Catherine Owen

Email: c.owen.1@research.gla.ac.uk

Research title

Strategy, identity and emergence: schemata and stimuli

Research summary

PhD topic

Strategy, identity and emergence: schemata and stimuli

Research Interests

Strategy-as-practice; organisational behaviour; organisational learning; strategic change; constructivism; emergence


Publications

Conference Papers
Owen, C (2013) Strategy, identity and Europeanisation: reformulating the past and imagining the future in CEE and SEE universities. Society for Research in Higher Education Conference, Newport, UK. December 2013

Gordon, G and Owen, C (2010) Quality Culture: idea, ideal, rhetoric, reality, opportunity, challenge. Society for Research in Higher Education Conference, Newport, UK. December 2010

Owen, C (2013) Quality standards, access and transition to higher education: findings from the IBAR project. The Impact of Higher Education: Addressing the challenges of the 21st century. EAIR 35th Annual Forum. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. August 2013

Rattray, J; Land Ray, L; Eggins, H; Gordon, G and Owen, C (2012) Governing quality in European higher education: a comparison of three member states.
Society for Research in Higher Education Conference. Newport, UK. December 2012

Owen, C; Eggins, H; Land, R and Gordon, G (2012) Access to higher education in Europe: issues, trends and barriers. Consortium of Higher Education Researchers Conference, Belgrade, Serbia. September 2012

Gordon, G and Owen, C (2010) Quality Culture: idea, ideal, rhetoric, reality, opportunity, challenge. Society for Research in Higher Education Conference, Newport, UK. December 2010

Owen, C and Everett, J (2010) Curriculum Approval with Flexibility and Consistency, JISC Conference. Online. April 2010

Owen, C (2009) Supporting Curriculum Design at Task, Module and Programme Level. ALT-C Conference. Manchester, UK. September 2009

Nicol, D and Owen, C (2008) The First Year Experience: Formative assessment and feedback for first year success. QAA Scotland Enhancement Themes Conference. Edinburgh, UK. June 2008

Owen, C and Draper, S (2007) Designing with technology to enhance learner responsibility: shifting control through assessment practices, ALT-C 2007 “Beyond Control”. Nottingham, UK. September 2007

Owen, C (2005) "What happens when the money runs out?" Librarians and the digital resources challenge. Performance Documentation and Preservation in an Online Environment. Theatre Association Symposium, New York, USA. April 2005. (Invited Keynote).

Owen, C (2002) Building a digital environment for interoperable research, teaching and learning: the work of the Performing Art Data Service. IAML International Conference, Berkeley, USA. August 2002

Owen, C (2000) Meeting the challenge of film research in the digital age. DRH Conference. Sheffield, UK. September 2000.

Owen, C (2000) Dublin Core and Metadata. Five centuries of Scottish music. IAML International Conference. Edinburgh, UK. August 2000.

Malloch, S, Boehm, C, Duffy, C, Owen, C, Arnold, S, and Pearson, T (1998). Performing Arts Data Service-an online digital resource library. Paper presented at the Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. Second European Conference ECDL98. Proceedings.

Malloch, S, Boehm, C, Duffy, C and Owen, C (1998) The Performing Arts Data Service. Digital Convergence

Publications
Owen, C and Gordon, G (2014) Transitions from secondary education: findings from the IBAR project. In: Eggins, H (ed.) Overcoming the barriers to achieving quality in higher education: a European Perspective. Sense. Rotterdam.

Owen, C (2013) Is access to university a matter of quality? UK and European experiences of widening participation. Journal of the European Higher Education Area. Special Edition 2013

Owen, C (2013) Quality cultures at what cost? In: Land, R and Gordon, G (eds.) Enhancing Quality in Higher Education: international perspectives. Routledge. Oxford.

Nicol, D and Owen, C (2009). Re-engineering assessment practices: A matrix for curriculum and institutional change. Educational Developments, 10(2), 5-10

Strivens, J, Baume, D, Grant, S, Owen, C, Ward, R, and Nicol, D (2009) The role of e-portfolios in formative and summative assessment: Report of the JISC-funded study. Centre for Recording Achievement. Bolton.

Gordon, G and Owen, C (2008) Cultures of Quality Enhancement: a short overview of the literature for higher education policy makers and practitioners. QAA Scotland Enhancement Themes Papers.

Owen, C (2005) Good practice in collaborative working methods and new media tools creation in the arts. (Series ed.) Oxbow Books. Oxford.

Owen, C (2005) Performing arts in the digital age. International Performing Arts Resources Journal Vol. 24

Owen, C (2004) Interoperable resource discovery for the performing arts. In: Koch, T and Silverberg, I (eds.) Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. Springer-Verlag. Heidelberg.

Owen, C (2002) Digital music resources for music scholars. Brio Vol. 41 Issue 1

Owen, C; Pearson, T and Arnold, S (2000) Meeting the challenge of film research in the digital age. D-lib Vol. 6 Issue 3

Owen, C (2000) Creating digital audio resources: a guide to good practice (ed.) Oxbow Books. Oxford.

Owen, C (1999) Creating digital performance resources: a guide to good practice (ed.) Oxbow Books. Oxford.

Owen, C. (1998). Metadata for music and movies. University of Glasgow Performing Arts Data Service workshops on the Dublin Core. Audiovisual Librarian, 24(1), 47-50.

Malloch, S, Boehm, C, Duffy, C, Owen, C, Arnold, S and Pearson, T (1998) Performing Arts Data Service — An Online Digital Resource Library. Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1998, Volume 1513/1998


Supervisors

Additional information

Catherine Owen is currently a PhD candidate and researcher in strategy at the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow. Catherine has worked as an international researcher and consultant in higher education policy at the University of Strathclyde, Durham University and the University of Glasgow with emphasis on the management of educational quality policy and educational development in CEE, Western Balkans and accession country universities. Catherine co-ordinated the UK contribution to the EACEA IBAR project which identified barriers to the adoption of the ESG at institutional level in seven European countries. Catherine is a consultant to a number of European universities and has served as an international member of university quality accreditation panels.