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Standing Conference on Academic Practice (SCAP)

The 22nd Annual SCAP Conference will be on the 4 & 5 July 2019
at the Radcliffe Conference Centre, University of Warwick

Academic Practice and the Stewardship of Academic Values

The University of Warwick is pleased to host the 22nd Standing Conference on Academic Practice, where participants will consider values in academic practice from a range of perspectives. The theme for this year took its inspiration from a hugely well received speech by Professor Shan Wareing who stated that at a time of major policy change academic values are under threat and require active stewardship. And so, this year the Conference will reflect on academic values, university sector values and aspects of academic practice where values are sometimes challenged.

A specific highlight of SCAP conferences are the after-dinner speeches given by a well informed and critical member of the HE sector. We are pleased to have found Diana Beech, Policy Adviser to the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation (Department for Education) willing to enlighten us with her insights on the theme.

Conference information & registration links:
'Early Bird' price of £350 for the full event is available until 30 April 2019.
From 1 May 2019 the full event is £375. Other attendance options are available.
Closing date for registrations is Friday, 21 June 2019
Please follow the links below for information on previous SCAP Conferences:
Overview & of the 21st Annual SCAP Conference and Programme (2018)
Previous Conferences
Standing Conference on Academic Practice
Steering Committee Members:


Fran Beaton, University of Kent

Stuart Boon (Co-Chair), University of Strathclyde

Dr Kate Exley, University of Leeds

Prof Dilly Fung (Co-Chair), London School of Economics and Political Science

Profesor Sue Law, Sue Law Associates

Dr Meg Tait, University of Cambridge

Prof Gwen van der Velden (Co-Chair), University of Warwick