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Learn more about our experts and their work providing analysis and thought leadership on the opportunities and challenges Brexit presents for education

Analysis & Thought Leadership

  • Paul Bartholomew -

    Professor Paul Bartholomew

    Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education)

    Paul is responsible for leading, developing and overseeing the University’s strategies relating to the Education portfolio, including innovative approaches and new initiatives in educational opportunity, standards and development of taught programmes and a rewarding student learning experience.

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    Professor Paul Bartholomew

    Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) Close

    Paul is Ulster University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education, responsible for leading, developing and overseeing the University’s strategies on teaching, learning and student experience.

    Throughout the Brexit process, Paul will continue to represent Ulster University and higher education in Northern Ireland on a number of national groups including the Higher Education Academy.

    He also leads on the enhancement of the University’s curriculum, ensuring it is responsive to the opportunities and challenges Brexit will present, to the benefit of both current and prospective students.

    To discuss Brexit in relation to higher education delivery, please contact Paul on paul.bartholomew@ulster.ac.uk or 028 7012 4303

  • Ian Montgomery -

    Professor Ian Montgomery

    Pro-Vice Chancellor (Global Engagement)

    Ian supports our global potential and ambitions by leading strategies in relation to global engagement, partnerships, collaborations and international recruitment potential.

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    Professor Ian Montgomery

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) Close

    Ian is Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement at Ulster University, responsible for leading the development of international partnerships and collaborations in research and teaching.

    Alongside colleagues, Ian will be working to maximise global opportunities for outward and inward student mobility and further develop Ulster’s international staff capacity in the post-Brexit climate.

    He will also be working to develop Ulster’s international recruitment activities, extending Ulster’s already strong international networks, and ensuring the globalization agenda is a key aspect of every student’s experience.

    To discuss the potential impact of Brexit in these areas, please contact Ian via email
    jai.montgomery@ulster.ac.uk or by phone 028 9536 7457

  • Robert Porter -

    Dr Robert Porter

    Research Director – Communication, Cultural and Media Studies

    Robert is Director of the Centre of Media Research at Ulster University, where he also leads our Brexit research forum. The forum is a collaboration by researchers across all Faculties and Research Institutes within the University, to support the identification of and response to research opportunities arising during and from the Brexit process.

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    Robert Porter

    Research Director – Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Close

    Robert is Director of the Centre of Media Research at Ulster University, where he also leads our Brexit research forum.

    The forum is a collaboration by researchers across all Faculties and Research Institutes within the University, to support the identification of and response to research opportunities arising during and from the Brexit process.

    To discuss such opportunities and how Ulster University might be able to work with you, please contact Robert on r.porter@ulster.ac.uk or 028 7012 3998

  • Colin Turner -

    Professor Colin Turner

    Head of School of Engineering

    Colin is Head of the School of Engineering and Professor for Engineering Education at Ulster University. Colin is a member of the Executive Committee of ASET, the national work based and placement learning association, working to advance the prevalence, effectiveness and quality of work based learning and placement learning in higher education.

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    Professor Colin Turner

    Head of School of Engineering Close

    Colin is Head of the School of Engineering and Professor for Engineering Education at Ulster University.

    Colin is a member of the Executive Committee of ASET, the national work based and placement learning association, working to advance the prevalence, effectiveness and quality of work based learning and placement learning in higher education.

    He will be working in this role to explore and address any challenges and opportunities that the Brexit process could have on placement and work based learning opportunities for University students.

    He is also a member of the Engineering Professors Council where he continues to work with colleagues across the engineering sector to understand the potential impact that Brexit could have. More information on this is available online: http://epc.ac.uk/brexit/

    To discuss Brexit in relation to engineering or work based learning, please contact Colin on c.turner@ulster.ac.uk or 028 9036 6278