Research title: How overseas study influences standardized life course: Experiences of Chinese international students
My PhD research explores whether and how studying abroad is conceived/experienced by students as a break from the 'normalized' (and gendered) life course.
Glasgow-CSC joint scholarship (2019-2023).
Wang, Y. (2018) Beneath the leisurely surface: How the piano lesson frenzy reflects status anxiety of Chinese middle-class parents. Oral presentation, CERA-UK 2018, London, UK.
Wang, Y. (2018) Educated to retreat? How educational settings hinder female students' leadership development. Oral presentation, The Learner's Conference 2018, Athens, Greece.
09/2016-01/2017, Teaching assistant (introductory course in education), Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University
09/2015-01/2016, Intern teacher (psychology), Hucheng Primary School, Beijing.[Teaching as a part of BA degree requirement]
03/2014-06/2014，Intern teacher (music: piano), Beijing Welfare Centre for Children
09/2013-06/2015, Mental-health counsellor for peers through helpline, Xueronghua Psychological Counselling and Service Centre for Students, Beijing Normal University
2019 to date, PhD in Education, University of Glasgow
2016-2019, Dual Master's Degrees in Sociology of Education, Beijing Normal University & University of Nottingham
2013-2016, Minor Degree in Psychology, Beijing Normal University
2012-2016, Bachelor's Degree in Education, Beijing Normal University