Dr Louise MacKenzie, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology (School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire). From postdoc to Senior Lecturer “Every time I would get to the last few months of my contract I would think ‘Oh no, what am I going to do next?’ “ I had…>
Academic Case Studies
Dr Mark J Crowley is an Associate Professor of History and holds the distinguished Hubei Provincial ‘Chu Tian’ Research fellowship for the period 2014-2018 at the School of History, Wuhan University,
Professor Zuoqin Wang, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China Professor Zuoqin Wang is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, China. Originally educated at this university, Zuoqin returned to China and USTC in 2013. He was recruited…>
Shaune Peebles is a Canadian English teacher (and world traveller), with over 10 years’ experience across Asia and Europe. Shaune discovered his teaching vocation in Guangzhou, where he worked for more than two years at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS) and at the Wall Street Institute (among others), before moving to Italy with his wife in 2009.
Shaobing giving a talk during student reunion on campus Dr. Shaobing Peng has been Professor of Crop Physiology at Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei Province in Central China since 2011. Dr. Peng is originally from China and is a former student of this university, having studied Agronomy to degree…>
Theron Muller is Associate Professor at the University of Toyama, Japan. He is also part of the Open Distance Learning staff on the University of Birmingham MA in TEFL/TESL and Applied Linguistics programs.
Iuni Trist is in the latter stages of her PhD in medicinal chemistry at Cardiff University. Iuni’s route to a PhD began in Italy and her reflections may help those reading this who may be considering coming to the UK to undertake their research. Iuni Trist, PhD Candidate in Medicinal…>
Giulia Falato is a Chinese language teacher and PhD student at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. She first visited China in 2004 as an exchange student in Shanghai where foreign students were uncommon and scholarships even rarer. Her past experience includes, but is not limited to: a three-month internship…>
Francesca de Lucia is a Swiss and Italian double national. She grew up in Naples, Italy and holds a PhD in American literature from the University of Oxford, UK.
Jiang Li works as an Associate Professor of English at Shandong University, China since 2004. She completed her doctoral research at Berne University, Switzerland in March, 2014.