The alignment of education with actions to prevent radicalisation of young people is a global phenomenon and is reflected in the plethora of initiatives emerging from trans-European networks such...Continue reading blog post
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The BERA Career Development Fellowship is a flexible package of benefits intended to support early career researchers (ECRs) in the first three years following the completion of their doctoral...Continue reading blog post
BERA is funding six new small grants in 2022/23 under the title “Learning for all”. These grants support projects which examine educational provision in its widest sense that seeks to provide...
Envisioning a gold standard: Understanding higher education institutions’ outlook for race equality policies, practices & future initiatives
Supported by BERA's Small Grants Fund, this study considered race, racism and racial equality within UK higher education institutions (HEIs). Although there has been significant progress in...
Introduction In this piece, two early career researchers (ECRs), Muna and Nour, reflect on their experience of conducting qualitative research. The blog post is a continuation of the vibrant...Continue reading blog post
Being a member of an academic community: A key factor in enhancing doctoral students’ academic writing
The challenges of writing a scientific article are widely discussed and acknowledged in research literature, including novice authors’ challenges (see for example Hyland, 2016; Lin & Morrison,...Continue reading blog post
Research Intelligence issue 152: SOS (Save Our Staff): Protecting & enhancing staff wellbeing in education
Inequalities in the educational achievement of minoritised students in higher education (HE) appear in a wide range of national contexts (Richardson, 2018), and are often attributed to structural...
Supporting doctoral students and early career researchers in journal peer review in educational research: Issues and suggestions (Part 2)
In Part 1 of this two-part blog post, I surveyed the landscape of journal peer review in educational research and underscored the importance of involving junior researchers. Am I suggesting that...Continue reading blog post
Supporting doctoral students and early career researchers in journal peer review in educational research: Issues and suggestions (Part 1)
Journal peer review is a familiar topic for doctoral students and early career researchers in educational research. With the prevalence of the ‘publish-or-perish’ culture in academia,...Continue reading blog post
This pilot study drew on survey data of 224 students at a London-based university, with the aim of identifying ecological niches that might cause disadvantage and discrimination for Black, Asian...