News archive 2017
All news about CREID in 2017.
'Access in Scotland' referred to by the Commissioner for Fair Access's Annual Report (13 Dec 2017)
Our research report 'Access in Scotland' commissioned by the Sutton Trust was referred to by the Annual Report of the Commissioner for Fair Access.
Riddell's scholarly visit to Universities of Burgos (12 Dec 2017)
Professor Sheila Riddell has been awarded a visiting fellowship by the Universities of Burgos, Léon and Valladolid.
Riddell's new book published (7 Dec 2017)
Professor Sheila Riddell's new title "Special Education and Globalisation: Continuities and contrasts across the developed and developing world", published by Routledge, is now available.
Weedon's presentation on widening access to Holyrood Magazine (7 Dec 2017)
Dr Elisabet Weedon was invited to give a presentation entitled 'Widening access: Outcome agreements and (troublesome?) indicators' on 7 December 2017.
Riddell's invited talk to International Symposium Umeå (30 Nov-1 Dec 2017)
Professor Sheila Riddell was invited to give a talk to the International Symposium Umea on the theme "Gender, Disability and Special Education - Intersectional and Interdisciplinary Research' at Umeå University in Sweden between 30th November and 1st December 2017.
A New Social Contract for Students, 2017 (20 Nov 2017)
Lucy Hunter Blackburn was approached by several media outlets for her comments on the Scottish Government's Independent Review of Student Funding upon the publication of its final report on Monday the 20th November 2017.
Blackburn views on the newly introduced income plans for people in HE cited (20 Nov 2017)
Two articles by Hettie O'Brien from The Spectator quoted research evidence by Lucy Hunter Blackburn to illustrate how free tuition in Scotland could entrench social inequality.
Lucy Hunter Blackburn nominated Wonk of the Year 2017 (8 Nov 2017)
Many congratulations to Lucy Hunter Blackburn who has been nominated Wonk of the Year 2017 by WONKHE http://wonkhe.com/the-wonkhe-awards-2017/
Blackburn's research evidence on tuition fee cited by The Spectator (4 Nov 2017)
An article by Hettie O'Brien from The Spectator quoted research evidence by Lucy Hunter Blackburn to illustrate how free tuition in Scotland could entrench social inequality.
Boeren received AAACE Cyril O. Houle Award (2.11.2017)
Many congratulations to Dr Ellen Boeren, who has just received the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education's (AAACE) Cyril O. Houle Award 2017 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to adult education literature.