Baroness Alison Wolf at the House of Lords

Alison, Professor The Baroness Wolf of Dulwich, addressed the National Conference of University Professors (NCUP)and other guests at a lunch at the House of Lords on 16th May.  The topic of her talk was ‘British Universities as International Institutions: Are They Under Threat?’  Baroness Wolf pointed out that the British[…]

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Stuck in a moment

Roger Watson Professor of Nursing University of Hull Most professors are seasoned workaholics and the concept of ‘spare’ time often does not exist. I’m no exception and that is not a badge of honour; it’s a distraction from family life and from other interests. My spare time – such as[…]

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NCUP Tackles Transformation: Report from an International Colloquium

Prof Patricia Reynolds, Professor Emeritus, King’s College London Seven members of NCUP led by President, Prof Terence Davis OBE, and Immediate Past President, Prof Margaret Cox OBE, tackled the theme of ‘Transformation in Education’ at the recent 15th Innovations in Education Colloquium. The international Colloquium was generously hosted by the[…]

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What do Professors do in their spare time?

My holiday home is on the beautiful island of Cres in Croatia, and has been my true sanctuary for over 40 years. Recently,  however, it has become a target for vandals, so I installed video surveillance, signposted it and recorded four people destroying my garden fence and stealing the 200€[…]

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House of Lords Luncheon 2018, May 16th

NCUP Luncheon hosted by Alison, The Baroness Wolf of Dulwich CBE, taking place in the historic setting of the Cholmondeley Room and Terrace of the House of Lords. As a Professor of King’s College London, as well as Director at the International Centre for University Policy Research, King’s College London,[…]

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Annual Education Luncheon and Lecture

This event was held at Foyles Book Store, Charing Cross Road.  March 13th. 12.30 – 15.00 Place:  Level 6 at Foyles, Foyles Bookshop Auditorium, Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DT Date:  13th March 2018 – reception at 12:30. Speaker:  Professor Diana Laurillard Title of Professor Laurillard’s talk:  ‘Why should HE be[…]

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Why should learning at scale be feasible through technology?

Professor Diana Laurillard The London Knowledge Lab,  University College London, Institute of Education Venue: King’s College London Strand Campus, 3rd March 2018 – 13.30 – 15.30 (including buffet lunch) Professor Laurillard is a world renowned Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies at the London Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education giving[…]

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House of Lords Luncheon – 9th May 2017

The NCUP patron: The Rt Hon the Baroness Perry of Southwark and Lord Inglewood hosted a banquet luncheon to discuss future prospects for higher education Download a report of Lord Inglewood’s Speech Luncheon In the Cholmondeley Room & Terrace May 9th. 2017, 12.30pm – 2.30pm Our Patron, Baroness Perry of[…]

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