Research Intelligence

Research Intelligence is BERA’s quarterly magazine. It carries announcements and news, as well as articles and features on a variety of issues about educational research. Recent themes have included Open Access, Teacher Education and Data Sets. It is free to BERA members and archive issues are available below.

Subscriptions are also available at the following rates for 2018: £75 to all UK based subscribers, and £85 to all other destinations.

If you wish to advertise in Research Intelligence the rates are as follows: Full Page £750 Half Page £400 Quarter Page £250 For further information please contact the BERA office at enquiries@bera.ac.uk.


BERA members are invited to submit a proposal to guest-edit a special issue of Research Intelligence (either as an individual or with colleagues), which involves commissioning a set of articles that address a specific theme or issue within the field of educational research. To download the form click here.


  • SUMMER 2018

    Research Intelligence issue 136: Ethical issues in educational research This special issue on research ethics accompanies the publication of the new, fourth edition of BERA’s Ethical Guidelines for Educational Research. In a series of articles it considers how current methodological, technological and social developments affect and inform our notions of ethical conduct for researchers across a diverse […]

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  • SPRING 2018

    Research Intelligence issue 135: Public Engagement and Impact Featuring: Socially critical research at the research/policy interface USVreact: Universities Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence Computing in the Curriculum: Identifying and responding to the challenges The view from SERA in Scotland

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  • AUTUMN 2017

    Research Intelligence Issue 134: Emerging Research Agendas: Conclusions from BERA’s Research Intelligence: Featuring: Poverty and Policy Advocacy Teacher and Medical Education STEAM    

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  • SUMMER 2017

    Research Intelligence Issue 133: Methodological Challenges Delivering and Evaluating Interventions in War-Affected, Low-Income Countries Theories of Change and their application in policy and practice Featuring: Christine Salzer John Jerrim John McMullen Nick Tilley Paul E. Newton Siobhan Mcalister

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