Dr. Yifang Xu

Research Assistant/Associate Tutor


My study investigates Chinese academics' language attitudes and experiences working in internationalised universities in the UK. I'm working as a part-time Associate Tutor supervising TESOL and Language Education Dissertations. I'm also working as a part-time Research Assistant for the PTAS project led by Dr. Omolabake Fakunle.

Research summary

  • Language Attitude
  • Internationalisation of Higher Education
  • Global Englishes
  • World Englishes
  • Multilingualism
  • Inclusiveness in Higher Education

Project activity

Research Assistant - Developing a framework for inclusiveness in internationalisation. Funder - Institute for Academic Development PTAS Award

Research Assistant - The effects of STEM and Sustainability on S5 and S6 learners' academic performance and on their attitudes towards STEM-related subjects. Funder - Regional Skills Program