Prof. Macfarlane , Bruce
Professor of Higher Education and Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching)
The HKU Scholars Hub
Higher education; Professional ethics; Leadership and management
- Specialist in academic ethics and leadership
- 4 single authored scholarly books with Routledge (Intellectual Leadership in Higher Education; Researching with Integrity, The Academic Citizen; Teaching with Integrity)
- Fellow, Society for Research into Higher Education
- Special Issues Editor, Higher Education Research and Development
- Visiting Professor, Centre for Equality and Equity Research, University of Sussex, UK
- Keynote speaker and higher education consultant in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Ireland, Germany and the UK
Refereed journal articles (Since 2006):
Dualisms in higher education: a critique of their influence and effect, in review
The Surveillance of Learning: a critical analysis of university attendance policies, Higher Education Quarterly, forthcoming
The last judgement: exploring intellectual leadership in higher education through academic obituaries, Studies in Higher Education, 2012, in ifirst (with Chan, R.)
Academic integrity: a literature review, Studies in Higher Education, 2012, in ifirst (with Zhang, J. & Pun, A.)
Whisper it softly, professors can be academic developers too, International Journal of Academic Development, 2012, 17:2, pp 181-183
The higher education research archipelago, Higher Education Research and Development, 2012, 31:1, pp 129-131
Re-framing student academic freedom: a capability perspective, Higher Education, 2012, 63:6, pp 719-732
Prizes, pedagogic research and teaching professors: lowering the status of teaching and learning through bifurcation, Teaching in Higher Education, 2011, 16:1, pp. 127-130.
The morphing of academic practice: unbundling and the para-academic, Higher Education Quarterly, 2011, 65:1, pp 59-73.
Professors as intellectual leaders: formation, identity and role, Studies in Higher Education, 2011, 36:1, pp 57-73.
The reflection game: enacting the penitent self (with Gourlay, L.), Teaching in Higher Education, 2009, 14:4, pp. 455-459.
Turning Teachers into Academics?: Locating educational development in a graduate school (with Hughes, G.), Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2009, 46:1, pp 5-14.
Research ethics in Japanese higher education: faculty attitudes and cultural mediation (with Saitoh, Y.), Journal of Academic Ethics, 2008, 6:3, pp. 181-195, DOI: 10.1007/s10805-008-9065-9.
Communism, Universalism and Disinterestedness: Re- examining contemporary support among academics for Merton’s scientific norms (with Cheng, M.), Journal of Academic Ethics, 2008, 6:1, pp. 67-78.
Scoping the duals: the structural challenges of combining further and higher education in post-compulsory institutions (with Garrod, N.) Higher Education Quarterly, 2007, 61:4, pp.578-596.
Defining and rewarding academic citizenship: the implications for university promotions policy, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 29:3, 2007, pp. 291-303.
Talking among ourselves? A personal journey across the silos of educational research, Research and Development in Higher Education, 29, 2006, pp. 216-221.
Refereed journal articles (1998 - 2005):
The Disengaged Academic: The retreat from citizenship, Higher Education Quarterly, 59:4, 2005, pp 296-312.
A ‘special’ context?: Identifying the professional values associated with teaching in higher education (with Ottewill, R.), International Journal of Ethics, 4:1, 2005, pp 89-100.
The good, the bad and the ugly: Learning the lessons from subject review in business and management (with Ottewill, R.), The International Journal of Management Education, 4:3, 2005, pp 3-9.
Business ethics in the curriculum: assessing the evidence from subject review (with Ottewill, R.), Journal of Business Ethics, 54:4, 2004, pp.339-347.
Quality and the Scholarship of Teaching: Learning from subject review (with Ottewill, R.), Quality in Higher Education, 10:3, 2004, pp. 231-241.
The ethics of teaching business ethics: a reflective dialogue (with Desjardins, J. and Lowry, D.), Journal of Business Ethics Education, 1:1, 2004, pp. 45-55.
Assessing the pedagogic challenges faced by business and management educators in UK higher education (with Ottewill, R.), International Journal of Management Education, 3:3, 2003, pp. 33-41.
Redefining the Scholarship of Business Ethics (with Spence, L.J.) Journal of Business Ethics, 48:1, 2003, pp 3-7.
