Asia Expertise Guide

 

Education

  • Dr Odette Paramor

    Involved with several European projects supporting EU-China cooperation in research and innovation ('DragonSTAR', 'DragonSTAR Plus', 'ENRICH in China' and 'URBAN-EU-CHINA'), and have supported the development of EU-China R&I calls in the areas of sustainable urbanisation and food, agriculture and biotechnology. Current research interests are in marine biology and assessing the impacts of human activities on marine systems.
    +86 574 8818 8998
    Education Environment Geography International Relations Science EU China innovation sustainable urbanisation food agriculture biotechnology marine biology marine systems
  • Dr Gabriele Neher

    Northern Italian Renaissance painting, especially in Venice, Brescia, Moretto and Romanino. The Italian courts in the Renaissance. Renaissance women. Altar pieces 1500-1600. Caravaggio. Tudor and Elizabethan courts; prodigy houses, especially Hardwick, Wollaton and Burghley. Also Thoresby Hall and Estate. The use of social media for teaching and peer mentoring.
    + 44 (0)115 9513184, +44 (0)115 942 1507
    Architecture and Built Environment Arts and Culture Education Gender Technology Art Italy renaissance painting Venice Brescia Moretto Romanino women Altar pieces Caravaggio Tudor Elizabethan Hardwick Hall wollaton hall Burghley Thoresby Estate social media Mentoring Peer mentoring
  • Professor Qing Gu

    The work and lives of teachers in Chinese schools, especially in remote, rural areas.
    0115 951 4538
    Education China education rural teaching schools remote areas
  • Dr Margaret Gillon Dowens

    Psycho/neurolinguistics, bi/multilingualism and the effects of ageing on language, using both behavioural and online techniques (EEG/ERPs). Direct the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory at UNNC. Among current projects are studies with children, adults and older adults looking at morphosyntax and visual word and character processing in Chinese, English and Spanish.
    +86 574 8818 0515
  • Dr Sarah Dauncey

    Chinese culture and history, from late imperial period onwards in particular; Chinese clothing and fashion; gender relations; disability, identity and rights in China; Chinese film, literature, documentary and life writing.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5954 , +44 (0) 7920 621 018
    Arts and Culture China Education Gender History Sociology World Chinese China Culture history imperial china clothing Fashion Gender disbility Identity rights in china film Literature IAPS identity politics disability and welfare Gender and Sexuality pre-modern and modern Chinese society and culture Chinese film literature and life writing; late-imperial women's culture and fashion teaching Chinese as a foreign language distance learning Hong Kong Taiwan
  • Professor Michèle Clarke

    The environment, climate and ecology of the Asia-Pacific region for the last 30 years, including the complexity of their interactions with society, heritage and cultures. Recent themes have included agriculture and rural development; cultural and built heritage; low carbon and clean energy; rapid urbanisation and sustainable cities; and the energy-water-food nexus.
    0115 951 5446
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Cultures Education Energy Engineering Environment Gender History Migration Science Veterinary climate society sustainable development energy ecosystems Cities Water agriculture heritage Asia
  • Dr Bagus Muljadi

    Director of the newly-established Indonesia Doctoral Training Partnership (IDTP). IDTP provides a platform for research and knowledge exchange with the Indonesian government, higher education institutions, and industries. IDTP was established in partnership with the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia (RISTEKDIKTI). Recent research focuses on includes publications on rarefied quantum gas dynamics, multiscale method developments, direct pore-scale simulations and reactive transport modelling.
    +447475834586
    Education Engineering Environment International Relations Science Engineering Environment Indonesia Doctoral Training Partnership transport modelling chemical engineering quantum gas
  • Professor Dave Towey

    I was born in England, carry Irish and British passports, and have lived in many different places around the world. I've lived in Asia since the 1990s, having worked in Japanese industry (in Computer Science); done a PhD in Hong Kong (in Computer Science); been a teacher and teacher trainer in Hong Kong; helped establish the first Mainland China--Hong Kong "Sino-foreign" higher education institution (2005-2013); and have been at UNNC since 2013.
  • Dr Lonán Ó Briain

    My research is largely focused on mainland Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam. In that region, I study cultural history, intangible cultural heritage, musical infrastructures and audio technologies, cultures of ethnic minority communities and the environment.
    Arts and Culture Communications Education Environment History Music musical cultures southeast asia ethnomusicology cultural anthropology media studies cultural heritage
  • Dr Ni Yang

