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: 2-3 May 2019
Title: Decolonisation and Research: Problematics, Challenges, Prospects and the Global South

Interested Sussex PhD researchers and postdocs are invited to participate in research training with Professor Mona Harb, Professor of Politics and Urban Studies at the American University of Beirut and Professor Gurminder Bhambra, Professor of Decolonial and Postcolonial studies at the University of Sussex.

The training has both a seminar element and a workshop component where researchers will have the chance to present their work to Professor Harb and receive feedback. 

This training is funded by the Sussex Doctoral School Researcher-Led Initiative fund and supported by the Sussex School of Law, Politics and Sociology.


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Date: Tuesday 4 June 2019
Time: 5-6.30pm
Venue: Room G36, Jubilee Building
Speakers: Carole Leathwood,  Professor Emerita, London Metropolitan University / Dr Barbara Read, Reader - Educational Leadership & Policy, School of Education, University of Glasgow
Title: Academic Casualisation and Temporal Disjunctions: Short-termism, Teaching and Pedagogy

This event can be joined remotely at www.adobeconnect.sussex.ac.uk/teaching
NOTE: This link will only be live/active from a few minutes before the start of the event on the day


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:
Professor Kelly Coate
E: K.Coate@sussex.ac.uk

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