Department of Social & Policy Sciences

CASP Member Dr Rajani Naidoo appointed to Academy of Finland

Thu Jan 02 11:33:00 GMT 2014


Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy member Dr Rajani Naidoo has been appointed an expert member to the Academy of Finland, Research Council for Culture and Society Education review panel.

Dr Naidoo is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management and leading researcher in the study of comparative higher education and its relationship to wider transformations of power in the global economic and political order.

The Academy of Finland is Finland’s most important public organization for research funding and contributes to the renewal, diversification and increasing internationalisation of Finnish research. It's mission is to finance high-quality scientific research, act as a science and science policy expert, and strengthen the position of science and research. Expert members are appointed as a result of their research profile, standing and expertise. Dr Naidoo says 'This prestigious appointment further contributes to the development of our international research networks at the University of Bath.'