Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)

Located within the Department of Education in the School of Education and Social Work, the research centre CHEER has been established to consolidate higher education research and scholarship at the University of Sussex.

CHEER stands for the Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research. CHEER's director is Professor Louise Morley.

New CHEER Publication

See the special edition on 'Equity and Diversity in Higher Education' for Studies in Higher Education co-edited by Professor Louise Morley, Director of CHEER, University of Sussex, and Martin Hayden, Professor of Higher Education, Southern Cross University, Australia.

The edition marks the 50th anniversary of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE).

Don't miss ...

If you weren't able to attend the very lively panel discussion on 'Celebrations and Challenges: The Roma Community in the UK' hosted by CHEER on Wednesday 15th July, you can watch the recording on our Events Archive 2014/15 page.

The next event in the CHEER calendar is in November. Details as follows:

  • 2nd November 2015
    Room 155, Jubilee Building, University of Sussex
    Employability, Opportunity and the Prospects for Social Mobility

    See Events for more details.

Latest CHEER News


September 2015

Professor Louise Morley made the keynote presentation: Troubling Intra-Actions: Gender, Neo-liberalism and Research in the Global Academy [PPTX 1.66MB] at the conference Genderforschung und die neue Governance der Wissenschaft (Gender Research and the New Governance of Science), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.The event was attended by members of the regional and national ministries, equality offices and gender scholars from Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, and the Netherlands

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CHEER Director:
Professor Louise Morley
T: +44 (0)1273 876700
E: L.Morley@sussex.ac.uk

CHEER Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant (GTA):
Tanja Jovanovic
E: tj54@sussex.ac.uk

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