Tales from the front-line: examining the potential of critical incident vignettes,Teaching Business Ethics, 7:1, 2003, pp. 55-67.
Dealing with Dave’s dilemma’s: exploring the ethics of pedagogic practice,Teaching in Higher Education, 7:2, 2002, pp.167-178.
Sharing best practice: UK Perspectives (with Cowton, C.J.), Teaching Business Ethics, 6:3, 2002, pp. 275-277
Developing Reflective Students: Evaluating the benefits of learning logs within a business ethics programme,Teaching Business Ethics, 5:4, 2001, pp. 375-387.
Justice and lecturer professionalism,Teaching in Higher Education, 6:2, 2001, pp. 141-152.
Inside the corporate classroom,Teaching in Higher Educatio,, 5:1, 2000, pp. 51-60.
Re-evaluating the realist conception of war as a business metaphor,Teaching Business Ethics, 3:1, 1999, pp. 27-35.
Stakeholder conceptions of quality in single company management education with Lomas, L.), Quality Assurance in Education, 7:2, 1999, pp. 77-84.
Reconceptualising Corporate Strategy in Business and Management Education (with Perkins, A.),Education and Training, 41:1, 1999, pp. 20-26.
Business Ethics and the Idea of a Higher Education,Teaching Business Ethics, 2:1, 1998, pp. 35-47.
Degree classifications: time to bite the bullet, Teaching in Higher Education, 3:3, 1998, pp. 401-405.
PhD Higher Education (Institute of Education, University of London, 1997)
MA in Curriculum Studies (University of Kent, 1992)
PGCE (University of Leicester, 1987)
BA (Hons) Government (2:1) (University of Essex, 1983)
Membership of Professional Bodies
Fellow, Society for Research into Higher Education
- 04/2008 – 09/2010 - University of Portsmouth
Post: Professor of Higher Education and Head of Academic Development
- Leadership of key university-wide projects and initiatives (eg establishing the research-informed teaching initiative; project on the future of research training for PhD students)
- Leadership and management of an academic development unit (12 academic and professional staff)
- Management of the Combined honours degree programme (2,000 students)
- Development of a consultancy model of academic development
- Leadership and management of a network of the professors of the University (‘profsnet’) for the provision of internal service and advice (funded by the UK Leadership Foundation)
- Establishment of a partnership programme with Nagoya University involving academic exchange and project work
- PhD supervision
- Research and publication achievements
- 05/2004 – 04/2008 - University of West London:
Post: Professor of Education and Director, Centre for Research In Tertiary Education; Head of Educational Development
- Development and implementation of the University Learning and Teaching strategy
- Establishment of an institution-wide educational development team
- Working with Faculties to establish structures to support learning and teaching: Learning and Teaching co-ordinators, Learning and Teaching committees, Teaching awards, etc
- Leadership of a HEFCE funded project entitled ‘Managing Change and collaboration in dual sector (HE-FE) institutions’ to inform an institution wide process of post-secondary integration
- Establishment of a University Learning and Teaching conference
- Management of Teaching Fellowship and teaching awards schemes
- Successful mentorship of applicants for National Teaching Fellowship
- Leadership of a University-wide team to ‘Change Academy’ (Leadership Foundation/Higher Education Academy)
- PhD supervision
- Continued research and publication achievements (see later)
- 09/2010 – now - The University of Hong Kong
Post: Associate Professor for Higher Education (09/2010 - 06/2013); Professor of Higher Education (06/2013 - ):
Key responsibilities/ achievements:
- co-founder of the Community for Higher Education Research (CHER) at HKU
- organisation of a debate-oriented seminar programme attracting over 250 participants from universities across Hong Kong
- establishing two academic integrity research projects
- Dean’s letter of commendation for student evaluations of all courses taught
- teaching on postgraduate diploma in education, masters in higher education, doctorate in education, education doctorate and doctoral supervision
- publishing 4 journal papers, a book chapter and 6 newspaper articles since 2010
- examining doctoral candidates at two UK universities
- secured a Tin Ka Po Fellowship for a visiting scholar from Beijing with whom I am collaborating
- keynotes at dual sector conference in Australia (2010), Annual SRHE conference in UK (2010), and HERDA symposium in New Zealand (2011)
- internal service: Faculty Research Committee member; University roundtable on assessment; Faculty roundtable on research ethics; invited lecture at the postgraduate research conference
- 09/2000 – 04/2004 - City University, London
Post: Senior Lecturer in Educational Development (00-02) Reader in Higher Education & Acting Co-Director, Educational Development (02-04)
- 09/1987 – 09/1989 - Mid-Kent College of Further & Higher Education
Post: Lecturer in Law
- 09/1985 – 09/1986 - Kiangsu-Chekiang College
Kwai Fong, N.T., Hong Kong
Post: Teacher of English and History
Freedom to Learn: The threat to student academic freedom and how it can be reclaimed, Routledge, in preparation
Intellectual Leadership in higher education: renewing the role of the university professor, Routledge/SRHE, New York/Abingdon, 2012, ISBN 978-0-415-56082-5 (pbk) ISBN 978-0-415-56081-8 (hbk)
Researching with Integrity: the ethics of academic enquiry, Routledge, New York/Abingdon, 2009, pp 190, ISBN 041542903X (hbk) 0415429048 (pbk).
