- 3rd November – DASSH November Conference (Details TBA)
Date: 12th May 2017
Venue: Bloomsbury Room, Senate House, London
Theme: Managing in a Time of Change
Date: 12th-13th May 2016
Projected Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, Central London
Theme: The Election: One Year On
With a focus on policy change and challenges for Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.
Programme runs from lunchtime to lunchtime (12-13th May), and includes Conference Dinner with guest speaker Rick Rylance on 12th May.
Members fee £125 (including conference dinner)
Date: 6th November 2015
Venue: Mary Ward House, Tavistock Place, Central London
Theme: ACCESS and DIVERSITY
Member’s Fee: £45
Non-Member’s Fee: £100
Key Speakers: Mary Curnock Cook (UCAS), Averil Macdonald and Susan Bruce (Gender Equality/Athena Swan), Imran Awan (BCU)
9.30 Registration, refreshments and networking
10.00 Session 1: Mary Curnock Cook (UCAS) – UCAS Update: Progression and participation for ASSH students (45 minute presentation plus table discussion)
11.15 Break for refreshments
11.45 Session 2: Averil Macdonald and Susan Bruce – Athena Swan (45 minute presentation plus discussion)
13.00 Networking lunch & AGM
14.00 Imran Awan (BCU) – Prevent: Implications for Humanities and Social Sciences
We are sorry to announce that due to the low numbers of members registering for the May conference, we have had to make the difficult decision to cancel it.
We would like to thank everyone again for the various ways through which they agreed to support the event, and we hope that it can be arranged for a future occasion.
We are communicating with all participants to arrange any recompense.
The DASSH-UK Annual Conference will take place 15-16th May at Regent’s University London.
The 2014 conference entitled Shifting Landscapes will include talks covering the following topics:
Restructuring academic provision – the strategic and legal issues
Developing a successful enterprise culture among academic staff
Persuading debt-laden students graduating in 2015 that PG studies are worth the investment
Understanding the strategic impact of the removal of the cap on student numbers in 2015/16
The conference dinner will take place on Thursday 15th May.
For the full program and ticket bookings please visit the booking site for booking information.
If you have any questions please contact Sarah Rimmo-Toure by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0207 815 5743.
DASSH-UK Autumn Conference 2013
1 November, London South Bank University
The 2013 DASSH-UK Autumn conference took place on the 1st November at London South Bank University. Over 50 attendees from universities all across Great Britain participated and listened to presentations by David Sweeney (Director Research, Innovation and Skills at HEFCE), Bahram Bekhradnia (Director Higher Education Policy Institute); Chris Hale (Deputy Director of Policy at Universities UK), Paul Manners (Director National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement) and Rick Muir (Associate Director for Public Services, Institute of Public Policy Research), followed by Q&A sessions and a networking lunch, where attendees had a chance to talk to each other and build on their networks.
We would like to take this opportunity to remind you to save the date for the 2014 May two-day conference which will take place on May 15-16 at Regent’s University London. Further information and booking details will follow early in 2014.
Photos of speakers