IAFOR is delighted to announce that the University of Sussex, UK, has joined the IAFOR Global Partnership Programme. The University of Sussex is a globally recognised centre of research excellence located near Brighton, the home of IAFOR’s European Conference Series, in the south of England.
The University of Sussex was the first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in 1961. With over 14,000 students, of which more than a third are postgraduates, the University of Sussex produces research that tackles major world issues, with leading areas of expertise such as climate change and development studies. The University attracts staff and students to its campus from over 120 different countries across the world.
Professor Michael Davies, University of Sussex Pro Vice Chancellor for Research, comments: “The University of Sussex welcomes the establishment of this strategic partnership with IAFOR and looks forward with great enthusiasm to future co-operation in events that are a celebration of international, intercultural and interdisciplinary study. In particular we look forward to opportunities for our staff and students to contribute to programme development of conferences, to showcase their research through conference presentations and also to publish outputs of their research through IAFOR publications. We especially welcome this opportunity to work with IAFOR in relation to its range of interdisciplinary international conferences held here on our doorstep in this vibrant city of Brighton every summer.”
Professor Brian Hudson of the University of Sussex Department of Education will represent the University in the partnership with IAFOR. Professor Hudson is a member of the Organising Committee for the The European Conference on Education 2017, which will take place in Brighton, UK, from June 29 to July 2. He held the role of Conference Co-Chair at the same event in 2016, addressing delegates on the conference theme of “Education and Social Justice: Democratising Education”.
We look forward to working with the University of Sussex on our events in Brighton, as well as other projects.