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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一、Publications

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, Wangxing, Ma, Jinyuan & Zeng,Li. (2 June 2018). Qian Xuesen and Educational Innovation of National University of Defense and Technology. Guangming Daily

Yang, Rui, & Ma, Jinyuan. (May 2015). Chapter: China's International Aid in Education: Development, Determinants and Discord. In I.-H. Cheng & S.-J. Chan (Eds.), International Educational Aid in Developing Asia -- Policies and Practices. 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, Wangxing, & Ma, Jinyuan. (2014). The Interpretation of Qian Xuesen's Innovative Education Thinking (Qian Xuesen Chuang Xin Jiao Yu Si Siang Jie Du). Beijing: Higher Education Press.

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, Wangxing, & Ma, Jinyuan. (2012). The Great Practice of Qian Xuesen's Innovation Education (Qian Xuesen Chuang Xin Jiao Yu de Wei Da Shi Jian). Changsha: Hunan Science and Technology Publishing House.

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

二、Research Reports

Research Center for Higher Education Big Data in Bay Area & Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology. (May 2019)

Comparative Data Analysis Report of Higher Education in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Bay Area, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and Yangtze River Delta, Shenzhen, China

Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology. (June 2018)

Problems, Countermeasures and Strategies of Introducing Overseas High-level Talents: From a Perspective of the Youth Thousand People Plan, Shenzhen, China

Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology. (April 2018) How to Develop Liberal Arts Education in World-class Science and Engineering Universities, Shenzhen, China

Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology. (February 2018) Implications for Disciplinary Strategic Development of Southern University of Science and Technology——"ESI Category Analysis Report of Southern University of Science and Technology 2017”, Shenzhen, China

Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology. (February 2017) Implications for Disciplinary Structure of Southern University of Science and Technology—— "ESI Category Analysis Report of Southern University of Science and Technology 2016”, Shenzhen, China

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (June 2013) OECD working paper: Redefine, Redesign, Regroup, Recast, Reschedule and Reset the Learning Environments through Technology-Based Innovations: Insights from OECD Analyses, Paris, France

ActionAid International. (August 2006) Research Report on The Impact of the “Two Exemptions and One Subsidy” Basic Education Policy and Implications for Goal Achievement in terms of “Improving Quality Education for Basic Education”, Beijing, China

三、Presentations

Presentation at the 62nd Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (14-18 April 2018, San Francisco, the USA): How to Cultivate Integrated Talents with Humanistic Qualifications in China's Emerging Science and Engineering Universities

Presentation at the 12th Frontier Forum of China’s Social Sciences (29-30 December, 2018, Shanghai, China): Liberal Arts Education in China’s Science and Engineering Universities in the Context of Cultural Self-consciousness: Retrospect and Prospect

Presentation at Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute Conference (19-21 August 2018, (Xi’an, China): Finnish Higher Education Reforms as a Mirror of Chinese Higher Education Reforms: A Sino-Finnish Comparative Perspective

Presentation at EU Horizon 2020 Research Project Application Workshop (13-15 June 2018, Tampere, Finland): Exploring Societal Impact of EU-China Joint Research Projects

Presentation at the 10th China Goes Global Conference (26-28 July 2016, Macerata, Italy): The Researchers’ Role Strain in University-Multinational Corporation Joint Research Institutes

Presentation at the 60th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (6-10 March 2016, Vancouver, Canada): Role Strain in Cooperative Research Centers: The Case of Chinese Flagship Research Universities

Presentations at the 59th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (8-13 March 2015, Washington D.C., the USA): 1) Internationalization of China's Triple Helix Linkages: The cases of university-based organized research units at Chinese research universities; 2) How Do Chinese Flagship Universities Manage University-Multinational Corporation R&D Cooperation: A Comparative Case-Study of Tsinghua University and Peking University

Presentation at the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong Annual Conference 2015 (6-7 February 2015, Hong Kong, China): An Exploration on the Orientation of University-Multinational Corporation R&D partnership in China: A semi-entitative joint research institute at Tsinghua University

Presentation at the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong Annual Conference 2014, (28 February – 1 March 2014, Hong Kong, China): Internationalization of the Triple Helix Linkage in China

Presentation at the Comparative and International Society Annual Conference, 2007 (Feb. 25-Mar. 1, 2007, Baltimore): Mass Higher Education in China: Policy, Civil Society and Implication for Global Cultural Dialogue

Presentations at The Canadian Society for the Studies in Education Annual Conference (CSSE), 2006 (May 27-29, 2007, York University, Toronto): The Effect of Harmonization of Student Culture on Mergers in Chinese Universities

四、Research Projects and Editorial Member of Academic Journal

09/2018 How does the world-class science and engineering university build a new liberal arts department, preside over the Guangdong Province education and scientific research project, pending the issuance of a project notice, January 2019

Individual Fellowship Applicant, EU Horizon 2020 Research Project: Unravelling Societal Impact of Transnational Research Projects: Theory building and empirical investigation in the EU-China context

06/2018 Project Manager, Research Project on Liberal Arts Education in World-class Science and Engineering Universities, Key Project of Educational Science Strategic Planning of Shenzhen Education Bureau in 2018

Shenzhen Higher Education Development Strategy Research (SZ2018A009) in the Background of Dawan District, Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, Core Member, Shenzhen Key Philosophy and Social Science, Shenzhen Social Science Federation, September 20-2019

Research on the Formation and Evolution of Classroom Collaborative Knowledge Construction Culture (GD18XJY34), core member, Guangdong Provincial Philosophy and Social Science “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” 2018 Interdisciplinary Project, Guangdong Provincial Philosophy and Social Science Planning Leading Group, November 2018 November 2020

10/2018-09/2019 Guest Editor, Sustainability (SSCI&SCI Expanded)

Special Issue: Higher Education in Innovation Ecosystem

Impact Factor: 2.075 (2017); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.177 (2017)

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