Monday, 4 March 2019

Fwd: HEIR 2019 Conference


You are warmly invited to the Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) Conference 2019 on: "Measuring Excellence" in Higher Education: Approaches and their Impact. HEIR takes place between 11 -13 September 2019, at the City Centre Campus, University of Wolverhampton.


The HEIR conference is an international event that attracts delegates from across the Higher Education sector including: students, teachers, researchers, managers, data practitioners and institutional experts, quality professionals, educational developers, policy makers, digital service specialists, consultants, and all who share an interest in the future of education.


Further information is available on the HEIR Conference Website, including a Call for Submissions in a variety of formats, for those who would like an opportunity to present under one of our three broad themes:

  1. Defining and 'measuring excellence'
  2. Critical learning and teaching environments
  3. Accountability, inclusivity & sustainability


If you would like to be considered, please submit a proposal to by 26 April 2019.


For all conference delegates who have successfully submitted a proposal there is also an opportunity to submit an article to be considered for a Special Issue of the Springer Journal: Postdigital Science and Education. There will also be a workshop taking place during the HEIR Conference to support students and staff in working on their articles.  


Keynote presenters include:


Professor Alis Oancea: Professor of Philosophy of Education and Research Policy and Director of Research, Oxford University Department of Education, UK


Professor Dennis Hayes: Professor of Education and Chair of the College of Education Research Committee, University of Derby, UK


Professor Petar Jandrić: Professor of Informatics, Zagreb University of Applied Sciences, Croatia


Please do circulate this to any colleagues you feel would be interested. If you have any questions, please contact:



Dr Phil Gravestock

Dean, College of Learning & Teaching

College of Learning & Teaching | Directorate of Student & Academic Services

University of Wolverhampton | Harrison Library | Wulfruna Street | Wolverhampton | WV1 1LY

Tel: +44 (0) 1902 322652 | Internal x2652 | Email:


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