Professor Sir Chris Husbands - Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University, is also Chair of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), Chair of the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Board, Yorkshire Universities Board, and the Doncaster Opportunity Area Partnership Board. Sir Chris is also on the board of Universities UK (UUK).
Eliza Kozman - Deputy Director (Research) at the Centre for Transforming Access and Student Outcomes (TASO), an affiliate What Works centre set up to tackle inequality in higher education. Formerly, she worked for the Behavioural Insights Team where she designed and implemented a range of research projects with a focus on reducing inequality in education.
David Kernohan - Associate Editor of Wonkhe and has responsibility for the development and delivery of a variety of editorial content. His key areas of wonkishness include teaching quality enhancement policy, funding policy, sector agency politics and history, research policy, and the use of technology and data in Higher Education. David has written for Wonkhe since it was founded, and also maintains a personal blog.
Nona McDuff - Pro Vice-Chancellor, Students and Teaching at Solent University, was awarded an OBE for her services to diversity in higher education and is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. As chair of the Higher Education Race Action Group (HERAG), Nona was invited to address the All Party Parliamentary Group on Higher Education on diversity in academia where she challenged the ministers to take active steps to promote social justice through education.
This event will be of interest to delegates from across the Higher Education (HE) sector and beyond, including institutional managers, data analysts, academic developers, student experience experts, policymakers, strategic planners, quality professionals, business intelligence analysts, management information specialists, market intelligence officers, teachers and researchers.
Rachel Bowden, Head of the University of Brighton’s Evaluation and Policy Department and Chair of HEIR2020 Planning Group, said:
“I am absolutely delighted that the University of Brighton will host this important online conference, making it easy for both HE professional service staff and academics to share fresh insights and good practice in the current climate. Our ‘learning from crises’ strand is timely; we have an unmissable opportunity to support each other to seek solutions to common challenges affecting all of us across the sector, particularly in these times of rapid change.
“The conference is a key date in the calendar for HEIR Network members, but the event is open to all academics, professionals and organisations with an interest in or commitment to leveraging institutional research to strengthen the HE sector.”
For further information, including how to register, visit the HEIR2020 website and follow us at twitter.com/heir2020.
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