Professor Gareth Parry BA (Hons), CertEd, PhD, FRSA, FSRHE
Emeritus Professor of Education
Visiting Professor, ESRC Centre for Global Higher Education
Visiting Fellow, Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies, New College Oxford
Winner, WONKHE Award for Lifetime Contribution to Better Higher Education Policy
Gareth researches system change and policy reform in higher education, nationally and internationally.
He has led major research projects funded by the research councils, charitable foundations, government departments and national agencies on aspects of organisation and participation in tertiary education. He was a research consultant to the Dearing inquiry into higher education (1996-97) and the Foster review of further education colleges (2004-05). He was a founding member of the ESRC Centre for Global Higher Education, a social science research centre dedicated to the study of higher education and its future.
His current work is focused on:
Gareth is an external examiner for Doctoral degrees in the UK and worldwide.
Recent books and research monographs