Professor Ka Ho Mok is a renowned scholar in comparative policy and comparative higher education research. He conducted projects with UNICEF, World Bank, and Lumina Foundation. He organized professional and executive training programmes of higher education management for delegates from Asia, especially from China's leading universities like Peking University, Zhejiang University, Sun Yat-sen University, and University of Nottingham Ningbo.
Major research areas: higher education; quality and equity; knowledge society; university governance; international education.
Major research areas: higher education policy, comparative education and higher education management.
Major research areas: globalisation, Europeanisation and the governance of education, education policy, critical policy methodology, international organisations, education systems, role of regional organisations and EU and education policy.
Major research areas: education systems and social and economic outcomes in Western Europe and East Asia; comparative education policy.
Major research areas: higher education reform and its politics; educational policy in comparative perspective.
Major research areas: poverty and social exclusion; child well-being; adolescent health behaviours; migration; poverty and education.
Professor Simon Marginson specializes primarily in higher education, and comparative and international education in the context of globalization. He is one of the world's most highly cited social science researchers in these fields. His major research areas also include higher education research in English-speaking countries, Russia and the Asia-Pacific; studies in the sociology, political economy, political philosophy and history of education.
Major research areas: public sector markets and new public management; trans-national higher education and global governance; higher education and international development.
Major research areas: blended learning, e-learning, innovative teaching and learning strategies, teaching-research nexus.
Major research areas: global governance of education, transformations of the state and the new capitalism, knowledge and power, region-building and education, cultural political economy of education, social justice, teachers’ labour and spatial theory and education.
Major research areas: educational inequality; social stratification; sociology of education; social policy.
Major research areas: education and development; gender and social policy; geographical inequality and development; and social mobility and stratification in developing countries.
Major research areas: poverty and social exclusion and higher education
Major research areas: health economics; development economics; social policy; higher education policy in China.
Major research areas: social welfare; social policy; higher education.