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Heslington Hall - University of York

Karen Clegg

Head of Research Excellence Training

Karen provides strategic direction for the Research Excellence Training (RET) provision at the University of York. Working to support the University’s Research Strategy RET co-ordinate and deliver training for doctoral students, early career researchers, doctoral supervisors and Principal Investigators and professional support staff aligned to research.


Responsibilities include:



Karen has a PhD in Education, has published widely on Assessment, is a trained coach and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. A second edition of 'Innovative Assessment in Higher Education: a handbook for academic practitioners ' is released May 2019.

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