19/12/2014 Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is celebrating after learning that research undertaken by its staff and students has been judged to be ‘world-leading’. Results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), a system used to independently assess the quality of research undertaken in all UK higher education institutions (HEIs), have been published today (Thursday).
Archives for 2014
12/12/2013 Our first Annual Secondary NQT Conference will take place from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm on 5th February 2014. Our focus this year will be Early Professional Development. The conference is FREE to all BG NQTs. This will be a fantastic opportunity to reflect with your fellow students, university staff and guest speakers on
08/12/2014 A detailed history of an area of Lincoln has just been published with contributions from 4 members of BGU staff. This is volume 10 of the Survey of Lincoln series: ‘Birchwood, Hartsholme and Swanpool: Lincoln’s Outer South-Western Suburbs’. This includes chapters by Dr Claire Hubbard-Hall (Skellingthorpe Aerodrome and hutments); Dr Hazel Kent (Hartsholme Country Park);
05/12/2014 Dr Anne Craven has been appointed as the new Registrar and Secretary at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. Dr Craven comes to BGU from the University of Northampton, where she has been working as Head of Quality and Academic Partnerships and Deputy Director (Quality) in Student and Academic Services. Previously she was Director
04/12/2014 From Buckingham Palace to the Walsall Leather Museum, and from Gainsborough Old Hall to Windsor Castle, heritage sites in the UK and Ireland will receive recognition for their education work on Friday (5th December). Forty-two museums, parks, zoos, houses and archives will receive a prestigious Sandford Award at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.
02/12/2014 A £406,500 grant will help Bishop Grosseteste University to improve the educational impact of museums and heritage sites across the East Midlands. The grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund will contribute to the The Sandford Learning Cascade Project, a four-year scheme which will encourage up to 14 Sandford Award winning sites in the region
01/12/2014 An academic at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has been elected Vice-Chair of the International Association for Children’s Spirituality (IACS). Dr Kate Adams, Reader in Education at BGU, has been researching and publishing on the topic for 15 years. The IACS promotes research and practice in children’s spirituality and has members in 16 countries.Ofsted
28/11/2013 Fifty UK heritage sites were recognised for excellence in heritage education on Wednesday (20th November) when they received a prestigious Sandford Award. Best-selling author and historian Alison Weir presented the awards at a ceremony which was held at The National Gallery in London. The awards are jointly managed by Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln
18/11/2014 The Vice Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University, the Reverend Professor Peter Neil, has joined the College of Canons at Lincoln Cathedral. When he was installed as Prebendary for Dunholme at an Evensong service held on St Hugh’s Day yesterday (Monday 17th November) Canon Neil became the first head of the university to be made
05/11/2014 Eight Lincoln brothers joined up to fight for king and country in the Great War – but only three returned. The story of the Beechey family of Avondale Street in Lincoln will be told next week by author Michael Walsh, whose book ‘Brothers in War’ (2006) tells the tragic story of Barnard, Charles, Frank,