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Prof. Liudvika Leišytė presents at the ASA 2020 Virtual Engagement Event

ASA Annual Meeting 2020

05.08.2020 – Is there decreasing inequality at the work place in the US and the EU? This question will be answered by Liudvika Leišytė with co-authors Antigoni Papadimitriou and Lisa Stickney at ASA 2020 Virtual Engagement Event on August 9 in the Mixed Methods Section. In their mixed methods study they explore social exclusion in the US and Europe looking at both the individual and national levels. Findings indicate that despite isomorphism in anti-discrimination laws, gender discrimination is still a significant problem at multiple levels.


Gülsen Sevdiren is co-editor of the volume "Inklusion in der Lehramtsausbildung"

Gülsen Sevdiren

13.07.2020 – As part of the project "Dortmunder Profil für inklusionsorientierte Lehrer/-innenbildung", an anthology on the topic "Inclusion in Teacher Education - Learning Objects, Interactions and Processes" will be published in 2022. Interested authors are kindly invited to contribute a chapter to the volume.


Video of Higher Education Research Colloquium with Prof. Dr. Stefan Kuhlmann & Dr. Ewert Aukes now available online


02.07.2020 – We are pleased to announce that a video of last week's talk by Stefan Kulhmann and Ewert Aukes (University of Twente, the Netherlands) within the scope of our Higher Education Research Colloquium is now available online. In their talk titled "Science diplomacy in the making – towards effective practice", Prof. Kuhlmann and Dr. Aukes introduced the concept of science diplomacy, outlined the role of science diplomacy in addressing societal challenges, and addressed the challenges related to the governance of science diplomacy in Europe. We would like to thank both speakers for the highly interesting insights into the findings of their research project "S4D4C – Using science for/in diplomacy for addressing global challenges".


Seminars for the winter semester 2020/2021

We want you!

01.07.2020 – Dear students, applications for seminars in the winter semester are coming up! You can find all information regarding the seminars of the Professorship of Higher Education on our teaching website.
We are looking forward to your applications!


Call for abstracts for the special issue on "Inclusive Universities in a Globalized World"

Social Inclusion: Call for Abstracts

30.06.2020 – Prof. Liudvika Leišytė and Prof. Rosemary Deem (Royal Holloway, UK) edit the special issue of the Social Inclusion journal on "Inclusive Universities in a Globalized World". Theoretical, methodological, and empirical contributions from different countries addressing different types of diversity in higher education are welcome. Social Inclusion is an open access journal and the special issue will be published in August/September 2021.


Invitation to the online guest talk by Prof. Stefan Kuhlmann (University of Twente)

Prof. Stefan Kuhlmann

08.06.2020 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Prof. Dr. Stefan Kuhlmann (University of Twente, The Netherlands) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, Prof. Kuhlmann will give a talk titled "Science diplomacy in the making".
Time and place: June 24, 2020 / 16:00-17:30 h / Online via video conference


Prof. Liudvika Leišytė is a member of the doctoral committee at the University of Bath, UK

University of Bath

02.06.2020 – Prof. Leišytė is an external examiner and member of the doctoral committee of Fahdia Khalid at the University of Bath higher education management DBA programme on June 10, 2020. The thesis examines university knowledge exchange as a professional development for academics, titled "University Industry Knowledge Exchange and Academics' Professional Development".


Invitation to the online guest talk by Prof. Heather Eggins (Staffordshire University, UK)

Prof. Heather Eggins

05.05.2020 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Prof. Heather Eggins (Staffordshire University, UK) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, Prof. Eggins will give a talk titled "Strategic decision making in uncertain times: A UK study of higher education institutions".
Time and place: May 27, 2020 / 16:00-17:30 h / Online (with Webex)


New article by Dr. Mehwish Waheed and Prof. Liudvika Leišytė on Scandinavian students' views on using digital learning environments

New article at EasyChair

22.04.2020 – Especially in these times, learning in a digital environment is one of the most acute topics in higher education research. In their article based on the presentation at the LINC conference at MIT, Mehwish Waheed and Liudvika Leišytė show the importance of interaction quality for students' learning experience in digital learning environment. Their survey of the Scandinavian students in business administration has shown the importance of the quality of interaction between students and teachers in the platform-based and sociability based settings to achieve the desired learning outcomes.
Read more in: Waheed, M. & Leisyte, L. (2020). Scandinavian students’ perspective on learning from digital learning environment: The potential role of interactive quality. In C. Urrea (Ed.), Proceedings of the MIT LINC 2019 Conference (pp. 262-268). EPiC series in education science, Vol. 3. EasyChair.


New publication by Benjamin Schiller and Prof. Liudvika Leišytė on Study Program Innovation in the Triple Helix Context

New article in Triple Helix

22.04.2020 – How do Triple Helix linkages foster study program innovation at a German university of applied sciences at the micro-level? And how does the entrepreneurial university shape support structures and processes to foster this innovation at the meso-level?
Benjamin Schiller and Liudvika Leišytė answer these questions by drawing on Triple Helix literature analysing cooperative study programs in the field of business administration and nursing at a German university of applied sciences.
Read more in: Schiller, B. & Leisyte, L. (2020). Study program innovation in the Triple Helix context: The case of cooperative study programs at a German university of applied science. Triple Helix. Advanced online publication.


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