Challenging Boundaries: managing the integration of post-secondary education (co-editor Garrod, N.), Routledge, New York/Abingdon, 2009, ISBN 978-0-415-98932-9.
The Academic Citizen: the virtue of service in university life, Routledge, Abingdon, 2007, pp. 201, ISBN 0415357594 (hbk) 978-0-415-56140-2 (pbk, 2010).
Teaching with integrity: the ethics of higher education practice, Routledge Falmer, London, 2004, pp. 184, ISBN 07494 3777 4 (hbk) 07494 3778 2 (pbk).
Challenging Boundaries: managing the integration of post-secondary education (co-editor Garrod, N.), Routledge, New York/Abingdon, 2009, ISBN 978-0-415-98932-9
Educational Innovation in Business and Economics Education VIII: Pedagogy, Technology and Innovation (co-editors Ottewill, R., Borredon, L., Falque, L., and Wall, A.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2004, pp. 399, ISBN 1-4020-1787-1.
Effective Learning and Teaching in Business and Management (co-editor Ottewill, R.), Kogan Page, London, 2001, pp 208, ISBN 0-7494-3448-1
Book Chapters (since 2005):
Teaching integrity and the development of professional responsibility, IN Sugrue, C. and Solbrekke, T.D. (eds.) Professional Responsibility: New Horizons of Praxis? Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011, pp. 72-86.
Values and virtues in qualitative research, IN Savin-Baden, M. and Major, C.H. (eds.) New Approaches to Qualitative Research: wisdom and uncertainty, Routledge, New York/Abingdon, 2010, pp. 19-27. ISBN 0415572401.
Community as an academic ethic, IN Strain, J., Barnett, R. and Jarvis, P.(eds.) Universities ethics and professions: debate and scrutiny, Routledge, New York/Abingdon, 2009, pp. 69-80. ISBN 0415991196.
Careers, IN Garrod, N. and Macfarlane, B. (eds.) Challenging Boundaries: managing the integration of post-secondary education Routledge, New York/Abingdon, 2009, pp. 3-12, ISBN 0415991196
Further, higher, better?, IN Garrod, N. and Macfarlane, B. (eds.) Challenging Boundaries: managing the integration of post-secondary education, Routledge, New York/Abingdon, 2009, pp. 161-172, ISBN 0415991196
Academic Citizenship and University Life, IN Robinson, S. and Strain, J. (ed.) Ethics for Living and Working, Troubador Publishing, 2008, pp. 89-107.
Beyond performance in teaching excellence, IN Skelton, A (ed.) International perspectives on teaching excellence in higher education, Routledge, Abingdon, 2007, pp. 48-59. ISBN 0415403626.
Placing service in academic life, IN Barnett, R. (ed.) Reshaping the University: New Relationships between Research, Scholarship and Teaching, SRHE/Open University Press, London, 2005, pp 165-177.
A ‘special’ context?: Identifying the professional values associated with teaching in higher education (with Ottewill, R.)’, IN Parkis, AG. (ed) Contemporary Ethical Issues, (Nova Science Publishers, New York), pp 113-127.
