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Thursday 9th June - Education Studies Community Day

On Thursday 9th June the Education Studies Department are hosting a community get-together 11-2pm in our outdoor garden area behind the Social Sciences building. It will be a chance to meet up with students from your course and from other courses. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own lunch. There will be some activities to join in with or chances to chat and catch up. All our community are welcome and encouraged to come (students and staff). We also have an indoor room booked if the weather is not kind to us.

Come along and join us on Thursday 9th June from 11am. I will send out further reminders as we get nearer to the event.


The call for abstracts for the 9th annual Warwick Education Studies Postgraduate Research Conference is now open

The 9th Education Studies PGR Conference offers a dynamic environment for postgraduate research (PGR) students to showcase and discuss their research. This year's conference keynote programme theme is "Education, Conflict and Displacement". For postgraduates who aim to present at the conference, abstracts should be submitted by Monday 21 March 2022.

This year's conference will take place online over 22-23 April 2022. Attendance at the conference is open to all Postgraduate students and the academic community, and is free. You can register online and find out more on the Conference webpages.


New Research Publication- Paul Martin, PhD Student

We are pleased to share a new article published by the Times Education Supplement, from one of our current PhD students, Paul Martin. Paul's research looks at the impact that socio-economic disadvantage has on student's progression through education. Paul's research is being supervised by Professor Emma Smith, Head of Department.


Student Success- Institute of Advanced Study Early Career Fellowship for Eli Gemegah

We are delighted to announce that Eli Gemegah, an ESRC-funded PhD researcher in the Education Studies department (working with Dimitra Hartas) has been awarded an Institute of Advanced Study Early Career Fellowship to support her transition beyond doctoral studies. Eli will be presenting in the seminar series this year so you can find out more about her exciting research then.

Many congratulations to Eli on her achievement!


New Journal Publication - Dr Emily Henderson and Ahmad Akkad

We are pleased to note the new co-authored publication from Dr Emily Henderson and Ahmad Akkad, one of our PhD students, published in the Teaching in Higher Education Journal. The article, entitled 'Exploring the role of HE teachers as change agents in the reconstruction of post-conflict Syria', is based on Ahmad's MA Global Education and International Development dissertation work, and can be viewed online.

 


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