Academic Case Studies

Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellow at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development

Dr Victoria Southgate has worked at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development at Birkbeck (part of the University of London) since 2004, where she was initially appointed as a post-doctoral research fellow. In 2009 she become a...

Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Chester

Dr Wendy Dossett works at the University of Chester, combining a busy role as a lecturer to undergraduate and postgraduate students with a fascinating research programme. She is part of a small team within the Centre for Faiths and...

Research Studentship

Jonathan Djietror has been in Japan for several years in a research position. His insider-knowledge of the Japanese higher-education system, and detailed understanding of life in the Far East will be invaluable to anyone considering a...

PhD Student at the University of Cambridge

Rev Dave Bookless works for the environmental charity A Rocha International as their Advisor for Theology and Churches. Almost thirty years after his first degree in Modern History, he has now returned to Jesus College at the University...

Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering

We trace the career path of Dr Alastair Campbell Ritchie, a lecturer in biomedical engineering at the University of Nottingham. Dr Ritchie was previously a lecturer at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University. Having lived and worked...

Career-change PhD Studentship at the University of East Anglia

Dr. Gareth Jones enjoyed a successful career in the IT industry which spanned thirty years. He started as a systems engineer at IBM following a first degree in English Literature, and finished as Group Services Director for Aviva. At the...

Lecturer in French and Comparative Studies at the University of London in Paris

Dr Louise Lyle has been working in Paris for the last three years, in a small higher education institution that is part of the University of London. She is Lecturer in French and Comparative Studies and Associate Programme Director for...

Professor and Associate Dean (Administration) Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Professor Adele Ladkin has just returned from two years in Hong Kong, where she worked as Professor and Associate Dean (Administration) in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU)....

Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Milan, Italy

David Moss was Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Milan for eight years until 2010. The University of Milan has 65,000 students and is very highly rated for research both within Italy and Europe.

Assistant Professor of Management at the New York Institute of Technology in Bahrain

Dr Amr Swid has been working at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) since 2004, when he joined as instructor and has since been promoted to Assistant Professor of Management and Department Assessment Director.

English Lecturer at the University of Qatar

David Bartsch originally comes from America, but he is now working in Qatar, which is situated in the Persian Gulf area of the Middle East, with Saudi Arabia to the south.

Aston University Professor visiting the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi

Professor Andreas Hornung is Professor of Chemical Engineering and Head of the European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University. Professor Hornung also works closely with the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi,...

Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology – Roja Muthiah Research Library in Chennai, India

Dr Stephen P Hughes works as a Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He has just returned from fifteen months working in India, conducting...

Assistant Professor at Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester, New York, USA

Originally from Croatia, Dr Josko Brakus worked in upstate New York until 2008, as Assistant Professor at the prestigious Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester. He recently talked to us about his interesting...

Senior Lecturer in the Environment at the University of Brighton

Dr James Ebdon’s role as senior lecturer at the University of Brighton combines an interesting mix of teaching, research, international workshop facilitation, and conference presentations. Whilst at school James had little interest in a...

Lecturer in International Energy and Resources Law, UCL SERAus

Kim Talus is a Lecturer in International Energy and Resources at the University College London School of Energy and Resources in Adelaide, Australia (UCL SERAus). He recently moved to Australia from the Institute of International...

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of the Witswatersrand, South Africa

Professor Tawana Kupe works at the University of the Witswatersrand in Johannesburg in South Africa as the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities. His background is in media studies, and Professor Kupe is a frequent guest on South African TV...

PhD Student in Molecular Neuroscience at Muenster University in Germany

Shweta Gaikwad is undertaking a PhD in Molecular Neuroscience at the University of Muenster in Germany with Professor Markus Missler. She moved to Germany in 2009, having achieved a distinction in her MRes degree in Neuroscience at...

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Ayo Wahlberg is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Copenhagen in the Department of Anthropology. Prior to moving to Denmark Ayo worked for six years at the London School of Economics and Political Science and University...

Tourism Lecturer/Coordinator of Post Graduate Studies for the Institute for Tourism Studies in China

Dr Julie Whitfield is currently Lecturer in Events Management in the School of Services Management at Bournemouth University. She previously worked as a Tourism Lecturer and Coordinator of Post Graduate Studies at the Institute for...

Connect with us