Refereed Conference Papers and Proceedings
Published conference proceedings (2005 - 2011):
The Academic Vocation: re-examining the relevance of Merton's institutional norms, in Deepwell, F., Haworth, J. and King, V. (eds.) (2007) Researching Academic Futures, 2nd International IPED Conference, pp. 148-154, ISBN 978-1-84600-0188.
A cause for concern?: The impact of SOTL on academic citizenship, SOTL, in Fanghanel, J. and Warren, D. (eds.) (2007) International Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (2005 and 2006) (CEAP, City University, London), pp. 166-170, ISBN 0-9543742-3-1 978-0-9543742.
How discipline-specific are pedagogic challenges?: The case of business and management education (with Ottewill, R.), in Gosling, D. and D’Andrea, V (eds.) (2003) International Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Proceedings 2001 and 2002,(City University, London), pp 244-255, ISBN 0-9543742-0-8.
Refereed conference papers (2005 - 2011):
Re-visiting Academic Freedom from a student capability perspective,Canada International Conference on Education (CICE – 2011), 4-7 April, 2011, University of Toronto, Canada
Intellectual leadership among university professors: beyond the macho myth, SRHE Annual Conference, Where is the Wisdom we have lost in knowledge? 15-16 December, 2010, Celtic Manor, Wales.
The unbundled academic: how academic life is being hollowed out, Reshaping Higher Education, Higher Education Research Society of Australasia Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 6-9 July, 2010.
Being an intellectual leader: academic freedom, academic duty, European Conference on Educational Research: Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research, 28-30 September, 2009.
Re-valuing professorial leadership: understanding what professors do and how universities can make the most from their trans-disciplinary skills, SRHE Annual Conference, Valuing Higher Education, 9-11 December, 2008, Liverpool.
Engaging the professoriate: recognising and brokering the potential of professors as educational developers, 13th Annual SEDA Conference 2008, Changing Educational Development: Whose Values? Whose Agendas? Whose Future? 18-19 November, Birmingham.
Developing the virtuous researcher in symposium entitled ‘Perspectives On Academics’ Development as Researchers’ (convenor, Evans, L.), SRHE Annual Conference, Reshaping Higher Education, 11-13 December, 2007, Brighton.
Managing in the comprehensive university: boundaries, identities and transitions (with Filippakou, O., Halford, E. and Saraswat, A.), SRHE Annual Conference, Reshaping Higher Education, 11-13 December, 2007, Brighton.
The Academic Vocation: re-examining the relevance of Merton's institutional norms, IPED Conference 2007: Researching Academic Futures, Coventry University, 10-11 September, 2007.
Managing Duality (with Filippakou, O., Halford, E. and Saraswat, A.), Higher Education Academy Annual Conference, Engaging students in Higher Education, Harrogate International Centre, 3-5 July, 2007. Available online at http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/conference/papers.
The virtue(s) of research: beyond the Georgetown mantra, SRHE Annual Conference, Beyond Boundaries: New Horizons for Research in Higher Education, 12-14 December, 2006, Brighton.
Scoping the duals, (with N. Garrod) SRHE Annual Conference, Beyond Boundaries: New Horizons for Research in Higher Education, 12-14 December, 2006, Brighton.
Talking among ourselves?: a personal journey across the silos of educational research, Higher Education Research Society of Australasia Annual Conference, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, 10-13 July, 2006.
Bridging the cultural gap between teaching and research: locating educational development in a graduate school (with Hughes, G.), 6th Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development, Sheffield Hallam University, 11-14 June, 2006.
A cause for concern?: The impact of SOTL on academic citizenship, SOTL 6th Annual International Conference, Practicing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, London, 18-19 May, 2006.
Recovering academic citizenship?: rewarding service and the impact of culture, New Perspectives on Research into Higher Education, SRHE Annual Conference, 13th–15th December 2005, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Academic citizenship and university life, Second international conference on teaching applied and professional ethics, Real World, Real People: ethics in a virtual world, Roehampton University, 30 August-1 September 2005.
Editorship of journals
Higher Education Research and Development, Special issues editor, Routledge (2011 - present)
Leading the Academy:defining the future of leadership in higher education, Higher Education Research and Development, 33:1, 2014
30th Anniversary Issue, Higher Education Research and Development, 31:1, 2012
The development of higher education as a research field, Higher Education Research and Development, 31:5, 2012.
