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Against research methods courses in HE

It came as no surprise when I encountered a synthesis of 89 papers on research methods education in the social sciences including education (Earley, 2014) which found that students taking research...

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  • John Issitt

Blog post17 Jun 2015

Calling all independent researchers

A new forum for BERA When we talk of research, we are probably assuming that Universities are the institutions that carry it out. But many who have been involved with universities are still...

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  • Carrie Birch

Blog post15 Jun 2015

Challenges for Higher Education

Last year BERA celebrated its 40th Anniversary in London, and this year’s annual conference in Belfast promises to be stimulating and invigorating with an emphasis on networking, exchanging...

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  • Margaret Malloch

Blog post14 May 2015

Research Excellence Framework

The outcomes for Education of REF 2014 will be published on 18th December 2014. BERA awaits these outcomes with great interest, having been clearly committed to the continuing improvement of...

Ongoing project

Open Access

Here is the place to find briefings and information as well as BERA's public statements on open access developments. Latest uploads are the responses from the Academy of Social Science to recent...

BERA in the news21 Jun 2014

Research and Teacher Education

Research and the Teaching Profession: Building the Capacity for a Self-Improving Education System concludes that teachers across the UK should be supported to become research literate. This...

Completed project