We run frequent research seminars on a wide variety of themes during term time.  Many of these are recorded and can be accessed by visiting our archive.

Forthcoming Seminars

For details of forthcoming seminars, please go to ‘Events

2011 Seminars

The place of 'voice' in collaborative online learning: A phenomenology

Alex Bell, University of Wales
7th December, 2011
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The Roles of Education and Educational Research in Promoting Social Justice

Charles Clarke is currently a visiting professor in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University. During his time as a member of the Labour Government he became Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for School Standards in July 1998.
1 December 2011 
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Gender and Social Justice in Education: Current Issues and Future Agendas

Becky Francis, Director of Education at the RSA and Visiting Professor at King's College London, and Roehampton University
27th October, 2011
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Judgements on value: how can we conceptualise evaluative practices in Higher Education?

Murray Saunders, Educational Research, Lancaster University
23rd November, 2011
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Young people and violence: gendered understandings of violence and discourses of acceptability

Vanita Sundaram, Department of Education, University of York
16th November, 2011
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The Making of Higher Education International Partnerships: Evaluating the Nation to Nation Approach

John McGovern, Tenterfel Consulting
26th October, 2011
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The impact of a haptics environment on students' learning: the hapTEL experience

Margaret Cox, Director of the hapTEL project - King's College London
12th October, 2011
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Desperately seeking independence. Some implications of student experience of the transition into Lancaster University for an understanding of motivational goal structures

Colin Rogers, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University, 8th June, 2011
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Negotiating the technology minefield - families negotiating the discourses of ICT and the Internet at home

Claire Coulton, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University, 11th May, 2011
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Conflict in Virtual Learning Communities in the Context of a Democratic Pedagogy

Tugba Ozturk, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University and also Ankara University, Turkey, 30th March, 2011
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Technostructural Knowledge: E-learning and Academic Capital

Drew Whitworth, School of Education, University of Manchester, 23rd March, 2011
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How does online asynchronous text-based communication mediate the learning process in a Distance Creative Writing Masters programme? Approaches to data collection

Hilary Thomas, Lancaster University, 16th March, 2011
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Beyond Inclusion: Special and Mainstream Schools working together

Tania Vazquez, PhD Student, Lancaster University, 2nd March, 2011
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Tara Fenwick

(un)Doing Education with Actor-Network Theory

Tara Fenwick, Stirling Institute of Education, University of Stirling 23rd February, 2011
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The posthuman university?: hybrid spaces and literacy practices

Dr Lesley Gourley, Centre for Academic and Professional Literacies (CAPLITS), Institute of Education, University of London, 16th February, 2011
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