Past Events/ Upcoming events (HERN)

Higher Education Research Network Spring and Summer Programme 2020

Upcoming Events

January 2020

Midlands Higher Education Policy Network (MHEPN)
Aston University, on Wednesday 29 January 2020, 16.00-18.00, Room MB245.
Talks by: Dr Claire Tupling (University of Derby), Chris Wilson and Elaine Clarke (Aston University) followed by a lively debate. Eventbrite:


February 2020

Professor Peter Larcombe will discuss How George Orwell’s dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four reflects the current state of higher education.
Tuesday 11 February 2020, 12.00 – 13.00, Room TBC


March 2020

Richard Harris, a legal eagle and an advisor to Academics For Academic Freedom, (AFAF) will discuss Academic Freedom, Employers and Employment Law.
Tuesday 17 March 2020, 12.00-13.00, Room TBC


May 2020

Professor Dawn Forman will introduce her extensive research into Leadership in Higher Education.
Tuesday 12 May 2020, 12.00-13.00, Room TBC


June 2020

Midlands Higher Education Policy Network (MHEPN)
The University of Derby, on Wednesday 10 June 2020, 16.00-18.00, Room TBC.
Talks by various speakers from universities across the Midlands – Details to follow.