CGHE Annual conference

Higher education in a global context (CGHE launch)

  • Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016 09:00 - 12:15
  • Macmillan Hall, Senate House

Schedule

MC: Mark Leach, Editor, Wonkhe

8.30-9am: Registration and refreshments

9-9.45am: Welcome and introduction

  • Professor Andrew Brown, Acting Director, UCL Institute of Education
  • Chris Millward, Director of Policy, HEFCE
  • Phil Sooben, Deputy Chief Executive, ESRC
  • Professor Claire Callender, Deputy Director CGHE, UCL Institute of Education

9.45-10.15am: Why don’t more poor kids go to university? Three things you need to know about access to higher education

  • Dr John Jerrim, Reader in Educational & Social Statistics, UCL Institute of Education

10.15-10.30am: Discussion and Q&A

10.30-10.45am: Break

10.45-11.15am: Global trends in science and world university rankings: converging or diverging?

  • Professor Robert Tijssen, Chair of Science & Innovation Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

11.15-11.45am: The quest for world-class status: challenges and prospects for higher education in Asia

  • Professor Joshua Ka Ho Mok, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

11.45am-12.10pm: Discussion and Q&A

12.10-12.15pm: Closing remarks

  • Professor Simon Marginson, Director CGHE

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