The Journal of Business Ethics Education, Senate Hall Academic Publishers (co-editor with Hooker, J (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) and Latham, S, (Quinnipiac University, USA), ISBN 1649-5195 (2004-2005) – 3 issues.
Journal of Business Ethics, Redefining the Scholarship of Business Ethics (with Spence, L.J.), 48:1, 2003, Kluwer Academic Press, ISSN 1382-6891, pp 1-126.
Teaching Business Ethics, Sharing best practice: UK Perspectives (with Cowton, C.J.), 6:3, 2002, Kluwer Academic Press, ISSN 1382-6891, pp. 275-391.
News Media Articles and Unrefereed
Pack a moral compass when branching out or risk losing your way, Times Higher Education, 18 October 2012 .
‘I'm an academic and I want to be proud of it', Times Higher Education, 4 October 2012.
Command performance, Times Higher Education, 17 November, pp. 34-39‘Its time to stop winking at teacher-student affairs’, South China Morning Post, 17 July, 2011.
‘Boom blurs boundary between private and public universities’, South China Morning Post, 3 July, 2011 (Sunday Morning Post section, p. 6)
Professors: cash cows or intellectual leaders?’, University World News, 3 July, 2011, http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.phpstory=2011070115343013
‘A question of ethics’. University World News, 13 March, 2011, http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20110312090845439
‘And freedom for all means undergraduates’ The Australian, 19 January, 2011.
‘The unbundling of the academic role’, Borderless 2011: Perspectives on the Future, The Observatory on Borderless Education, 2011, p. 10, http://www.obhe.org
‘'A question of culture as well as structure’, The Australian, 27 October, 2010, p.30.
‘The virtuous researcher’ The Chronicle of Higher Education, 9 April, 2010, p.A30.
‘A Leap of Faith: The role of trust in higher education teaching’, Nagoya Journal of Higher Education, 9, 2009, pp. 221-238.
‘Role of professors mired in confusion’, University World News (online), 8 March 2009, issue 66, http://www.universityworldnews.com.
‘It’s more than a stand-up routine’, The Times Higher Education Supplement, 23 November, 2007, p.20.
‘A Victorian idea in need of restoration’ (with Garrod, N.) The Times Higher Education Supplement, 30 March, 2007, p.14.
‘Managing Duality’ Engage: Magazine of the Leadership Foundation for higher Education (with N. Garrod), Issue 9, Q 1, 2007, pp. 14-15.
‘Keep the compact that binds us to each other’, The Times Higher Education Supplement, 1 September, 2006, p 14.
‘Take some time to think through daily dilemmas’, The Times Higher Education Supplement, 24 October, 2003, p 25.
Book reviews, reports, occasional papers and dissertations
Explicit and Implicit Judgements of Quality: An analysis of the QAA Business and Management Subject Review Reports (2000-2001) (with Ottewill, R.), A Report for the Business, Management and Accountancy LTSN Subject Centre, University of East Anglia, 2004
An investigation into the pedagogic challenges facing business and management lecturers working in UK higher education (2003) (with Ottewill, R.), A Report for the Business, Management and Accountancy LTSN Subject Centre, University of East Anglia, 2003
Book review of Burrage, M. (ed.) (2010) Martin Trow: Twentieth-Century Higher Education: Elite to Mass to Universal. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Higher Education Policy, forthcoming, 2012.
‘Born in the USA’, Book review of Higher Education and Civic Engagement: International Perspectives, Higher Education Review, 2008, 40:3, pp 91-93.
Book review of Walker, M. (2006) Higher Education Pedagogies: A Capabilities Approach, Teaching in Higher Education, 12:2, 2007, pp. 289-291.
Book review of Tight, M. (2003) Researching Higher Education, British Journal of Educational Studies, 53:2, 2005, pp. 230-232.
Book review of Sikes, P, Nixon, J and Carr, W. (2003) The Moral Foundations of Educational Research: Knowledge, Inquiry and Values, British Journal of Educational Studies, 52:3, 2004, pp. 336-338.
‘Mapping new terrains’, Book review of Eggins, H. & Macdonald, R. (2003) The Scholarship of Academic Development, Higher Education Review, 35:3, 2003, pp. 111-113.
Business Studies in Higher Education: Towards a new understanding, Institute of Education, University of London, Unpublished PhD thesis, 1997.
