GSE Lecture Series

A series of Research Lectures for staff, students, professionals, visitors from other educational institutions and partnership schools.

Internationally renowned research colleagues present their current or recently completed research and scholarly work.

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Research events

We conduct a diverse programme of research events each year, from hosting large international conferences to running regular research lectures, seminars and reading group sessions.  Please see the listing below for our full range of research events. Unless detailed otherwise, events are open for anyone to attend.

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15 October 2019 - 21 July 202012:30

Singing @ St Luke's

St Luke's community choir, 12.30pm every Tuesday, led by Claire Anstee. Full details
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27 January 202017:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

Transforming argumentation in L2 postgraduates’ academic writing through pedagogical innovation: an ethnography at a UK university. Full details
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29 January 202011:30

Director of Research Advisory Group (DoRAG)

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29 January 202012:30

Craft @ Lunch

Join in with knitting, led by Alice Potter. Full details
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29 January 202012:45

Centre for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Ali Alkeraida will present the conclusions of his PhD research which examines the inclusive teaching of children with autism in Saudi Arabian inclusive classrooms. This has involved cross case study analyses and the development of a grounded theory.. Full details
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3 February 202017:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

Contributions of different dimensions of lexical knowledge and lexical processing to reading comprehension in English as a foreign language. Full details
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4 February 202010:00

Centre for Research in Writing - Research Seminar

Ruth Newman will outline her new ESRC grant on Metalinguistic Talk and raise questions for discussion. Full details
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4 February 202015:00

CRPL Research Tea: Professionals with ADHD- what do we know?

Dr Alice Osborne, from Exeter Medical School, will be our speaker for the Spring term CRPL research tea. Alice will be talking to us about her research on ADHD in professionals, including medical professionals. https://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/people/profile/index.php?web_id=Alice_Osborne. Full details
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4 February 202016:30

Lecture by Dr Antonio Olmedo (University of Bristol) New landscapes and logics of competition in education: geography, demography and equity in English education policy

This talk explores the new landscapes of competition in the English educational system. Such new landscape is part of broader processes of N/neoliberalisation, which involve not only changes at a structural level but also a reconfiguration of the subjectivities of political actors (from politicians to teachers and parents). Full details
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5 February 202010:30

Centre for Social Mobility Seminar series: Professor Steven Jones, University of Manchester

The Centre for Social Mobility is delighted to welcome its first seminar speaker of 2020. We are delighted to host Professor Steven Jones, University of Manchester. Please come and join us for what promises to be a stimulating talk and some informal discussion afterwards!. Full details
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12 February 202012:45

Centre for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

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12 February 202018:00

Film Screening: Être et Avoir

Film by Nicolas Philibert, introduced by Professor Fiona Handyside with Dr Alexandra Allan. Full details
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18 February 202010:00

Centre for Research in Writing - Research Seminar

Visiting scholar, Jimmy van Rijt from the Netherlands will explain and discuss his doctoral research on grammatical concepts. Full details
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19 February 202017:30

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

“International” students at an “international” UK university…?. Full details
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26 February 202011:30

Research Review Group

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26 February 202012:30

Craft @ Lunch

Join in with peyote beading, with Nicole Auhl. Full details
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26 February 202013:00

Education Theory Reading Network

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27 February 202012:30

GSE All Staff Meeting

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2 March 202012:30

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

Specific aspects of English language teachers‘ professional development: transcultural awareness and transcultural competences. Full details
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4 March 202012:45

Centre for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

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4 March 202015:45

The Book Keepers

Dance movement and storytelling by Skylarker: for students, staff and their families. Full details
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10 March 202010:00

GSE Staff Research Workshop

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10 March 202013:00

Lecture by Dr Franziska Felder (University of Zurich) - The ethics of inclusion, or: why we still need to talk about what inclusion means

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11 March 202012:30

Craft @ Lunch

Join in with crochet, led by Karen Scott-Boyd. Full details
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12 March 202011:00

Religion, Spirituality and Education Network

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17 March 202010:00

Centre for Research in Writing - Research Seminar

Esmaeel Abdollahzadeh will outline his new QNRF grant on Metadiscourse and raise questions for discussion. Full details
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18 March 20209:30

Director of Research Advisory Group (DoRAG)

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18 March 202013:00

Education Theory Reading Network

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20 March 20209:00

GSE Annual Education Research Conference

This event reflects the research culture of the Graduate School of Education, bringing together postgraduate and PGCE students, new researchers, academics and leading practitioners from different disciplines and research traditions. Full details
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29 April 202011:30

Research Review Group

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5 May 202010:00

Centre for Research in Writing - Research Seminar

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5 May 202010:00

Centre for Research in Writing - Research Seminar

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5 May 202016:30

Lecture by Dr Aratha Sriprakash (Cambridge University)

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7 May 202011:00

Religion, Spirituality and Education Network

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13 May 202010:30

Dr Katriona O'Sullivan, Maynooth University: Foundation years as an engine for social mobility? A comparison between Ireland and England.

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20 May 20209:30

Director of Research Advisory Group (DoRAG)

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2 June 202012:30

GSE All Staff Meeting

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9 June 202010:00

GSE Staff Research Workshop

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9 June 202013:00

Lecture by Dr Sam Friedman (The London School of Economics and Political Science)

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10 June 202011:30

Research Review Group

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11 June 202016:30

Anna Craft Memorial Lecture

The Anna Craft Memorial Lecture is an annual event established in memory of Anna and jointly organised by the two universities in which she worked at the time of her death: The University of Exeter and The Open University. Full details
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30 June 202010:00

Centre for Research in Writing - Doctoral Research Student ‘Findings Forum’

A selection of approximately 6 doctoral students nearing completion; or just completed, present a concise summary of their findings and explain their contribution to knowledge. Full details
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15 July 20209:30

Director of Research Advisory Group (DoRAG)

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