The Consortium for Higher Education Research in Asia
The University of Hong Kong
The Consortium for Higher Education Research in Asia
The University of Hong Kong
The Consortium for Higher Education Research in Asia
The University of Hong Kong

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Symposium on employment trajectories of PhD graduates in East Asia

Organized by UCL, PKU, HKU (CHERA)

23 & 24 November 2022

Link for the 23rd of November: Click here   
Link for the 24th of November: Click here

23 November 2022 (HK time zone)

2pm-2.30pm – Good City or Good University: Chinese PhD Graduates’ decision making of Employment,
Yue Chen, Wenqin Shen, Jiayi Lv, Dandong Xu, Yue Zhai, Peking University, China

2.30pm-3pm – The Employment Trajectories of PhD graduates: a Systematic Literature Review, Yu Yang and Tatiana Fumasoli, University College London, UK

3pm-3.30pm – Where is our way? A collaborative autoethnography of academic career strategizing of Chinese female doctoral students in Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea  Yingxin Liu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen), Xin Li (Seoul National University, Korea), and Lilan Chen(Osaka University, Japan)

Break – 30 minutes

4pm-4.30pm – Changes in doctoral graduates’ employment and doctoral students’ views of their future career in Japan?  Futao Huang, Hiroshima University
4.30pm-5pm – Come for a Better Leaving: Reflective Positioning and Expected Career Paths of Doctoral Students   Hosted by Macau, Rochelle Yun Gee, University of St. Joseph, Macau SAR

24 November 2022 (HK time zone)

2pm-2.30pm – Employability of Chinese doctoral engineering students after studying in the US  Qian Huang and Jisun Jung, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
2.30pm-3pm – Industry R&D as a career choice: A qualitative study of Chinese doctorates’ motivations to seek employment in industry  Gaoming Zheng (Tongji University, China); Liping Li (Capital Normal University, China); Wenqin Shen (Peking University, China)
3pm-3.30pm – Why do students pursue a doctorate in the era of ‘PhD crisis’? Evidence from Taiwan
Hugo Horta (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR), Li Huan (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR) and Sheng-Ju Chen (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan).

Break – 30 minutes

4pm-4.30pm – Doctorates’ experiences and career plans during their postdoctoral training in South Korea Soo Jeung Lee (Sejong University, Korea), Jung Cheol Shin (Seoul National University, Korea)
4.30pm-5pm – Striving for academia: Responsive career trajectories of PhD graduates in the Greater Bay Area in China   Yingxin Liu and Danling Li (The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen, China)

 

 

People

Advisors

Professor Philip Altbach, Boston College

Professor Ruth Hayhoe, University of Toronto

Professor Huang Futao, Hiroshima University

Professor Jung Choel Shin, Seoul National University

Professor Liu Niancai, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Professor Simon Marginson, Oxford University

Professor Min Weifang, Beijing University

Professor Jamil Salmi, Higher Education Specialist

Professor Shi Jinghuan, Tsinghua University

Professor Marijk Van der Wende, Utrecht University

Professor Anthony Welch, Sydney University

(in alphabetical order)

Faculty


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Articles

South China Morning Post – Opinion

Published: 8:15 am, 2 Nov, 2022

A US-China decoupling in higher education does not serve the development goals of either

Gerard A. Postiglione

Read the Article

• As the US and China double down on national security, they risk undoing decades of international academic cooperation and exchange
• In the process, they are likely to undermine economic growth and social stability

 

Lectures and Seminars

Symposium on employment trajectories of PhD graduates in East Asia

Organized by UCL, PKU, HKU (CHERA)

23 & 24 November 2022

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Link for the 23rd of November: Click here   
Link for the 24th of November: Click here

23 November 2022 (HK timezone)

2pm-2.30pm – Good City or Good University: Chinese PhD Graduates’ decision making of Employment,
Yue Chen, Wenqin Shen, Jiayi Lv, Dandong Xu, Yue Zhai, Peking University, China

2.30pm-3pm – The Employment Trajectories of PhD graduates: a Systematic Literature Review, Yu Yang and Tatiana Fumasoli, University College London, UK

3pm-3.30pm – Where is our way? A collaborative autoethnography of academic career strategizing of Chinese female doctoral students in Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea  Yingxin Liu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen), Xin Li (Seoul National University, Korea), and Lilan Chen(Osaka University, Japan)

Break – 30 minutes

4pm-4.30pm – Changes in doctoral graduates’ employment and doctoral students’ views of their future career in Japan?  Futao Huang, Hiroshima University
4.30pm-5pm – Come for a Better Leaving: Reflective Positioning and Expected Career Paths of Doctoral Students   Hosted by Macau, Rochelle Yun Gee, University of St. Joseph, Macau SAR

