Research-Teaching Practice in Wales 2013 Conference

Posted on 19 July 2013

The Research-Teaching Nexus Action Set is organising this conference to be convened by Professor Simon Haslett and hosted by the University of Wales at Gregynog Hall, near Newtown (Powys) on 9th and 10th September 2013.

The Conference aims to disseminate and celebrate examples and case studies of research-teaching practise and will be of interest to both university staff and students, and continues the successful biennial research-teaching practice conferences that have previously taken place at Gregynog in 2009 and 2011. It is hoped that a keynote speaker will present on both days of the Conference. To download the flyer, .


Papers are invited from higher education professionals and students on two broad themes relating to professional practice, teaching, learning and research:

Practice in Research-Informed Teaching: papers that provide institutional, departmental or individual examples and case studies of how research is used to inform teaching, whether related to informing curriculum content or pedagogic approaches.

Student Engagement with Research in the Curriculum: papers that provide institutional, departmental or individual examples and case studies that promote opportunities for student learning through research, and/or inquiry-based and problem-based approaches. Papers from a student perspective are also welcome.

Please submit an abstract up to 300 words. An optional opportunity to contribute a full written paper to a published Conference proceedings volume is being explored with publishers. Papers delivered either orally or in poster form are welcome; please state preference and any requirements on submission. The duration of oral presentation slots will depend on the number of papers accepted. Please submit via email to Jessica Williams - - by Friday 9th August 2013.


To register, please book by 9th August 2013

 Residential rate (includes one night accommodation and all meals):

  • Standard rate: £100
  • Student rate: £50
  • Day rate (includes lunch and refreshments): £30 per day
  • Evening meal (3 courses, optional addition to day rate): £16.

Student bursaries: the University of Wales is offering up to 12 conference bursaries for registered students following a programme of study leading to a University of Wales award at an institution in Wales. The bursary will cover conference fees, accommodation for one night and meals at Gregynog, and reasonable travel costs within Wales. Please contact Jessica Williams - to apply.

Please send correct payment to Jessica Williams, University of Wales Faculty, King Edward VII Avenue, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NS. Please make cheques payable to the 'University of Wales'. Please email Jessica Williams - - if you require an invoice. Please provide details of any special requirements at time of booking.


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