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Editorial Advisory Board

Members of our board

Jonathan Adams is chief scientist at Digital Science. He founded the Evidence consultancy, wrote many reports for the UK government on research outputs and is a former director of research evaluation for Thomson Reuters Scientific

Dale Bassett is head of public policy at the AQA exam board and a former senior researcher specialising in education policy at Reform, an independent free-market think-tank

Eric Beerkens is a senior adviser on international academic affairs at Leiden University in the Netherlands and has studied globalisation and international co-operation in European and south east Asian high education

Mike Boxall leads PA Consulting Group’s work in higher education and is particularly interested in disruptive challenges to conventional thinking in higher education

Roger Brown is emeritus professor of higher education policy at Liverpool Hope University and author of "Everything for Sale? The Marketisation of UK Higher Education"

Claire Callender is professor of higher education policy at Birkbeck, University of London, and a fellow of the Society of Research into Higher Education

Rodney Eastwood is former college secretary and also a former director of strategy and planning at Imperial College London. He is also a non-executive director of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Luke Georghiou is vice-president of research and innovation at the University of Manchester and one of the world’s leading authors on the economics of innovation systems

Penelope Griffin is head of widening participation at the University of Nottingham and a member of the Office for Fair Access’s advisory group

Derfel Owen is head of academic policy and standards at the University of Exeter and previously led student engagement and multimedia at the Quality Assurance Agency

Gareth Parry is professor of higher education and public policy at the University of Sheffield and a fellow of the Society of Research for Research into Higher Education

Paul Wakeling is a lecturer in education at the University of York and has a strong interest in social class differences in gaining access to postgraduate study

Alison Wolf is director of the International Centre for University Policy Research at King’s College London, where she is Sir Roy Griffiths professor of public sector management