Conference: Measuring the Public Value of Arts and Humanities Research

From theoretical challenges and practical problems towards a policy, public and university consensus


Venue:   DIT, Camden Row
Dates:    25 – 26 October 2012

On the 25th & 26th October, 2012 DIT will host an international conference entitled ‘Measuring the Public Value of Arts and Humanities Research.’  Building on the findings from a thirty-month European research project, the conference aims to provide an intellectual space to discuss the value of research in the arts and humanities.

The conference will showcase collaborative research between Dublin Institute of Technology's Higher Education Policy Research Unit, the University of Twente's Center for Higher Education Policy Studies, and the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education.

Speakers include Dr. Dave O'Brien (City University London); Dr. Eucharia Meehan (Irish Research Council and Higher Education Authority); Laura Lugg (Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK); and Prof. Dominic Scott (University of Virginia and Cambridge). The keynote speaker will be Dr. Jordi Molas Gallert, Professor at the Spanish Council for Scientific Research.

This event will be of interest to policy-makers, researchers, university leaders and the users of humanities research.  The conference is free to attend and open to the public but registration with is required.

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