Membership of the Research Centre for Learning and Teaching


Full descriptions, and criteria of membership, are outlined below:

1. Members of CfLaT

a) Membership of the Research Centre is predicated on shared ideas and understandings of learning and teaching and the strategic goal of knowledge creation and translation.
b) Membership of the Research Centre requires engagement on funded and/or unfunded research as an ongoing cycle of planning and reflection in which the individual’s research interests align with those of the Centre.
c) Such engagement includes a substantive contribution to funded research in the Research Centre. Such contributions should include collaborative work on data collection, analysis, writing and dissemination.
d) Members who do have funding – for either research, consultancy, or third-strand – should locate that funding within Centre accounts.
e) Members should generate at least one publication output per year.
f) Membership implies a commitment to, and attendance at, Research Centre Away Days, research seminars (within ECLS), the Guidance Group, research teas, the Bid Writing Group and the Paper Writing Group..
g) Members will present themselves externally as members of CfLaT, and will act on behalf of the Research Centre locally, nationally and internationally in terms of dissemination and active promotion.
h) Members must complete a Research Plan each year, and membership will be reviewed annually.


2. Associates of CfLaT

a) Associates of the Research Centre are expected to be aligned to (or working towards) the shared ideas and understandings of learning and teaching and the strategic goal of knowledge creation and translation.
b) Associates are part of the identity of the Research Centre, will contribute to the Centre as a learning community, and also dissemination.
c) Associates are also expected to be involved in, and engaged with, planning and development of projects and ideas.
d) This commitment is additionally shown in the intention of Associates to locate funding - for either research, consultancy, or third-strand – in the Research Centre.
e) Associate members will ideally complete a Research Plan each year, and membership will be reviewed annually.


3. Partners of CfLaT

a) Partnership organisations and individuals within them linked with the Research Centre are expected to be aligned to (or working towards) the shared ideas and understandings of learning and teaching and the strategic goal of knowledge creation and translation.
b) Partners are part of the identity of the Research Centre, will contribute to the Centre as a learning community, and also dissemination, particularly in the wider community. Collaboration can include contributing to projects, publications, seminars or symposia.
c) Partners of the Research Centre include Emeritus staff, retired Centre staff and visiting fellows.
d) Partners (or individuals representing partnership organisations) membership will be reviewed annually.