PSA Annual Departmental Leadership Conference 2018

PSA Annual Departmental Leadership Conference 2018

Wednesday 19th September 2018, Institute for Government

Previously known as the Heads of Department Conference, this key PSA event is an opportunity for senior managers in Politics Departments to convene and discuss issues which impact upon the discipline as well as across the social sciences. View the programme and topics for discussion included: Understanding Mental Health in Academia and the Research Environment; Research Funding and Positioning the Discipline; and Developing Leadership Skills and Building Capacity. 

Conference Presentations

Catherine A . Lichten, Senior Analyst, RAND Europe: Understanding Mental Health in the Research Environment

Further details regarding the RAND Study, 'Understanding Mental Health in the Research Environment: A Rapid Evidence Assessment' are available here

Professor Jennifer Rubin, Executive Chair, ESRC: Research Funding and Positioning the Discipline - Update on ESRC/UKRI

Professor Matthew Flinders, ESRC Council: Developing Leadership Skills and Building Capacity

Joint Session with BISA and the REF Sub-panel on Politics and International Studies

In partnership with BISA, the PSA was delighted that the Politics and International Studies REF Sub-panel, chaired by Professor Charlie Jeffery, held a REF briefing session in the afternoon. A briefing overview is available here

*Video clips of all of the above presentations are available to view via the external links menu on the right-hand side* 

Conference Venue: Institute for Government, 2 Carlton Gardens, London SW1Y 5AA