Robert George BURGESS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-04-23
Education Bede Coll Durham (Teachers' Cert), Univ of Durham (BA), Univ of Warwick (PhD)
Books & Publications Experiencing Comprehensive Education (1983), In the Field (1984), Education, Schools and Schooling (1985), Sociology, Education and Schools (1986), Implementing In-Service Education (jtly, 1993), Research Methods (1993), Reflections of the University of Leicester (jtly, 2010); also ed of 20 books on methodology and education
Recreations walking, music, art, sculpture and some gardening
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Sir Robert Burgess, DL
Career Univ of Warwick: lectr 1974-84, sr lectr 1984-88, dept chair 1985-88, dir Centre for Educnl Devpt Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) 1987-99, prof of sociology 1988-99, chm Faculty of Social Sciences 1988-91, fndr chm Grad Sch 1991-95, sr pro-vice-chllr 1995-99; vice-chllr Univ of Leicester 1999-2014; ESRC: memb Research Resources Bd 1991-96, memb Cncl 1996-2000, chm Postgrad Trg Bd 1997-2000 (memb 1989-93, vice-chm 1996-97); fndr chm UK Cncl for Grad Educn 1993-99; pres: Br Sociological Assoc 1989-91, Assoc for the Teaching of the Soc Sciences 1991-99, SRHE 2013-; chair: HEFCE Quality Assessment Ctee 2001-03, E Midlands Univs Assoc 2001-04, ESRC Funding Cncls Teaching and Learning Research Prog 2003-09, UUK/Guild HE Measuring and Recording Student Achievement (on credit and honours degree classification - the Burgess Gp) 2003-, Research Information Network 2004-11, UCAS 2005-11 (memb Bd 2001-11), HE Acad Bd 2007-14 (memb Bd 2003-14); memb: HEFCE review of postgrad educn 1995-96, CVCP review of clinical academic careers 1996-97, HEFCE Research Libraries Strategy Gp 2001-02, Jt Equality Steering Gp 2001-03, Br Library Bd 2003-10, Ctee HEFCE Quality Assurance Learning and Teaching 2003-07, Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Implementation Gp on Postgrad Educn; chair Nat Centre for Social Research 2012-; Hon DLitt Staffordshire Univ 1998, Hon DUniv Northampton 2007, Hon EdD De Montfort Univ 2013; memb BERA; FAcSS 2000
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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