The 13th Anglo-Italian and 7th International Innovations in Education Colloquium: “ Personalisation, who do you think you are?” 23rd – 26th April at the University of Brescia in Northern Italy

A delegation from NCUP were invited to a panel at the 13th Anglo-Italian and 7th International Innovations in Education Colloquium: “ Personalisation, who do you think you are?” 23rd – 26th April at the University of Brescia in Northern Italy. NCUP members taking part were: Current President – Professor Margaret Cox; Council Members: Professors Katherine Cockin, Duska[…]

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Baroness Tessa Blackstone

Annual Reception at House of Lords with The Rt Hon Baroness Tessa Blackstone

The Rt Hon. Baroness Tessa Blackstone hosted our Annual Luncheon Reception at the House of Lords on Tuesday, 30th September 2014 which was attended by 60 guests including NCUP members, senior academics, members of the teaching professions and educational organisations.  Baroness Blackstone’s professional life as an educationalist and politician included[…]

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Green Tree

Designing & Managing the University Estates Seminar

  Links to the Powerpoint presentations:   D&M 2015_03_11 Delivering sustainable campus with effective FM v1.1 D&M 20150311 NCUP D&M WS IMMM Will Scott Took Place in The Library, IOM, 1 Carlton House Terrace, London, on Wednesday, 11th  March 2015 Delivering Value from the HE Estate:  Recent Trends andFuture Challenges –[…]

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NCUP Annual Education Lecture by Lord Martin Rees, 20th February 2013

In the keynote NCUP Annual Education Lecture, Lord Professor Martin Rees  considered some of the problems faced by UK Universities from an uncertain future with constraints on funds, both public and private and the ever growing impact of distance learning.  Such burdens do not affect overseas competitors to the same extent:[…]

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Networking event with Baroness Susan Greenfield, 25th July 2013

This networking event took place at the Attlee Room, Westminster Palace London SW1A 0PW on Thursday, 25th July 2013. Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords.  Specialising in the physiology of the brain, Susan researches the impact of 21st century technologies on the[…]

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Languages and Internationalisation : Globalisation and the 21st Century University

Held on the 1st July 2009 at Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Please see links to the presentations: Professor Susan Bassnet, PVC, University of Warwick Talked about ‘Navigating Multilingual Waters’ Link Dr Marina Mozzon-McPherson, University of Hull ‘Internationalisation of the Science Curriculum: A Partnership between Modern Languages and Four[…]

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Annual General Meetings

  The NCUP holds an Annual General Meeting and such other Special Assemblies as may be called by the Council or requested by at least 20 members. Annual General Meetings have been held each year since 1990. A distinguished invited speaker usually starts the afternoon meeting with a talk on a relevant[…]

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The Case for Universities

Published September 1996 Abstract This paper presents the case for Universities as institutions which by fostering a tradition of scholarship provide knowledge and expertise for the benefit of individuals and society as a whole and are major contributors through research and innovation to the economic competitiveness and quality of life[…]

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