CR&DALL Director speaks at Dubai research conference

Published: 1 September 2023

Professor Michael Osborne gave the keynote address at the 7th Doctoral Research Conference at the British University in Dubai

This July, Michael Osborne, Professor of Adult and Lifelong Learning and Director of CR&DALL (School of Education travelled to the British University in Dubai (BUiD), where he gave the keynote address during its annual Doctoral Research Conference now in its 7th year.

BUiD was established 20 years ago and is supported by three UK partners, the University of Glasgow, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Manchester. It is the work of the Faculty of Education that is the focus of collaboration with the University of Glasgow, and includes both research collaborations and external quality assurance reviews of Masters and Doctoral programmes.

The flagship event took place on 8 July 2023. Professor Osborne’s address focused on the topic of Research Quality, drawing on his experience of being REF 2021 champion for Education at the university. He is seen here following his keynote with Professor Abdullah Al Shamsi, Vice-Chancellor of BUiD, His Excellency Mirza Al Sayegh, a member of the Board of Trustees of the BUiD from the Al Maktoum Foundation, and Dr Khalid Al Marri, Dean of Research at BUiD.

Professor Osborne was also a reviewer of presentations from students at the conference with Dr Solomon Arulraj David, Associate Professor of Education at BUiD.

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First published: 1 September 2023

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