    Active collaboration on food science, specialised in flavour research, such as coffee and tea, and current interest focus on chilli and its active ingredient capsaicin. I am collaborating with Chinese academics and companies at various levels.
    Education Engineering Environment Science Sustainable development goals food flavour chilli capsaicin agriculture
  • Dr Fui-Theng Leow

    Impact of digital media on information literacy and learning environments, as well as the development of creative media and networked-based pedagogy for education innovation and reform.
    +86 574 8818 8224
    Art Business and economy Communications Education Psychology multimedia instructional design pedagogy social media digital society
  • Dr Jie Yu

    Expert in Information Systems, especially e-commerce in China, big data analytics in E-healthcare and Fintech.
    +86 574 8818 8360
    Business and economy Education Health and Medicine China Singapore information systems e-commerce Big Data Analytics E-healthcare Fintech
  • Professor Chee Wei Phang

    Culture and information technology use and cultural influence on marketing strategies.
    Business and economy Cultures Education Culture information technology cultural influence marketing strategies China Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Michal Lemanski

    Responsible Leadership in Asia, Responsible Consumption in Asia, E-Waste in Asia
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Education Migration Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Arun Kumar

    My work explores the socio-economic history of modern India. I work on the history of Indian labour, modern education, and subaltern literary cultures.I work in the following areas: 1. History of Modern India 2. Colonialism and the British Empire 3. Labour Market and Labour Conditions 4. Education History 5. History of Capitalism and Inequality 6. Caste and Social History. I am willing to work in the field of labour, poverty and inequality, and education.
    0115 748 4098 or Press Office 0115 9515798
  • Professor Eugene Ch'ng

    I'm an expert in digital technologies, but in hardcore technical developments (hardware-software integration - VR, AR, MR, XR), applied to culture, and cultural heritage.
    Archaeology Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Education Science digital cultural heritage virtual reality augmented reality mixed reality
  • Dr Edward Bolt

    Molecular Biology in human cells. In Asia: Research collaborations, editorial board, expert reviewer for grant applications.
    0115 823 0194
    Education Science biosciences life sciences CRISPR molecular biology drug development cancer
  • Dr Sergio Camacho

    Dr Camacho is interested in the study of traditional music and performing arts practices in Asia in general, with a special focus on Chinese Orchestras as platforms for intercultural performance and their integration with Western orchestral practices, area to which he has contributed both via scholarly research and applied outputs, including several compositions, arrangements and orchestrations.
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Dr Jain's expertise lies in public policy and risk management of the psychological and social work environment, aimed at business and societal sustainability and promotion of wellbeing at work.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Politics Psychology Sociology Governance human rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Public Policy risk management psychological work environment social work environment business sustainability societal sustainability wellbeing at work wellbeing business in society labour law employment relationship business responsibility sustainable development working conditions decent work voluntary standards social dialogue corporate social responsibility future of work
  • Professor May-Tan Mullins

    My research interests are political ecology of rising China, environmental and energy justice, poverty alleviation and building resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable. One research strand is the rise of the smart eco city and a second strand of my work is to help communities alleviate poverty, particularly in a post-disaster context.
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    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Education Environment Gender History International Relations Politics Governance human rights Identity and Rights Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Chuma Owuamalam

    My research aims to understand how social identities and inequalities that exist in societies shape the outcomes of people from a variety of backgrounds (including race, gender, sexual orientation and so on). One guiding goal is to find evidence-based solutions to issues arising from social class divides that does not create more side effects than the problem itself.
    +6 (03) 8924 8721
    Cultures Education Gender Psychology Identity and Rights Social identities system justification hate crime Terrorism compassion stereotypes/social judgements prosocial behaviour
  • Dr Hazel Melanie Ramos

    My work is primarily on the management of employees in various business contexts focusing on the attitudes and organisational contexts that affect performance and behaviours at work. I research employee wellbeing, worklife conflicts and psychological ownership. One of my key areas of research is the management of employees in family businesses and SMEs in Asia.
    603-89248281
    Business and economy Education Gender Philosophy Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Filippo Gilardi

    Filippo Gilardi expertise is in Cultural and Creative Industries, Transmedia Storytelling, and Digital Literacy. His main research interests include Media convergence, Creative Industries, and Digital Business Models.
    0086 (1) 574 88188289
    Communications Cultures Education Digital platforms creative industries digital copyright business models Asia China Japan
  • Dr Lily Yu

