Research Events


This page lists higher education research-related events at universities in the North West (England) – Bolton, Edge Hill, Huddersfield, Lancaster, Liverpool, Liverpool Hope, Liverpool John Moores, Manchester, Manchester Met, UCLan, Salford. To attend any of them, please click on the link and register, or contact the nominated person/hosting centre. note that this listing is constantly revised – new events are be added, and past events deleted, as the year goes on. 

***Please be aware that many events are still online only although universities are starting to offer in-person sessions, too. Please check the links for details.***

March 2022

The Centre for Educational Research (CERES) at Liverpool John Moores University has a Critical Pedagogies Research Group who are running a reading group from March-May 2022 (on Herbert Marcuse) and October-December (on Sylvia Wynter) .

April 2022

6th, 18:00-19:00: Critical-creative Pedagogies for Reimagining Higher Education, Anke Schwittay (University of Sussex). Centre for Educational Research (CERES), Liverpool John Moores University.

May 2022

4th, 12:30-14:00: Corporate embedded colleges in England: a real market approach, Morten Hansen (Lancaster University), Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

18th, 12:30-14:00: Understanding disability disclosure in academia, Marco Valero Sanchez (Leibnitz Universität Hannover), Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

25th, 12:30-14:00: ‘You get your training and it’s basically REF, REF, REF’: Unbelonging, exclusion, and the Research Excellence Framework, Jessica Wren Butler (Lancaster University), Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.

June 2022

15th, 12:30-14:00: Digital scholarship after Covid-19, Mark Carrigan (University of Manchester), Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University. 

July 2022

4th-6th: Higher Education Close Up 10 Conference: Critical approaches to close-up higher education research, Department of Educational Research, University of Lancaster.