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Interdisciplinary seminar series: ‘Evaluation, measurement and assessment’

January 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You are invited to the first seminar of the interdisciplinary seminar series: ‘Evaluation, Measurement and Assessment’ organised by The University of Manchester and Lancaster University. This initiative is funded by Methods North West with support from the ESRC and North West Social Science DTP. The aim of the seminars is to bring together researchers from various fields in Social Sciences to present and discuss issues around evaluation studies in different areas and advancements in the assessment of cognitive and social skills (e.g. performance, attitudes, dispositions, etc.).

The first seminar focusing on the theme of‘Evaluation research and the What Works agenda’ will take place on Wednesday 16 January, 12.00 – 3.00pm Room 2.07, Humanities Bridgeford Street, The University of Manchester


Dr Gemma Derrick, Senior Lecturer in Higher Education, Lancaster University – Looking at the peer review processes as an evaluative practice in academia

Prof Julian Williams, Professor of Mathematics, Manchester Institute of Education, The University of Manchester – Why the ‘what works’ policy isn’t working and what we can do about it

The seminar is open to academics, researchers and PhD students.

Lunch will be provided between 12.00-1.00pm. For more information or questions please contact Sofia Eleftheriadou, sofia.eleftheriadou@manchester.ac.uk


January 16, 2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Humanities Bridgeford Street Building
Bridgeford Street, Oxford Road Campus
Manchester, M13 9PL United Kingdom
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