HERDSA Notices 8 March 2017

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* Proposing and editing 2018 Special Issue of HERD 
* Creating Effective Innovation Ecosystems workshop: Two Bold Ideas to Shape the Future
* Higher Education in the Headlines

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Proposing and editing 2018 Special Issue of HERD 

Special Issues are a collection of articles in a single issue focused on a shared topic or theme relevant to the international HERD audience and published once a year. The HERD Editorial Team facilitates an open call for Special Issue Guest Editors through an Expression of Interest (EOI) process. The call for the 2019 HERD Special Issue is now open and interested editors are invite to express interest in a Special Issue topic by 22 March. Information on the timelines and criteria for EOIs is available on the Taylor and Francis journal site: http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/ed/herd_2017_si

Special Issues enquiries: send directly to Kelly Matthews, The University of Queensland & HERD Special Issues Editor, on k.matthews1@uq.edu.au

Further information http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/ed/herd_2017_si


Creating Effective Innovation Ecosystems workshop: Two Bold Ideas to Shape the Future

The LH Martin Institute invites you to a workshop on Innovation Ecosystems, featuring Presenters Prof. Ian Young and Haydn Wright. The workshop will explore case studies on the Australian Maritime Innovation Centre and the Australian Education City projects respectively and the challenges and opportunities faced when creating a new innovation ecosystem. More details are available on the Institute’s website: http://www.lhmartininstitute.edu.au/events/185-creating-effective-innovation-ecosystems

Please register online by Tuesday, 14 March if you would like to attend or contact Melissa Hendicott if you have further queries.

 Date: 21 March 2017
Time: 1-5pm
Venue: Woodward Conference Centre
10th floor, Melbourne Law School
185 Pelham Street, Carlton VIC 3053


Higher Education in the Headlines

Uni out of reach for residents | DARRAGH O’KEEFFE | Australian Higher Education | 08 March, 2017
The government is undermining its own equity rhetoric by denying socially disadvantaged students access to a university education

In Trump Country, College Is a Leaky Lifeboat | Beth McMurtrie | Chronicle of Higher Education | 03 March, 2017
As an Indiana county tries to stay afloat in a 21st-century economy, local colleges prove to be an integral part of the future.

Campus culture wars over ‘anti-right bias’ threaten to spread |John Morgan | Times Higher Education | 02 March, 2017
Dutch Parliament passes motion to hold inquiry over bias against conservatives, as US education secretary claims liberal academics ‘tell you what to think’