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.


  • SPRING 2016

    RESEARCH INTELLIGENCE ISSUE 129/SPRING 2016 THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION FEATURING CAROL MONAGHAN MP JOHN O’DOWD MLA DANIEL MUIJS DEBBIE WEEKES-BERNARD JOHN PRESTON BARBARA MERRILL  

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  • Winter 2015

    Issue 128 of Research intelligence looks at “Framing Excellence in Teaching: Towards a TEF For higher education” and features contributions from: Garry McCulloch Hilary Burgess Ruth Pickford and Sally Brown Peter Klappa Alison Fox Uvanney Maylor Christine Szwed David Palfreyman Jo Frankham

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  • Research Intelligence Conference Special

    BERA Conference 2015 in Belfast was an outstanding success and has been noted by many to be the best BERA Conference yet. We have captured some of the many highlights of the event and compiled them in a special issue of Research Intelligence as a thank you to our delegates and presenters, and to ensure that BERA colleagues unable to attend […]

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  • Autumn 2015

    The latest issue of Research Intelligence looks at ‘Developing Research Capacity’ and features contributions from Suzanne Alexander, Sean Hayes, Maria Kambouri and Eileen Scanlon amongst others. Also included is an outline of the BERA Observatory and SIG updates. BERA members can access their online copies here.

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