctoral Thesis Award

Closes 9 Jan 2023

Every year BERA recognises academic excellence and rigour in research by a Doctoral student. This underscores BERA’s commitment to developing capacity, advancing quality and...

Doctoral

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BERA Masters Dissertation Award

Closes 9 Jan 2023

Every year BERA recognises academic excellence and rigour in research by a Master of Education student. This underscores BERA’s commitment to developing capacity, advancing quality and...

Masters

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The BJET Fellowship

Closes 18 Nov 2022

The BJET Fellowship is awarded biennially to an individual with the most compelling proposal for a piece of research in the field of educational technology. The Fellowship lasts for one year and...

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BERA Public Engagement and Impact Award

Closes 16 Oct 2022

The BERA Public Engagement and Impact Award recognises and celebrates the impact of research and practice in the education community and how both have demonstrably engaged the public.

impact

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BERA Annual Conference – ECR Presentation Award

BERA aims to celebrate and promote the work of our Early Career Researcher Network. We are presenting a prize to the best Early Career researcher presentation at this year’s conference. The top...

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BERA John Nisbet Fellowship

Since 2014 BERA has awarded the John Nisbet Fellowship to one or more people who are deemed to have made an outstanding contribution to educational research over their career. Named in honour of...

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BCF Curriculum Investigation Grant

The BCF Curriculum Investigation Grant is intended to support research led by schools and colleges with a focus on curriculum inquiry and investigation. The grant, awarded biennially, is worth up...

CIV

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BERA 2022 Undergraduate Award

This award is for recent graduates who have completed their undergraduate degree in a field related to educational research.

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Annual Conference Bursaries

We are offering the following bursaries to attend the BERA Conference 2022: Deadline 26 April 2022 Access Bursary Price details: Contribution towards travel and accommodation to the...

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BERA Doctoral Fellowship

In 2021 BERA invites applications for one doctoral fellowship for a student commencing their studies at a UK institution within the 2022/2023 academic year.  The Fellowship will be for up to 3...

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BJET Early Career International Fellowship 2021

Applications are invited for the British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET) Early Career International Fellowship. This one-year fellowship, which includes funding of up to £5,000, will be...

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BERA Research Commissions 2020/2022

The aim of the BERA Research Commissions is to identify and address issues of current importance to the study and practice of education which may have future consequences for the discipline and...

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BERA International Representation Funding Scheme

One of the most important drivers of BERA’s international strategy is to facilitate exchanges of ideas and understandings between colleagues in different regions. This strategy acknowledges the...

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Event bursaries 2020

The BERA Early Career Researcher Network offers a limited amount of bursaries to the value of £75 towards travel for BERA Student Members only to most of our events. This has now been extended to...

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BERJ Editors’ Choice Award

2019 BERJ Editor’s Choice Award Joint winners:  Neil Harrison & Richard Waller, for ‘Challenging discourses of aspiration: The role of expectations and attainment in access to higher...

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