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.
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Professor Yvette Taylor, Head of the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, London South Bank University, presenting 'Enterprising, enduring, enabling? The entrepreneurial university: Engaging publics, intersecting impacts' on Monday 2nd March 2015 in Room 104, Fulton at 5pm.
See recordings of CHEER seminars that have taken place during the current academic year in our Events Archive.
Latest CHEER News
CHEER pays tribute to Professor Sir David Watson who passed away this month. He will be greatly missed by this research centre which he launched in November 2007 and has continued to inspire.
1.Professor Louise Morley and Dr Barbara Crossouard launched the findings of a British Council-funded study on women in higher education leadership in South Asia at the high profile 'Global Education Dialogue' in New Delhi, India in February. The conference, entitled Women and Leadership: The Absent Revolution, was attended by ministers, academics, public and private sectors, and NGOs from a range of countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Iran, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the UK and the USA.
Louise and Barbara were joined at the conference by CHEER Visiting Professor and colleague, Professor Maithree Wickramasinghe from Kelaniya University, Sri Lanka, who was the lead discussant for the research findings.
- Women in Higher Education Leadership in South Asia: Full Report [PDF 1.97MB]
- Women in Higher Education Leadership in South Asia: Executive Summary [PDF 312.29KB]
- Women in Higher Education Leadership in South Asia: Rejection, refusal, reluctance, revisioning [PPTX 939.90KB].
2. Professor Louise Morley visited the National Academy of Science and Technology in Kathmandu, Nepal in February where she presented Women in Higher Education Leadership in South Asia: Rejection, refusal, reluctance, revisioning [PPTX 1.06MB] and had meetings about the findings of a British Council-funded research project on women in higher education leadership in South Asia. The seminar was attended by academics, NGOs and colleagues from relevant ministries, including Mr Ganesh Shah from the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Professor Morley was delighted for the opportunity to also meet with women faculty and doctoral students and hear their views on the research and on leadership in higher education.