Xin (许心) is an ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Global Higher Education, Department of Education, and a Junior Research Fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford.
She has strong research interests in higher education, internationalisation and globalisation, academic and research life, and research assessment and impacts.
Her postdoctoral and doctoral research investigates the internationalisation and evaluation of humanities and social sciences research, with a focus on the influences of incentives for international publications in Chinese higher education.
Xin completed her DPhil in Education at the department as a Clarendon Scholar. Previously, she completed a BA in English Language and Literature with first-class honours at Tsinghua University, and received her MA degree in Higher Education with distinction at Peking University. She has also studied at Heidelberg University as an exchange student in English Language and Literature.