Dr Catherine Oâ€™Connell
Job Title: LECTURER IN EDUCATION STUDIES
Department: Education Studies
Orcid profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2552-2484
I am Associate Director of the Centre for Education and Policy Analysis and programme director for â€˜Education Policy Practice and the Professionalâ€™ element of the Faculty MA programme. My research focuses on the ways national and international metrics associated with teaching and research are shaping policy discourses and organisational practices in the higher education sector. My recent research examines academic responses to research impact, as a new performance indicator in UK research evaluation and the impact of doctoral training policies in UK Social Sciences. I hold postgraduate degrees from the University of Manchester and a PhD from Lancaster University.