The Research Group on Higher Education Learning and Practice at Stockholm University engages in theoretical and empirical research on different aspects of higher education. Key research topics include students’ and teachers’ learning and teaching processes in different higher education settings, but also conditions for academic development, with a particular focus on the complex relationship between educational leadership, the organization of teaching and its implication for student learning in higher education. The group runs the Swedish Higher Education Research Network (SHERN) which hosts the SHERN seminar that offers researchers within the field of higher education regular opportunities to present and discuss ongoing research work within the field.

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Researchers 

Max Scheja, Professor (scientific leader) 
Klara Bolander Laksov, Professor (scientific leader) 
Stefan Ekecrantz, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor
Meeri Hellsten, Professor
Elias Schwieler, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor
Lena Geijer, Senior Lecturer, PhD
Susanne Kreitz-Sandberg, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor
Gustav Lymer, Senior Lecturer, PhD
Cormac McGrath, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professon
Jonas von Reybekiel Trostek, Senior Lecturer, PhD
Eva Svärdemo-Åberg, Senior Lecturer, PhD
Maria Weurlander, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor
Maria Öhrnstedt, Senior Lecturer, PhD

Post doc 

Khayala Ismayilova

PhD-students

Reed Curtis
Tanya O’Reilly

A more extensive presentation on the Swedish web page click here