An Inquiry into improving degree awards in universities in England and Wales (1979-1991), University of Kent, Unpublished Masters dissertation, 1992.
Higher education and the good academic citizen, Graduate School Occasional Paper, Thames Valley University, 9th November, 2005, pp 32, Paper to accompany inaugural professorial lecture.
Researching with Integrity: what does it really mean to be an ethical researcher?, University of Portsmouth, 22nd April, 2008, pp. 33, Paper to accompany inaugural professorial lecture.
Academic integrity: an exploratory analysis of Faculty perspectives in Hong Kong and Mainland China, The University of Hong Kong Seed Funding, HK$102,820 Role: Principal Investigator Co-Investigator: Dr J. Zhang, Beijing Normal University, China
Understanding intellectual leadership: an exploration of academic obituaries. The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education Research Fund, $HK26,459, February-September, 2011. Role: Principal Investigator
Ethical codes of conduct and practices using human subjects across disciplines in public institute of higher learning. Funded by University of Malaya, Malaysia. April, 2009 – April 2010, Funding: RM 108,000. Role: Co-researcher (with Dr. Rohaida Mohd. Saat and Prof. Madya Dr. Siti Nurani Mohd. Noor)
Exploring intellectual leadership. Funded by the Donald Bligh Fund for intellectual exploration, Society for Research into Higher Education. October, 2009. Funding: £3,000. Role: Principal researcher
Professorial leadership: identifying, recognising and leveraging the organisational capacity of the professoriate. Funded by the Leadership Foundation for higher education. Sep 2008-Sep 2009, Funding: £14,450. Role: Project Director and researcher
Universal Access and Dual Regimes of Further and Higher Education Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. 2005 – 2008, Funding: £240,000. Role: Project partner (lead researcher: Professor Gareth Parry, University of Sheffield)
Managing Change and collaboration in dual sector (HE-FE) institutions. Funded by the Higher Education Funding Council Leadership, Governance and Management Fund and matching institutional funding, January 2006 - January 2009. Funding: £172,500. Role: Project Director
An analysis of QAA business and management subject review reports 2000-2001, Funded by BEST, the Business, Management and Accountancy LTSN, January, 2003 – June, 2004. Funding: £10,000. Role: Principal co-researcher (with R.Ottewill, University of Southampton)
An investigation into the pedagogic challenges faced by business and management educators in UK higher education, Funded by BEST, the Business, Management and Accountancy LTSN, June, 2002 – December, 2003. Funding: £3,000. Role: Principal co-researcher (with R.Ottewill, University of Southampton)
Academic Service and Esteem Indicators
Contribution to Research Societies and other public bodies:
Society for Research in Higher Education:
Member of Governing Council (2005-2010)
Convenor, Academic Practice Network, Society for Research into Higher Education (2005-2010)
Chair, Annual Conference, Celtic Manor Wales (2009)
Chair, Research and Development Committee (2010)
Economic and Social Research Council:
Member of ESRC Virtual College (2007-2010)
Member of Steering Committee member for Economic and Social Research Council (Teaching and Learning research Programme). Project entitled ‘Vicarious Learning and Case-Based teaching of clinical reasoning skills’, University of Sussex, 2004 - present
Reviewer of ESRC research applications in Research Programme on Teaching and Learning (phase III), 2002
Higher Education Academy:
Principal Fellow (2007)
Specialist reader, National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (2006, 2008)
Member, National Advisory Panel for the National Teaching Fellowship Project (2009 - 2010)
Visiting Professor, Center for the Study of Higher Education, Nagoya University, Japan (1 January – 31 March, 2008)
Visiting Professor, King’s Learning Institute, King’s College, London (June–July, 2011; February-May, 2013)
Visiting Professor, Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research, University of Sussex, UK (June/July, 2012; 2012-2015)
Visiting Professor, L.H. Martin Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia (August, 2012)
Membership of Editorial Boards:
Teaching in Higher Education, Carfax Publishers (2001-2013)
Higher Education Quarterly, Wiley-Blackwell (2008-present)
Journal of Academic Ethics, Springer (2008-present)
Journal of Management Development, MCB University Press (2002-present)
Journal of Business Ethics Education, Senate Hall (2003-present)
Business Ethics: A European Review, Blackwell (2003-2009)
Lectures and presentations by invitation (since 2008):
Invited lecture, Virtue under pressure: reframing our thinking about research ethics, Research ethics event, Birmingham City University, UK, 20th June, 2013
Invited lecture, What is intellectual leadership? University of Bristol, CEAS seminar, 6th June, 2013
Invited lecture, Academic Integrity: a review of the literature and understanding the issues, Center for the Advancement of Higher Education, Tohoku University, seminar held in Tokyo, Japan, 22 October 2012
