The UCD Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) is an interdisciplinary research centre in the field of tertiary and higher education.

Leading and responding to change: Connecting Research, Policy & Practice

Welcome

The UCD Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) is an interdisciplinary research centre in the field of tertiary and higher education. Researchers at the UCD-CSHE work on three broad areas of research: tertiary and higher education policy; equality, diversity and inclusion; teaching, learning and the student experience. Through theory driven and applied research which leads and responds to change in the sector, the focus of the Centre is on social responsibility, public service and values in tertiary and higher education.

Our Aims

To undertake internationally recognised research that strengthens the connections between research, policy and practice.

To provide a robust evidence base that generates new knowledge and developments in practice.

Our Activities

  • Research and evaluation
  • Publications for a wide range of audiences (academic, policy and practitioner)
  • Workshops, Seminars and Conferences
  • Consultancy and Strategic advice
  • Relationship building with similar research centres in peer and partner universities around the world

Latest News and Events

Seminar

Diverse learning environments: creating a campus climate for student success

Trip to India

Programme Initiatives Leadership in Education (PINNACLE) Research Project team working with Teachers in New Delhi, October 2019

Trip to India

Fifth Irish Studies Lecture by Professor Deirdre Raftery and Professor Marie Clarke hosted by Jawaharlal Nehru University

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