Ma, Jinyuan (Marina)

Research Associate Professor Center for Higher Education Research

Dr. MA Jinyuan is a Research Associate Professor of the Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology (CHER/SUSTech). Her research interests are Liberal arts education in Science and Engineering universities, societal impact assessment of universities’ international research collaboration, and the role of universities in transnational and regional innovation systems.

She was the Chief of Research Office, International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (UNESCO-ICHEI) as a founding member from June 2015 to March 2019. In 2015, she got her PhD in Higher Education/Comparative and International Education from the Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong (HKU). Her master’s and bachelor’s degrees were received respectively from Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT) in 2007, and School of International Studies, Peking University (SIS/PKU) in 2003. Before perusing the PhD degree, she worked as a UN regular staff in United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP) from 2007 to 2010. And she worked for the Education Sector of UNESCO Beijing Office from 2003 to 2005. Moreover, she has working and research experience as an Analyst of Education Section of OECD, Researcher of ActionAid International, Chief Editor of China Education and Research Network, and Reporter of China Education Daily.

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Research

Her research interests are Liberal arts education in Science and Engineering universities, societal impact assessment of universities’ international research collaboration, and the role of universities in transnational and regional innovation systems.


Teaching

Fall 2019 Intercultural Communication

Intercultural Communication is a highly applied interdisciplinary course that covers a wide range of subjects including anthropology, sociology, linguistics, psychology, culture and folklore. This course presents cross-cultural and multi-cultural communication scenes through various forms of teaching such as case analysis, scene exercises, group discussions and lectures, using teaching methods of illustration, text, sound and scenes, based on the teaching of cross-cultural knowledge and communicative skills, develop students' adaptability to cross-cultural environment and insight into cultural differences, establish cross-cultural thinking, and gradually improve intercultural communication skills, especially in multicultural environments to cope with conflicts and solve problems. In the process of expanding the multicultural perspectives, students' awareness and confidence in Chinese culture will be enhanced.

Spring 2018 Introduction to Research Methods

Fall 2018 Literature Review and Content Analysis


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Ma, Jinyuan. (2018). Chapter: R&D internationalization of the university-based collaborative research unit in China: An exploration of the de-Sovietization of Chinese higher education from an understructure perspective. In A. Oleksiyenko (Ed.), Global Competition and Internationalization of Higher Education: Continuity and Change in China and Russia. Singapore: Springer.

Ma, Jinyuan. (2014). Rethinking the World Bank Agenda for Chinese Higher Education Reform. Frontiers of Education in China, 9(1), 89-109. DOI 10.3868/s110-003-014-0006-x

Ma, Jinyuan. (February 2013), Book Review: The Impact and Transformation of Education Policy in China, edited by Tiedan Huang and Alexander W. Wiseman, Comparative Education Review (SSCI), 57(1), 177-179.

Ma, Jinyuan. (October 2013), Conference Paper: Internationalization of China’s Academic Triple Helix Linkages: The Case Study of Organized Research Units at Peking University, The 14th International Conference on Education Research (ICER), (16-18 October 2013, Seoul, Korea).

Ma, Jinyuan. (September 2013), Conference Paper: Internationalization of Higher Education Innovation: The Case of Chinese Research Universities, The IV International Conference on “University Tradition: A Resource or a Burden?” (26-28 September, Moscow, Russia).

Ma, Jinyuan. (2011), Translation: The Art of Fieldwork by Harry F. Wolcott, University of Chongqing Publishing House.

Ma, Jinyuan. (2002). Promote the Education Reformation by Constructing Innovation Atmosphere in Universities. Proc. Journal of Higher Education Research, 4(1)

Ma, Jinyuan. (December 2002). The Impact of the Elites in and out of China, China Education Daily

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Dr. MA Jinyuan is a Research Associate Professor of the Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology (CHER/SUSTech). Her research interests are Liberal arts education in Science and Engineering universities, societal impact assessment of universities’ international research collaboration, and the role of universities in transnational and regional innovation systems.

She was the Chief of Research Office, International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (UNESCO-ICHEI) as a founding member from June 2015 to March 2019. In 2015, she got her PhD in Higher Education/Comparative and International Education from the Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong (HKU). Her master’s and bachelor’s degrees were received respectively from Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT) in 2007, and School of International Studies, Peking University (SIS/PKU) in 2003. Before perusing the PhD degree, she worked as a UN regular staff in United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP) from 2007 to 2010. And she worked for the Education Sector of UNESCO Beijing Office from 2003 to 2005. Moreover, she has working and research experience as an Analyst of Education Section of OECD, Researcher of ActionAid International, Chief Editor of China Education and Research Network, and Reporter of China Education Daily.

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Address: No 1088, xueyuan Rd., Xili, Nanshan District, Shenzhen,Guangdong,China|Postcode:518055

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88010927

Email

majy@sustech.edu.cn

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