Keynote speakers

Professor Rosemary Deem (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Evening workshop convenorDr Henriikka Mustajoki, University of Helsinki

Rosemary Deem is currently Vice Principal (Education), Dean of the Doctoral School and Professor of Higher Education Management at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. An Academician of the UK Academy of Social Sciences, Rosemary is a sociologist who has also worked at Loughborough, York, the Open and Lancaster Universities and the former North Staffordshire Polytechnic in the UK. She was a UK Education Research Assessment Exercise sub-panellist in 1996, 2001 and 2008, has twice chaired the British Sociological Association, directed the UK Education Subject Centre ESCAlate from 2001-2004 and was Vice-Chair of the Society for Research into Higher Education from 2007- 2009. Since 2013 she has been co-editor of the international journal Higher Education (Springer).  In 2013 she was appointed OBE for services to higher education and social sciences in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.  In July 2015 she became the first woman to chair the UK Council for Graduate Education.


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