Invited lecture, Reviving the role of the professoriate in leading institutional change, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 23 August 2012
Invited lecture, Intellectual Leadership in Higher Education, Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research, University of Sussex, UK, 2 July 2012
Keynote speaker, The rise of the para-academic, International conference on changing conditions and changing approaches of academic work, Berlin, Germany, 4 June 2012
Invited lecture, Intellectual Leadership in Higher Education, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 16 May 2012
Keynote speaker, Student academic freedom and critical thinking, Higher Education & Development Society of Australasia Graduate Attributes Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand, 15 May 2012
04 November 2011 - The unbundled professor: the disaggregation of academic life, invited presentation at international conference entitled ‘The Changing Roles of Academics and Administrators in Times of Uncertainty’, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
25 October, 2011 - Invited seminar, Intellectual Leadership in Higher Education, Institute of Higher Education, Beijing Normal University, China
15 September, 2011 - Invited keynote, A voyage across the seascape of higher education research: forerunners, pathfinders and pathtakers’ Researching Higher Education symposium, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
12 July 2011 - Invited lecture, The unbundled academic, Strathcylde University, Glasgow, UK
8 July 2011 - Invited lecture, Intellectual Leadership: definition and recovery, 15th Annual Standing Conference on Academic Practice, University of Warwick, UK
6 July 2011 - Invited lecture, SRHE Academic Practice Network, Intellectual Leadership and the role of the university professor, Holborn, London, UK
29 June 2011 - Invited lecture, Centre for Equity Education Research, University of Sussex, UK
21 June 2011 - Invited lecture, Intellectual leadership, 5th Annual Excellence in Teaching Conference, King’s College, London, UK
15 Dec. 2010 - Invited keynote (with N. Garrod), The end of the affair: the TVU story, FE-HE Network, SRHE Annual Conference, Celtic Manor, Wales, UK.
13 Dec. 2010 - Invited keynote, A voyage across the seascape of higher education research: forerunners, pathfinders and pathtakers, Keynote speaker,
1 November, 2010 - Invited seminar, What does it mean to be an ‘ethical’ researcher? University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
28-29 Oct, 2010 - International keynote, Challenging Boundaries: International Perspectives, Inaugural Dual Sector Forum, Rendezvous hotel, Melbourne, Australia
27 Oct, 2010 - Invited seminar, International Higher Education Scholars programme, Building a career in higher education research: a tour around the territory, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
29 June, 2010 - Invited seminar, Southampton University School of Medicine Research Ethics Committee, Southampton, UK
28 June, 2010 - Invited speaker, Researching with Integrity, 5th Academic Practice Conference, Northumbria University, UK
23 April, 2010 - Keynote lecture, Academic citizenship and the hollowing out of academic life, Roehampton University/Kingston University EdD programme week-end, Roehampton University, UK
23 April, 2010 - Keynote lecture, Academic citizenship and the hollowing out of academic life, Roehampton University/ Kingston University EdD programme week-end, Roehampton University, UK
22 March, 2010 - Invited seminar, Researching with Integrity, The University of Edinburgh, UK
19 February, 2010 - Keynote speaker, Researching in the Third Sector - an Ethics Symposium, Salvation Army headquarters, London, UK
28 January, 2010 - Invited speaker, Researching with Integrity, Higher Education Research Group, University of Southampton, UK
25 January, 2010 - Invited seminar, Rethinking the curriculum: politics, purposes, principles and priorities, Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
13 January, 2010 - Invited keynote, Academic citizenship, performativity and the student experience, Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, Kingston University, UK
7 December, 2009 - Invited lecture, My career story, SRHE Postgraduate and Newer Researchers Conference, Celtic Manor, Wales, UK
29 October, 2009 - Invited seminar, Researching with Integrity, University of Strathclyde
28 October, 2009 - Invited seminar, Understanding intellectual leadership, University College London
8 October, 2009 - Invited seminar, Researching with integrity, Liverpool Hope University
16 Sept, 2009 - Invited seminar, Understanding professorial leadership, Senior Academic Team Development Conference, Middlesex University
29 May, 2009 - Invited keynote, Research and integrity, Brighton University research conference
11-12 May, 2009 - Invited keynote, Values for the 21st century graduate: Freedom to learn, not governance of the soul, Higher Education Colloquium, University of Edinburgh.
