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Higher Education Outreach: Examining Key Challenges for Academics

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Higher Education Outreach : Examining Key Challenges for Academics. / Johnson, Matthew; Danvers, Emily; Hinton-Smith, Tamsin; Atkinson, Kate; Bowden, Gareth; Foster, John; Garner, Kristina; Garrud, Paul; Greaves, Sarah; Harris, Patricia; Hejmadi, Momna; Hill, David; Hughes, Gwen; Jackson, Louise; O’Sullivan, Angela; ÓTuama, Séamus; Perez Brown, Pilar; Philipson, Pete; Ravenscroft, Simon; Rhys, Mirain; Ritchie, Tom; Talbot, Jon; Walker, David; Watson, Jon; Williams, Myfanwy; Williams, Sharon.

In: British Journal of Educational Studies, 04.02.2019.

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Johnson, M, Danvers, E, Hinton-Smith, T, Atkinson, K, Bowden, G, Foster, J, Garner, K, Garrud, P, Greaves, S, Harris, P, Hejmadi, M, Hill, D, Hughes, G, Jackson, L, O’Sullivan, A, ÓTuama, S, Perez Brown, P, Philipson, P, Ravenscroft, S, Rhys, M, Ritchie, T, Talbot, J, Walker, D, Watson, J, Williams, M & Williams, S 2019, 'Higher Education Outreach: Examining Key Challenges for Academics' British Journal of Educational Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2019.1572101

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Johnson, M., Danvers, E., Hinton-Smith, T., Atkinson, K., Bowden, G., Foster, J., ... Williams, S. (2019). Higher Education Outreach: Examining Key Challenges for Academics. British Journal of Educational Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2019.1572101

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Johnson M, Danvers E, Hinton-Smith T, Atkinson K, Bowden G, Foster J et al. Higher Education Outreach: Examining Key Challenges for Academics. British Journal of Educational Studies. 2019 Feb 4. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2019.1572101

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Johnson, Matthew ; Danvers, Emily ; Hinton-Smith, Tamsin ; Atkinson, Kate ; Bowden, Gareth ; Foster, John ; Garner, Kristina ; Garrud, Paul ; Greaves, Sarah ; Harris, Patricia ; Hejmadi, Momna ; Hill, David ; Hughes, Gwen ; Jackson, Louise ; O’Sullivan, Angela ; ÓTuama, Séamus ; Perez Brown, Pilar ; Philipson, Pete ; Ravenscroft, Simon ; Rhys, Mirain ; Ritchie, Tom ; Talbot, Jon ; Walker, David ; Watson, Jon ; Williams, Myfanwy ; Williams, Sharon. / Higher Education Outreach : Examining Key Challenges for Academics. In: British Journal of Educational Studies. 2019.

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