• British Academy Conference – Carol Ann Duffy: the legacy of the Laureateship

    This conference takes place at the close of the first, historic, UK Poet Laureateship held by a woman, the contemporary British poet, Carol Ann Duffy.  It evaluates forty-five years of her literary work in the light of ten years of her public engagement with the people of the United Kingdom and the world as the […]

  • Field Methods Workshop, London, 26 February 2019

    Imperial College Business School is hosting a one-day showcase and training workshop on 26th February about Field Methods in Management Research. The event unites academics who want to work with data from real organizations, with representatives from industry who are open to being studied, with ample time for facilitated networking. The opening presentation will be […]

  • Spring Academic Writing Retreats, Chapelgarth, North Yorkshire, UK

    New dates for spring writing retreats to make space and time to achieve your academic writing goals. Tues 26th – Thurs 28th March 2019 Tues 9th – Thurs 11th April  2019 Writing retreats are conducive to getting books, chapters, articles, theses, grant proposals and other writing projects written. Structured academic writing retreats can provide much […]

  • Shut up and write sessions

    CLT and the FOE have arranged a series of ‘shut up and write’ style sessions. The aim of the sessions is to provide a quiet space for staff and PGR students to come together to dedicate time to writing/research. Please see the flyer attached for details.

  • Peter Townsend Prize

    The Peter Townsend Prize, worth £2000, is awarded biennially for outstanding work with policy relevance on a topic to which Townsend made a major contribution. Eligibility Eligible nominations can be for a published work with policy relevance and academic merit on poverty and inequality; ageing and the lives of older people; disability and inequalities in […]

  • Making the most of Census microdata: An introductory workshop – 21 November 2018, University of Manchester

    Are you interested in learning more about census microdata and how they can be used in research? Have you considered using census data but are not sure what is available? Would you be interested in using R in your research? This free workshop will introduce you to the UK Data Service census microdata collection and […]

  • New UKRI system needs community input on Horizon 2020 grants

    A new UKRI system was rolled out on Thursday 27 September 2018 as a first step towards supporting the continuity of funding for UK organisations which have been awarded grants from the European Union’s flagship programme for science and innovation, Horizon 2020. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is asking recipients of Horizon 2020 grants to […]

  • Writing Retreats – The Burn, Glenesk

    The Burn has operated as a student study and holiday centre since 1950 and we often host groups who are looking to escape the many demands of the modern world in order to complete a task or simply take time out to refresh and recharge batteries.  We used to sell The Burn on the basis […]


    Need to get that book, chapter, paper, thesis or research grant proposal written? Want to make space and time for academic writing in the middle of a busy semester? Structured academic writing retreats can provide much needed space and time to write in supportive company in comfortable conducive environment. Writing retreats have been shown to […]