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Dr Emily Henderson Invited Speaker at Royal Geographical Society Conference 'Conferencing the International'

Dr Henderson (Assistant Professor, CES) delivered an invited presentation in the closing panel of a conference entitled 'Conferencing the International', hosted by the Royal Geographical Society in London on 18-19 December 2018. The conference was the culminating event of a major AHRC project at Nottingham, led by Prof Stephen Legg. Dr Henderson's presentation was in a panel entitled 'Contemporary Conferencing' and focused on the exclusionary aspects of contemporary conferences from an international perspective.

Thu 20 December 2018, 10:24 | Tags: Emily Henderson, Research

Congratulations: Two CES PhD students won 2 of the 3 early career conference awards for their papers at BERA.

 BERAS winners

Congratulations and well done to Krystal and Tong!

2nd prize

Krystal Douglas, University of Warwick
Friendships Networks and Aspiration to Higher Education
 
3rd prize
Tongtong Zhao, University of Warwick
Aspirations for participation in higher education from a gender perspective: a research study on final year secondary school students in Cameroon

 

Wed 10 October 2018, 12:14 | Tags: postgraduate, Research, Current Postgraduates, International

Dr Michael Wyness is being funded by Lloyds Foundation to explore the educational needs of young refugees in Coventry

Michael's research is part of a broader focus on services and educational support available to young refugees. The project is entitled Positive Youth Foundation and the Educational and Service Needs of Young Refugees: An Applied Study The research is a pilot programme to monitor and support the educational transitions of refugee Young People. Working alongside a Coventry based youth organisation, Positive youth Foundation, the aims of the research are to develop an assessment tool for identifying the educational needs of teenage refugees; and to to track small groups of young refugees as they move into further education.

 


Dr Emily Henderson Renews Collaboration with University of the Free State, South Africa

Dr Emily Henderson joined the SARChI Chair Higher Education and Human Development Research Programme at University of the Free State, South Africa, on a funded institutional visit for a week in September 2018. Dr Henderson was affiliated with the programme during her doctoral studies at UCL Institute of Education, and was recently invited to attend a week of activities to renew the collaboration. During the visit, Dr Henderson acted as discussant for an international colloquium, delivered a workshop on intersectionality for students and postdoctoral fellows in the programme, and attended meetings to further discuss collaboration with Professor Melanie Walker and Dr Mikateko Höppener.


Expert Comment: Dr Abdullah Sahin on the London Islamic Centre attack

Dr Abdullah Sahin, expert in Islamic Education in the Centre for Education Studies, comments on the car attack outside an Islamic Centre in north London during a time of spiritual significance in both the Islamic and Hebrew calendars.


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