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's director is Professor Louise Morley.

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Date: Monday 17 September
Time: 12-1.30pm
Venue: Room 114, Fulton
Speaker: Jillian Blackmore, Alfred Deakin Professor and Professor of Education, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia / CHEER Visiting Professor
Title: From a Gift to a Gig Economy in Entrepreneurial Universities and the Implications for Numerically Feminised Academic Work
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Date: Monday 15 October
Venue: Conference Hall, Jubilee Library, Jubilee Street, Brighton, BN1 1GE
Keynote Speakers: Dr Sarah O’Shea, Associate Professor in Adult, Vocational and Higher Education University of Wollongong / Dr Richard Waller, Associate Professor in Sociology of Education, University of the West of England

This conference offers a critical interrogation of key moments of transition into through and beyond higher education. Key themes covered on the day will include identities, pedagogies and academic practices; UK and international policy imperatives; elite spaces and identities in transition and re-thinking the role of the ‘social’ in moments of transition. 

Japanese students explain the differences they see between the UK and Japanese higher education systems

As part of its research project, 'Higher Education, Knowledge Exchange and Policy Learning in the Asian Century', CHEER interviewed a number of Japanese students asking them to reflect on their UK studies and tell us some of the differences between the Japanese higher education system and our own ...

Louise Morley - image from videoHow to get women out of the "velvet ghetto"

Professor Louise Morley talks about the challenges and issues affecting women in leadership roles.

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

CHEER Co-Director:
Dr Emily Danvers
E: E.Danvers@sussex.ac.uk

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