A small number of rooms are available in the University’s brand-new Crow’s Nest student accommodation complex, which is recently opened together with newly refurbished rooms in Victoria Mills. Both these complexes are within 5-10minutes walk of the Western Gateway Building where the EAIR Forum is taking place from 21st – 23rd August 2024.
Founder-President of Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA)
Dr. Tandon is an internationally acclaimed leader and practitioner of participatory research and development. He is Founder-President of Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), a global centre for participatory research & training. He is also Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education since 2012. The UNESCO Chair grows out of and supports UNESCO’s global lead to play ‘a key role in assisting countries to build knowledge societies’. Dr. Tandon also heads the Forum for Indian Development Corporation (FIDC) as its Chairperson. He is Chairperson of the Committee to carry out appraisal of the UGC scheme under ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ and Member of Expert Group for Development of Educational Framework for Global Citizenship in Higher Education Institutions, constituted by the University Grants Commission.
Professor Ellen Hazelkorn is Joint Managing Partner, BH Associates education consultants. She is Joint Editor, Policy Reviews in Higher Education and Professor emerita, Technological University Dublin (Ireland). She is affiliated to the Centre for Global Higher Education, Oxford and the Centre for International Higher Education, Boston College.
Ellen has been appointed to the Coordinating Council for Higher Education of Portugal, the EU Higher Education for Smart Specialisation (HESS) Advisory Group, and the Committee for Strategic Advice, EURASHE – the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education. She was a member of the Commission for the College of the Future (UK) (2018-2022) and the Quality Board for Icelandic Higher Education (2017-2023). She was Vice President, Dublin Institute of Technology (now TU Dublin) (1995-2015), and President of EAIR (European Society for Higher Education), 2013-2016.
Track Chairs: Dr Eithne Hunt, Professor Mark O’Hara
The importance of sustaining and nurturing the individual and collective welfare, wellbeing, and meaningful engagement of staff in the delivery of higher education cannot be underestimated.
Track Chairs: Dr Jean Van Sinderen Law, Professor Marijk van der Wende
Internationalisation and transnational cooperation initiatives provide a variety of routes to enrich institutions’ education and research programmes.
Track Chairs: Dr Sarah Thelen, Dr Göran Melin
The only true constant in Higher Education is change. From Covid to Artificial Intelligence, from the rise of blended and online learning to the return to campus-based teaching, and so on, change is always with us
Track Chairs: Elizabeth Noonan, Saskia Ulrich
External quality standards and guidelines at international and national level provide important reference points to guide the orientation and development of quality assurance and quality management approaches
Track Chairs: Dr David O’Connell, Dr Jessica Nooij
Sustaining competitive and effective research systems that foster deep connections between research, innovation, and education, and which address complex and dynamic societal challenges that extend beyond disciplines and international borders, require strategies that strengthen research excellence and deliver impact.