24 November 2022 (HK timezone)

2pm-2.30pm – Employability of Chinese doctoral engineering students after studying in the US  Qian Huang and Jisun Jung, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
2.30pm-3pm – Industry R&D as a career choice: A qualitative study of Chinese doctorates’ motivations to seek employment in industry  Gaoming Zheng (Tongji University, China); Liping Li (Capital Normal University, China); Wenqin Shen (Peking University, China)
3pm-3.30pm – Why do students pursue a doctorate in the era of ‘PhD crisis’? Evidence from Taiwan
Hugo Horta (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR), Li Huan (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR) and Sheng-Ju Chen (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan).

Break – 30 minutes

4pm-4.30pm – Doctorates’ experiences and career plans during their postdoctoral training in South Korea Soo Jeung Lee (Sejong University, Korea), Jung Cheol Shin (Seoul National University, Korea)
4.30pm-5pm – Striving for academia: Responsive career trajectories of PhD graduates in the Greater Bay Area in China   Yingxin Liu and Danling Li (The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen, China)

 

Workshops and Conferences

Higher Education Research Association (HERA) 2022 Conference

Mass Higher Education After Pandemic in East Asia:

Policy, Diversity, and Social & Human Contribution 

Date: 27-29 April 2022
Venue: Online Conference (Zoom)

Keynote speakers:

Professor Gerard A. Postiglione (University of Hong Kong)

Professor Futao Huang (Hiroshima University)

Professor Anthony Welch (University of Sydney)

The upcoming 8th HERA conference aims to focus on discussing how the changes in the current global political economy, especially under the ongoing pandemic crisis have impacted higher education in East Asia. The higher education sector has expanded rapidly in many countries in the recent three decades. The rapid growth was strongly supported through policy initiatives as well as market demands in the knowledge society. Although higher education receives political support with these policy initiatives, we also witness how national and international politics are deeply involved in higher education institutions. In this regard, higher education institutions as social institutions are suffering from an “identity crisis” with the growing political involvement. The political regime prefers to reduce public funding to higher education and increase the share of competitive funding in most countries. These changes have accelerated with neoliberalism and globalization since the 1990s. However, policy mechanisms often become altered along with the change in political regime and socio-environmental factors because national politics are increasingly becoming populism and strategic. These socio-political and economic changes accompany various issues and challenges. In addition, the Pandemic caused by the COVID-19 has enormous impacts on higher education including massive use of online education, and the internationalization of higher education is experiencing transformative changes. These socio-political and economic changes accompany various issues and challenges.

Based on this theme, the HERA2022 conference covers various topics related to theory, policy, and practices in the fields of higher education. These issues are:

  • Policy and politics
  • Funding and finance
  • Governance, organization, and reforms
  • Research and development
  • Institutional management and research (IR)
  • Academic profession, students
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Graduate education
  • Internationalization
  • Global rankings
  • Other topics related to higher education

We welcome all scholars, researchers, and practitioners from around the world to share their expertise and knowledge in the topic of higher education at the HERA2022 conference. The organizing committee highly encourages and welcomes scholars to organize various panel sessions for a more in-depth discussion on their research topics.

Timeline:

Call for papers: Dec 20, 2021 – Jan. 31, 2022
Decision letter: Feb 14, 2022
Early registration: Feb 14, 2022 – Mar 14, 2022
Regular registration: Mar 15, 2022 – April 20, 2022

Session type

Session management

1. Individual research session

(For published papers or paper in progress)

  •  15 minutes for each presentation
  •  Session chair will be appointed by members from the steering committee or organizing committee
2. Panel session

(Organized by a group of researchers)

  • The theme and presenters of the panel session should be organized by the session group members
  • Session chair to be invited by session organizers  
3. Book workshop session

(For published book or Book design working group)

For more information about HERA2022, please visit http://www.hera-research.org

Please submit the proposal form to hera.research@gmail.com by Jan 31, 2022.

Thank you very much!

Best regards,
HERA2022 Organizing Committee
– Web: http://hera-research.org/hera-2022-conference/
– E-mail: hera.research@gmail.com

Books

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

Editor in Chief: Li-fang Zhang

  • Provides the first comprehensive, systematic, theory-driven, and evidence-based review of the literature on educational psychology
  • Strong international representation
  • Will appeal to a wide range of readers, including students, researchers, and practitioners
  • Digitally available: All articles appear online as part of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

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