University to host the Higher Education Institutional Research Network Conference

The Fifth Annual Conference of the Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) Network is being held at the University on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 July.

The conference, which is being hosted by the Management School, will consider how Institutional Research can be used to strengthen institutional effectiveness within the rapidly-changing world of higher education.

The event provides an opportunity for both higher education researchers and managers to share experiences on a wide range of issues of importance for higher education today.

Keynote speakers include Professor Eva í…kesson, Vice-Chancellor, University of Uppsala; Professor James Antony, Professor of Higher Education, University of Washington, Professor Ian Diamond, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Aberdeen.

Professor John Taylor, University of Liverpool Management School, Chair, HEIR 2012 and Dr Karen Webber, Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia, will host a pre-conference workshop which explores techniques used to help inform strategy and policy in US universities. The workshop takes place on Wednesday 11 July.

For more information, visit the Management School website.

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