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Xin Xu

Ordinary Fellow

Departmental Lecturer in Higher/Tertiary Education

Department of Education

Xin Xu (许心) is a Departmental Lecturer in Higher/Tertiary Education at the Department of Education. Xin teaches on the MSc in Education (Higher Education) programme and supervises DPhil and MSc dissertations. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Xin’s research concentrates on higher/tertiary education and research. She is co-editor of Handbook of Meta-Research (with Alis Oancea, Gemma Derrick, Nuzha Nuseibeh; Edward Elgar, 2024) and Changing Higher Education in East Asia (with Simon Marginson; Bloomsbury, 2022). Xin’s research has been funded by internal and external funders like the ESRC, SRHE, and BAICE.

Xin completed her DPhil in Education at the University of Oxford. Prior to this, she completed an MA in Higher Education at Peking University and a BA in English Language and Literature at Tsinghua University.