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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 16 December 2011

Date posted: 20/12/2011

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Season’s Greetings from the ADM-HEA team

The ADM-HEA team would like to send everyone Season’s Greetings. To see this year’s greeting please see our home page:

Please note that this is the last bulletin of 2011 and we shall resume the bulletin on 6 January.


Presentations from Art, Design, Media Creative Learning and Teaching Day

We are pleased to announce that the presentations from our last event held at Ravensbourne on 29 November are now published online.



Design History Society Research Grant

Deadline for applications: 15 January 2012

The Research Grant is awarded by the DHS annually to encourage debate and research activity in design history. The Grant is open to all postgraduates and professional scholars in the field of design history.


JISC Netskills' workshop programme for early 2012

JISC Netskills are running workshops from 24 January to 23 March 2012 in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Nottingham and online


Access to thousands of TV clips from across Europe now available

Following UK launch of the online portal, more than 10,000 items of archived TV footage from 17 European countries are now available via Euscreen, the result of a collaboration with 36 partners across Europe – provides a rich insight into Europe’s television heritage with content dating from the 1920s until today.


Arts Thread – useful organisation for design graduates

Arts Thread is a creative graduate network that bridges the gap between education & the design industry. In little over 2 years, Arts Thread has built relationships with over 80 International art & design universities/colleges in 17 countries and helped over 400 design graduates gain employment with some of the world’s leading brands.



Research Seminar series 2011/12
Mile End campus, Queen Mary University of London
From 9 January to 11 June 2012

These educational research seminars from QMUL are scheduled to take place once a month on Monday lunchtimes from 12pm-2pm.


Art School Galleries of the Future Symposium
The Gallery, The Arts University College at Bournemouth
28 January 2012

This symposium sets out investigate the effectiveness of the programming and management of Galleries based in and largely funded by Universities and Colleges and to evaluate the impact on the learning environment.  (scroll down page to find relevant information)


Inaugural Future Directions conference – Graduates For Our Future
Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University
26 April 2012

The main focus of the conference will be to showcase the first Wales-wide quality enhancement theme, Graduates For Our Future, and its three work strands: Students as Partners; Learning in Employment; Learning for Employment.



22nd International Screen Studies Conference
University of Glasgow
29 June - 1 July 2012

Deadline for submissions: 13 January 2012

The organisers invite papers on any topic in screen studies, i.e. cinema, television and digital media.


Reward and Recognition Enhancement Change Programme

Deadline for submissions: 18 January 2012

Teams are invited to submit proposals to join the HEA’s new Reward and Recognition Enhancement (RARE) change programme 2012. This new change programme will focus on reviewing, developing and evaluating opportunities and strategic approaches to the reward and recognition of staff involved in teaching and the support of learning.


Ceramics and Sculpture: Different Disciplines and Shared Concerns
National Museum Wales, Cardiff
5 July 2012

Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2012

The conference is an initiative of Cardiff School of Art and Design (Cardiff Metropolitan University, UWIC) and National Museum Wales. Collaborative partners are Interpreting Ceramics; Welsh Institute for Research in Art and Design (WIRAD); National Centre for Ceramics in Wales. The conference conveners welcome a variety of papers that engage with the encounter between ceramics and sculpture. Papers representing new research are particularly welcome.


Discipline Change Programmes - Responding to the National Student Survey in the disciplines

Deadline for applications: 13 February 2012

The HEA are currently inviting teams to submit proposals to join the change programmes in all disciplines. Through this year long programme, participants will experience high quality facilitation and consultancy and an innovative and action focused approach to professional learning.


EE2012: International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in Engineering Education
Coventry University
18 - 20 September 2012

Deadline for abstracts: 15 February 2012

The Centre for Engineering and Design Education (incorporating the HEA Engineering Subject Centre and EngCETL) have announced the call for participation for the forthcoming EE2012 Conference. This international conference is dedicated to enhancing the quality of higher education in all engineering disciplines.


ISL 20, 2012 - Improving Student Learning through Research and Scholarship: 20 years of ISL
Lund University, Sweden
29 - 31 August 2012

Deadline for submissions: 31 March 2012

The major aim of the Symposium is to provide a forum which brings together those who are primarily researchers into learning in higher education and those who are primarily practitioners concerned more pragmatically with improving their practice, and encourages the sharing of scholarly work and collaborative discussion. But from whichever starting point, papers are only accepted if they take a sufficiently scholarly, research-based approach.


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