HEIR Network

Higher Education Institutional Research Network


If you would like to host a conference or seminar on behalf of HEIR, please contact us.

HEIR 2019 Registration is NOW OPEN

2019 HEIR Network Annual Conference – University of Wolverhampton
Measuring Excellence in Higher Education: Approaches and their Impact
11th-13th September 2019
Find out more

Past events


2018 The Changing Landscape of Higher Education – Challenges and Opportunities for Institutional ResearchRoyal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) (Dublin, Ireland)

2017 Breaking the mould: creating an evidence based enhancement culture; Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen 13-14 September 2017

Metrics that Matter: future directions for qualitative and quantitative institutional researchLiverpool John Moores University, 7-8 September 2016

The Stories We Tell: Using institutional research to enhance policy, practice and engagement University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, 10-11 September 2015

From Research to Action; Oxford Brookes University, 8-9 September 2014

Productive Partnerships: Engaging stakeholders in IR; Birmingham City University; 10-12 July 2013

Unlocking Institutional Research: information and knowledge for enhanced institutional effectivenessUniversity of Liverpool; 12-13 July 2012

Scanning the horizons: Institutional Research in a borderless worldKingston University; 16-17 June 2011

Institutional Research: Informing Institutional Enhancement, Practice and Strategy; Dublin City University; 29-30 June 2010

Building a Community for Institutional Research in the UK and Ireland; Sheffield Hallam University; 8-9 July 2009

Exploring the Hinterlands: Mapping an Agenda for Institutional Research in the UK; Southampton Solent University; 25-26 June 2008


Evidence for institutional policy and practice: why, what, how?; Glasgow Caledonian University; 23 November 2010

Appreciative Enquiry and Institutional Research; University of Worchester; 22 October 2009

Engaging with the student experience through Institutional Research; Kingston University; 26 February 2009