    Translation Studies, feminist translation studies, history of feminist translation, translation of women's writing, translation of feminist writing, women's studies, women in/and translation, gender Studies, gender in/and translation, gender in language, queer in/and translation, memory and translation, interpreters for the Japanese army in the Second Sino-Japanese war, museum narratives, museum text translation, audio-visual translation, comparative literature.
    +86 574 8818 8569
  • Dr Ricky Jeffrey

    Chinese education system: - English language education at all levels. Extensive experience in teaching, managing, and teacher-training. - Higher education. One of the few non-Chinese to have managed a department at a major Chinese university (the English Language Center at Zhejiang University). - Transnational higher education. Experience with four transnational ventures in China, jointly run with UK or US partners.
    +86 135 6744 5204
  • Dr Georgios Kapogiannis

    Georgios is recognized as a world leading expert and researcher in Digital Innovation and Project Management in Architecture, Engineering and Construction sector. He held roles in Greece, United Kingdom, China and Middle East and United States of America. He is a BRE BIM Certified ISO19650 Trainer, a Certified Project Manager and currently is working as an Assistant Professor in Building Information Modelling (BIM) at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China and a V.Professor in Management Information Systems in the College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa, USA.. He is also an Associate Member of the Center for Structural Engineering and Informatics at The University of Nottingham UK campus. In addition, He is the Acting Deputy Director of the Geospatial and Hazard Research Group at the same university.
    +86 574 8818 8806
  • Professor Christopher Day

    School leadership. Staff development. School standards. School improvement. Teachers' lives.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4423
    Education education school leadership staff development standards improvement teachers
  • Professor Tony Bush

    Education in Asia: Leadership in schools in Malaysia (Ministry of Education; Research on the 'implementation gap' between policy and practice in Southeast Asia (HEAD Foundation); Inclusion in Asia (UNESCO 2015); British Council funded research on school management in China.
    0115 913 0417
    Education education leadership policy Malaysia Management China
  • Dr Chien Hwa Chong

    I am an innovation practitioner. I integrated innovation in teaching pedagogy and research projects. I worked on research related to drying of biomaterials, wastewater treatment process improvement, fluoride removal from wastewater and integrating phase change materials in concretes.
    0169320389
    Education Engineering Environment agriculture biosciences Water
  • Dr Vicente Reyes

    I engage in research and consultancy work in Asia. The theme that I explore revolves around reforms and governance as well as the political sociology of education in various contexts. A particular focus that I look at is the interface of technology, big data and education.
    +44 (0) 115 956 7201
    Education Politics Governance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Xuan Feng

    I have extensive research experience with local Chinese government, Chinese and international companies and healthcare sectors in China. My research areas include: Leadership Development, Talent Policy Research, HRM, Organisational Career Development. I have won multiple municipal research grants and municipal teaching and research awards/recognitions. I also teaches in executive education programmes and has delivered teaching sessions in International HRM, change management and work design.
  • Dr Luke Emeka Okafor

    Economic issues that relate to international trade, regional connectivity, digital transformation, tourism economics, development process, and industrial organization with a specific focus on how firms, industries, and countries respond to globalization and shocks. This includes investigating the interplay between digitalization, economic resilience, and performance as well as COVID-19 effects on firms, industries, and economies.
    +6 (03) 8725 3716
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Energy Environment Gender Migration Trade Corruption Governance human rights Identity and Rights Sustainable development goals
  • Professor Martin Lockett

    Over 40 years' experience in China - research has included Chinese management and culture, economic reform and development, international trade and investment, and innovation. He has worked on consulting and executive education in mainland China, Hong Kong/ Macau, Malaysia and Singapore.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8535
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Chinese management and culture economic reform and development international trade and investment innovation consulting Executive Education mainland China Hong Kong Macau Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Vengadeshvaran Sarma

    Development, impact evaluation, and policy research. Current research focuses on Entrepreneurs with disabilities, Social entrepreneurship, Anti-slavery practices in global supply chains, Charitable giving and donor behaviour, Sustainable development and land acquisition, Education reforms. The current geographic focus is primarily on Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Laos), and South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh).
    Business and economy Education Migration agriculture Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Dr Duncan Shaw

    AI in business, Internet of Things, data, big data
    +44 (0) 115 951 5151
    Business and economy Communications Education Energy Engineering Environment Trade AI internet of things big data business analytics customer service agriculture biosciences Governance pharmaceutical

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