Maximising ‘reach’ during the research process: using steering groups to increase visibility before publication

by Dr Liz Austen, Helen J Parkin and Stella Jones-Devitt Friday 16th September Enhancing your academic impact: Library Support Team It may be that the term ‘reach’ only invokes images of Mr Tickle’s extraordinarily long arms for those of us with young children. However that’s the analogy we used when we presented our integrative review…

Demystifying DLHE

by Louise Ward and Louise Harrison The Demystifying DLHE workshop at our Not Just Numbers event was held to help colleagues understand DLHE better and demystify some common misconceptions about the DLHE survey. The aim was to explain how the data collection exercise is managed within the university, as part our external reporting to the Higher…

How can STEER help you?

The final workshop at our Not Just Numbers event on 6th July 2016 asked participants to reflect on the content of previous sessions. Timelines were distributed to facilitate discussions, and groups were asked to annotate them with any activities they would like to see developed by STEER. The approximate survey windows for the large institutional…

How do you use student comments?

One of the three workshops delivered as part of our Not Just Numbers event focused on student commentary and specifically the qualitative comments provided on open questions in student surveys. There is some debate about how student comments are used within institutions and by the sector.  Quantitative metrics dominate reporting of the student experience, and…