Following the success of last year’s “Save the dates” post (thank you, Daniel Kontowski) we continue with ECHER’s aim to provide relevant information about higher education research events to early-career (and not-so-early-career) scholars.
A wise scholar once told me that the difference between being able to recognize a good piece of writing and producing one ourselves is akin to something like watching the Olympics and participating in them. Fitting or not, I always found this metaphor […]
We often criticise universities, but do we ever pause to think what an ideal one would look like? Earlier this month we had a rare opportunity as doctoral students to participate in a “search conference” together with around 30 other higher education scholars. […]
. . . if you are interested in institutional theory and organizations, of course. Still, if you are a higher education researcher and you are “shopping for theories,” you may want to check this one out. […]
Welcome to the sixth Summer School on Higher Education. This year’s theme “methods and approaches in higher education research” addresses the new directions and dilemmas related to methods […]
Many early-career scholars face challenges with academic writing. Native English speakers or not, most of us spend a considerable amount of time trying to lay down our thoughts in a coherent and meaningful way, repeatedly rewriting and […]
The 32nd annual CHER-Conference will take place from 28 August to 30 August, 2019 at the University of Kassel and will be organized by the International Centre for Higher Education Research Kassel in Germany. The theme of this year’s conference is “Theories and Methods in Higher Education Research”.
Academia is in an age of comparison. Momentous processes like globalization, marketization, and digitalization are not only of general societal relevance, but are also pushed by and simultaneously push comparisons in academia. […]
The internationalization of higher education has emerged as a major theme within the interdisciplinary field of higher education research. Early work in the 1990s and 2000s traced the contours of […]
SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education is an annual event, organised in Newport, South Wales every December. Before the main conference, which takes place from Wednesday to Friday, there is a Newer and Early Career Researchers Conference […]