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The Changing Academic Profession

Woburn House Conference Centre, London
22 June 2010 10:00-16:00

A one-day conference organised by Universities UK in association with, CHERI, and HEFCE.
The conference will launch a report by CHERI on the “Changing Academic Profession: UK and beyond” – the report will examine areas such as:

  • The internationalisation of the profession and academic work
  • Academics’ perceptions of the management of higher education institutions
  • Academics conceptions of academic work
  • The new generation of academics and preparing for the future

Professor Les Ebdon, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bedfordshire and Chair, Million + will chair the conference and other confirmed speakers include:

  • Alison Johns, Head of Leadership Governance and Management, Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
  • Mike Boxall, PA Consulting
  • Professor Clifford Friend, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Cranfield University
  • Professor Geoff White, Senior Adviser, Research, UCEA, and Professor of Human Resource Management, University of Greenwich Business School
  • Stephen Court, Senior Research Officer, University and College Union
  • William Locke, Assistant Director, Centre for Higher Education Research and Information (CHERI), The OU          

Who should attend?

Vice-Chancellors, Principals, Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Academics, Policy Advisers, Researchers and those working in the areas of Human Resource Management,  Performance Management, Workforce Development and anyone with an interest in this subject.
Cost of attending:     Fee £130 (The conference fee is being subsidised by HEFCE)


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