Yifang Xu (PhD student)

Thesis title: An investigation of Chinese academics’ language attitudes towards English language norms in UK universities


I'm a PhD student at the Moray House School of Edcuation and Sport. My study investigates Chinese academics' language attitudes and experiences working in internationalised universities in the UK. I'm also working as a part-time Associate Tutor (TESOL and Language Education Dissertation) and 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