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Carmel McNaught

Carmel McNaught is Emeritus Professor of Learning Enhancement and former Director of the Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research (CLEAR) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since the early 1970s, Carmel has worked in higher education in Australasia, southern Africa and the UK in the fields of chemistry, science education, second-language learning, eLearning, and higher-education curriculum and policy matters. She has been involved in several professional organizations and is a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education; has presented numerous keynote addresses at international conferences; is a university quality-assurance consultant and auditor in Australia and Hong Kong; has served on the editorial boards of 18 international journals; and is a prolific author with well over 300 academic publications; recent publications and activities can be viewed at She is currently a consultant, working mostly in Africa, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, the UAE and the UK. The range is varied: keynote addresses; institutional evaluations and policy support; project evaluations; running workshops on teaching and learning; support for research design and formal proposals, especially with early-career folk; and academic writing and editing for theses and publications.