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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1. Professor Valerie Hey will deliver the paper Towards decoding austerity's affective economy in the English academy at The Unequal Academy conference at the University of Manchester on the 5th June. Download The Unequal Academy Programme: 5th June 2013 [DOCX 147.64KB]
2. Professor Valerie Hey will deliver the paper The Paradoxical Academy: Between the difficulties of the devil and democracy at the University of Exeter on the 25th June.
1. CHEER will present a keynote symposium on Defending Difference in Higher Education at the BERA Conference, 3-5 September 2013, University of Sussex. Download the abstract: Keynote Symposium at BERA Conference: September 2013 [DOC 47.00KB]
Registration details are at: http://www.bera.ac.uk/events/bera-conference-2013
2. The Global Gender Index: Glass ceiling remains in place for female academics. Professor Louise Morley and CHEER research cited in Times Higher Education.
1. CHEER quoted in Times Higher Education within the feature: Are PhD vivas still fit for purpose? on Thursday 25th April - quotes by Professor Louise Morley and Dr Barbara Crossouard.
2. CHEER presented the symposium, Reconfiguring Higher Education [DOC 49.50KB], at the Gender and Education Conference on Wednesday 24th April, 1-4.15pm, South Bank University, London.
Download the following presentations:
Validating and supporting non-traditional student experience: Tamsin Hinton-Smith [PPT 2.82MB]
Leaderism in Academia: Louise Morley [PPT 4.39MB]
Feminism, affects and the political economy of knowledge: Valerie Hey [PPT 2.12MB]
Formations of masculinity and higher education pedagogies: Penny Jane Burke [PPT 524.00KB]
Feminist passions and pedagogies: Miriam David [PPT 349.00KB]