31 March - ‘Ethics, Leadership and the University’ AKEPT Higher
1 April 2009 - Education Leadership Academy, Ministry of Education, Malaysia, 2 day workshop
26 March, 2009 - Invited keynote, ‘What does it mean to be a ‘good’ academic?: recognising the virtues and vices’, keynote speaker, University College Marjon, Plymouth, Learning and Teaching Conference
26 February, 2009 - Invited seminar, Researching with integrity: exploring the role of character, Oxford Learning Institute, University of Oxford
23 June, 2008 - Invited keynote, A Leap of Faith: The role of trust in higher education teaching, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, keynote at the Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Portsmouth
21 March, 2008 - Invited seminar, The good professor, Nagoya University, Japan
19 March, 2008 - Invited seminar, Principles of faculty development and academic practice, Keio University, Japan
16 March, 2008 - Invited seminar, Researching with integrity, Japanese-German Society for Applied Ethics, Nanzan University, Japan
External Examining experience:
External Examiner, Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching, University of Edinburgh (2009-2010)
External Peer, King’s Institute of Learning and Teaching, King’s College London (April 2008 – July 2010)
External Examiner, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Professional Practice and associated MA pathways, University of Coventry (2006-2010)
External Examiner, Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, University of Sheffield (2004-2008)
External Examiner, Certificate in Academic Practice, King’s College, London (2002- 2006)
External Examiner, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, Middlesex University (2001- 2006)
Conference, network and symposium convenor:
Chair, Roundtable on Intellectual Leadership (Contributors: A. Goodall, D. Watson, MJC Crabbe, and R. Deem), Society for Research into Higher Education Annual conference, Celtic Manor, Wales, December, 2010
Chair, Society for Research into Higher Education Annual conference, Celtic Manor, Wales, December, 2009
Network convenor, Academic Practice Network, Society for Research into Higher Education (2005 - 2010)
This involved the organisation of around 3/4 seminars annually across locations in the UK and the leading the reviewing and selection of papers for the ‘academic practice’ stream at the SRHE Annual Conference
Symposium entitled ‘Further, Higher, Better? International perspectives on dual sector education’, SRHE Annual Conference, 12-14 December, 2006, Brighton (Panel: R. Stumpf, Nelson Mandella Metropolitan University, South Africa; L. Triplett, Kwantlen University College, Canada; N. Garrod , Thames Valley University, UK; G. Parry, University of Sheffield)
Teaching track at European Business Ethics Network 17th Annual Conference, ‘Ethics and Entrepreneurship’, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 24-26 June, 2004.
Teaching business ethics2: technology and innovation, Brunel University, 12-13 December, 2002 in collaboration with the European Business Ethics Network (with Spence, L., Brunel University)
Teaching business ethics: Perspectives on best practice, City University, London, 1st June, 2001, in collaboration with the European Business Ethics Network (UK), the Institute of Business Ethics and Teaching Business Ethics (Kluwer Academic Publishers)
Knowledge Transfer and Consultancy
2010 - Invited member of the national review panel for the UK higher education professional teaching standards framework
March, 2009 - Two day workshop about ethics and leadership for the Akept Leadership Academy (part of the Ministry of Higher Education), Malaysia.
2008-2010 - External peer for the King’s Institute of Learning and Teaching (King’s College, London)
2009-2010 - Member of the main panel for the National Teaching Fellowship Projects Scheme
2005-2006 - Consultant on the development of values within the Higher Education Academy’s professional standards framework
2002-2008 - External advisor for the award of the Henry Walpole prize for Teaching and Learning at St Mary’s College
1999-2007 - Accreditor, Higher Education Academy
2000-2001 - Quality Assurance Agency for higher education (QAA) business and management subject specialist reviewer
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