Dr. Christopher Hill has worked in the field of international education since 2008 and this has provided the unique opportunity to innovate, strategically develop and lead on internationalisation projects, create, establish and manage cross-cultural departments in a dynamic context, build a global network of contacts and engage in capacity building and research projects for ministries, institutions, corporations and governments, while supporting the professional development of research students and early career academics around the world.
Dr Hill’s research interests include transnational education, the development of international education and the student experience in the global arena. He published and presented in the field of international education; organised and delivered conferences, workshops, training and lectures around the world and have led on funded projects to develop research capacity and internationalise HE systems in Iraq, Taiwan, the Philippines, Pakistan and Thailand and the first EU funded project to develop education in Malaysia. In 2012, Dr. Christopher was awarded a U21 Teaching and Learning Network Fellowship to research internationalisation and global citizenry and the World Education Congress Education Leadership Award in 2015.
Dr Hill has extensive experience working in a dynamic and innovative environment, designing strategies, creating departments, developing and supporting links with partners and the home campus; recruiting, training and promoting cross-cultural and international staff; engaging with external partners for training, income streams, student recruitment and capacity building and presenting and publishing high quality research on the global stage.
TNE Research and Policy Development Funded Projects:
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Education in the Asian Century: The European Legacy and the Future of Transational Education in Asia. Hill, C. and Fernandez-Chung, R. (eds) Publication due 2016. (Routledge)
The Role of Elites in the Spanish Transition to Democracy (1975-1981): Motors of Change? (Edwin Mellen, New York: September 2007)
Cheong, K.C. Hill, C. Yin-Ching, L. Malaysia’s Education Policies and the Law of Unintended Consequences Journal of International and Comparative Education Vol. 5 Issue 2. November 2016 DOI: 10.14425/jice.2016.5.2.73 pp. 73-85
Cheong, K.C., Hill, C. Yin-Ching, L. and Zang, C. Employment as a journey or a destination? Interpreting Graduates' and Employers' Perceptions - A Malaysian Case Study. Journal of Studies in Higher Education. July 2016 DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2015.1034260 pp. 1-17
Cheong, K.C., Hill, C. et al Employing the Unemployable: Employer perceptions of Malaysian Graduates. Journal of Studies in Higher Education. April 2015 DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2015.1034260 pp 2253-70
Hill, C., Kee-Cheok, C., Yin-Ching, L., and Fernandez-Chung, R. (2013) TNE: Transnational Education or Tension between National and External? A Case Study of Malaysia in Journal of Studies in Higher Education Vol 39, No. 6 August 2014
Hill, C. Doctoral Supervision in the Cross-Cultural Arena in Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education: Global Perspectives. Brown, S. ed. (London, Palgrave, 2014)
Hill, C. Re-defining TNE: The Challenges and Opportunities of Internationalisation in Global Education: Knowledge-Based Economies for 21st Century Nations. Going Global Stiasny, M. and Gore, T. (eds) (London, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2014)
Hill, C. Developing and Supporting the Internationalisation of Research Capacity. Handbook of Research on Transnational Education Management. Mukerji, S. and Tripathi, P. (eds). IGI Global, August 2013.
Hill, C. Origins, Challenges and the Future Direction of Transnational Education in Malaysia in C. Ennew and D. Greenway (eds) The Globalization of Higher Education (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) 209-221.
Hill, C. and Winterton, J. Global Engagement: Launching an EU-ASEAN Research Collaboration Network. APAIE International Education Conference, Beijing, March 2015
Hill, C. Enhancing the Impact of Campus Internationalisation AIEA 2015 Leading Global Learning: Envisioning New Paradigms. Washington DC, February 2015
Winterton, J. and Hill, C. Higher education and the politics of capacity building: ASEAN and EU cases compared. QS Apple Asia-Pacific Professional Leaders in Education conference, Taiwan, November 2014
Hill, C. Cross-Campus Collaboration and Internationalisation Strategies –Setting the Frameworks for Effective Student Mobility. AIEC International Education Conference, Brisbane, Australia, October 2014
Hill, C. Transnational Education in Malaysia: Reflections on Student Experience. APAIE International Education Conference, Seoul, March 2014
Hill, C. The Global University of the Global Student. APAIE International Education Conference, Seoul, March 2014
Hill, C. Cross-Border Collaboration and the Global University. APAIE International Education Conference, Seoul, South Korea, March 2014
Hill, C. Cross-Border Delivery Options in the 21st Century Academy. AIEA 2014 Universalizing Global Learning in the 21st Century. Washington DC, February 2014
Hill, C. The Integration of the Global into the Local. AIEA 2014 Universalizing Global Learning in the 21st Century. Washington DC, February 2014
Hill, C. Quality assurance in transnational education - are we meeting all our stakeholders’ needs? Global Education: Knowledge-Based Economies for 21st Century Nations. Going Global Conference, Dubai, March 2013
Hill, C. New Trends in TNE: The Evolution of the IBC. QS Apple International Education Conference. Seoul, South Korea, October 2013
Hill, C. TNE in the Malaysian Hub: Strategic Reflections. QS Apple International Education Conference. Seoul, South Korea, October 2013
Hill, C. Leadership by design or by example? Educational Reform in the Asian Century. Plenary Speaker British Council Global Education Dialogue, Leadership in Higher Education and the Challenge of Globalisation. Tokyo, Japan, January 2013
Hill, C. Developing Capacity for Doctoral Research Supervision and Training amongst Universities in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Australian International Education Conference, International Education in the Asian Century, Melbourne, Australia, October 2012
Hill, C. Transnational Education and its impact upon local development: A case study of the UK-Malaysia relationship. Australian International Education Conference, International Education in the Asian Century. Melbourne, Australia, October 2012
Hill, C. Capacity Building in SE Asia. Plenary Speaker British Council Global Education Dialogue, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012
Hill, C. The Internationalisation of the Professional Doctorate: Global Solutions to Local Problems? Paper presented at 3rd International Conference on Professional Doctorates. Florence, Italy 2012
Hill, C. Transnational Education in SE Asia: Realities, Challenges and Opportunities. Paper presented at OBHE Global Forum: Levelling the Playing Field. Vancouver, May 2011
Hill, C. Global and National Education: The Internationalization of the Local and the Localization of the International, paper presented at SEAMEO Conference Decentralization in Higher Education from a Global Perspective: Implications for Vietnam and the Region, July 2010
Hill, C. Transferable and Employability Skills Development within Doctoral Programmes, paper presented at IDERN. KL, Malaysia 2010
Hill, C. The Challenges of Internationalisation: Cultural Issues in Education, presented and published at Tomorrow People Organization's Education and Development Conference. Thailand, March 2010
Hill, C. Employability: Graduate Training for an International Environment, paper presented and published at Universitas 21 Teaching and Learning Conference. Ningbo, China 2009
2014: Enakshi Sengupta Attitudes and Perception of Students towards Ethnic Integration at University in Malaysia. The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
2014: Piyumi E. Kapugeekiyana Facets of Wartime Conduct: Counterinsurgency Operations, Hybrid Warfare and Military Adaptation in the Sri Lankan Civil War (2006-2009) The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
2012: Jamal Adam Katundu Governance of Parastatal Organisation in Tanzania: The Impact of Interplay and Interactions between Actors The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
External PhD Examiner: RMIT University, Australia.