Dr Elizabeth Miller

The Deputy Dean of PBS, Elizabeth Miller, is a Higher Education researcher. With a PhD from the University of Sydney and an MSc Education (Higher Education) from the University of Oxford, her current research focuses on work-integrated learning (WIL) in higher education and the benefits for students of knowledge exchange in their academic programmes and she acts as a reviewer for several academic journals.

Elizabeth brings international experience to Escape Studios having worked for universities in Australia, Cambodia, and now the UK. Elizabeth has also worked for a boutique customer-centred design agency in Sydney, consulting and conducting research in commercial contexts. She currently teaches on our research and self-managed learning modules for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Areas of interest

  • Higher education research
  • Work integrated/based learning
  • Reflective and problem-based learning
  • Authentic assessment
  • Academic identity and labour Knowledge exchange

Recent Activity

  • March 2020: Argued that degree apprenticeships demonstrate how HEIs can improve skills & graduate outcomes through work-integrated learning in this blog for BERA
  • July 2019: Co-presented a paper on Work Integrated Learning at the Advance HE Learning and Teaching conference
  • September 2018: Presented research paper at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference - Degree Apprenticeships: Principles and Practice

Industry Expertise And Publications

Miller, E. and Konstantinou, I. (2021), "Using reflective, authentic assessments to embed employability skills in higher education", Journal of Work-Applied Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JWAM-02-2021-0014

Konstantinou, I. and Miller, E. (2021), "Self-managed and work-based learning: problematising the workplace–classroom skills gap", Journal of Work-Applied Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. DOI : https://doi.org/10.1108/JWAM-11-2020-0048

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Konstantinou, I. and Miller, E. (2020), "Investigating work-integrated learning and its relevance to skills development in degree apprenticeships", Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Vol. 10 No. 5, pp. 767-781. https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-05-2020-0112

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