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Meet the BESA Executive Committee - Calling all Newer Researchers within BESA Membership

Posted June 18, 2020
In the next of our series of posts introducing the BESA executive committee, Julia Everitt provides an introduction to her Newer Researcher role. Using her experience of postgraduate study, she is now able to invite members who identify themselves as newer researchers to get in touch for further support. more →

Launch of BESA Blog - Invitation for Contributions

Posted June 17, 2020
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new BESA blog. The blog aims to present evidence informed content contributing to thinking and dialogue across the board spectrum of education. In our first blog post series, various educational topics will be discussed including: non-empirical opinion pieces; short reports and more →

Publication Reflection: Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University

Posted June 17, 2020
Alpesh Maisuria, our BESA Research Funding Lead and Associate Professor of Education Policy in Critical Education at UWE, has provided the following personal summary and reflection on co-authoring Life for the Academic in the Neoliberal University. The book has been co-authored with Svenja Helmes and provides an insightful investigation more →

BESA Funded Programme Leadership Research to Enter Second Phase: call for interview participants

Posted June 10, 2020
The BESA funded project team of Dr Mark Pulsford, Dr Becky Morris and Dr Ross Purves have provided the following update on their research work so far. Although there is further opportunity to contribute to the first phase of the project (online survey), the team is beginning to report more →

CANCELLED: BESA Research Funding 2020-2021

Posted May 27, 2020
After announcing the cancellation of the conference at the start of April as a result of COVID-19, we also wanted to provide an update regarding BESA research funding. For those that regularly attend our conference, you are probably aware that we normally link funding to this event, where the more →

Meet the BESA Executive Committee – Gurpinder Lalli, Raising Awareness

Posted May 26, 2020
As the BESA executive committee has expanded this year, we are planning a series of posts within the news section of the web site to introduce all members of the team and what they are doing for the association. The first of these posts is from Dr. Gurpinder Lalli, more →