Christopher Hill

Director, Research Training and Academic Development, University of Nottingham

Dr Hill received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Nottingham UK and has worked at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus since 2008. Dr Hill is a convenor for the Knowledge Without Borders Network, based at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, and has international experience working in Higher Education in Australia, China, Germany, Ghana, Iraq, Malaysia, Spain, Tanzania, Thailand, UK, USA and Vietnam.

Dr Hill’s research interests include transnational education and its impact in SE Asia, the development of international education and the student experience in the global arena. Dr Hill is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, has published and presented in the field of international education; organised and delivered conferences, workshops, training and lectures around the world and has led on funded projects to develop research capacity and internationalise HE systems in Iraq and Thailand. In 2012, Dr Hill was awarded a U21 Teaching and Learning Network Fellowship to research internationalisation and global citizenry.

Experience

  • 2013–present
    Director Research Training and Academic Development, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
  • 2008–2013
    Director Graduate School, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Education

  • 2010 
    University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, PGCHE
  • 2005 
    University of Nottingham, PhD Political Science
  • 2001 
    University of Nottingham, MA International Relations
  • 2000 
    University of Nottingham, BA (Hons) Classical Civilisation

Publications

  • 2013
    Journal of Studies in Higher Education, TNE: Transnational Education or Tension between National and External? A case study of Malaysia
  • 2013
    Developing and Supporting the Internationalisation of Research Capacity, Handbook of Research on Transnatioanl Education Managment (S. Mukerji and P. Tripathi eds IGI Global)
  • 2012
    Origins, Challenges and the Future Direction of Transnational Education in Malaysia, The Globalization of Higher Education (C. Ennew and D. Greenway eds London: Palgrave Macmillan)
  • 2007
    The Role of Elites in the Spanish Transition to Democracy 1975-1981: Motors of Change?, Edwin Mellen, New York

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    TNE and Graduate Employability
    Role:
    Joint Project Leader
    Funding Source:
    British Council
  • 2012
    International Young Entrepreneurs Scheme
    Role:
    Joint Project Leader
    Funding Source:
    Higher Education Academy
  • 2010
    DELPHE-Iraq Project: Developing Capacity for Research Supervision in Iraq
    Role:
    Joint Project Leader
    Funding Source:
    British Council and DFID
  • 2009
    TNE Practices and Policies: UK-Malaysia
    Role:
    Joint Project Leader
    Funding Source:
    Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia