Registration is now open for the Royal Irish Academy Social Sciences committee event on Monday 10 June 2013 at 1pm. The event entitled ‘Values in University Education: from Academic Freedom to Impact and Open Innovation’ will explore shifting principles, aims and values in higher education, such as academic freedom, impact, peer review and open innovation, against the backdrop of current economic challenges.
Places are free of charge but should be booked here.
Throughout this half day event, speakers will consider the effective ‘re-visioning’ of education and the values -open and hidden- at play and contributions will include a look at higher education in Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe.
Speakers will include: Lord David Puttnam*, of Queensgate, Digital Champion for Ireland (*by Video Conference), Dr Thomas Estermann, European University Association, Professor Sally Wheeler, Head of School, Law, Queens University Belfast, Professor Paul McCutcheon, Vice President Academic & Registrar, University Limerick & Mr Kingsley Aikins, Diaspora Matters.