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Dr Julia Taylor has a PhD in Media History. At Bournemouth University, she is Head of Doctoral College and is responsible for the University’s portfolio of postgraduate research degrees. Julia was previously Research and Enterprise Operations Manager for Bournemouth University following an earlier career as the managing editor in electronic academic publishing sector. Current research interests include the early years of the BBC, postgraduate student mental health and academic impact, and the evaluation of postgraduate student learning. Julia is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
- Polkinghorne, M., Taylor, J., Knight, F. and Stewart, N., 2023. Doctoral Supervision: A Best Practice Review. Encyclopedia, 3 (1), 46-59.
- Polkinghorne, M., Roushan, G. and Taylor, J., 2022. Understanding Student Learning Gain: Using Student-Staff Partnerships within Higher Education to Inform the Continuous Improvement Process. Eurasian Business and Economics Perspectives, 23, 3-17.
- O'Sullivan, H., Polkinghorne, M. and Taylor, J., 2022. Investigating the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Undergraduate Business Education: Using Learning Gain as a Measure to Compare Two Cohorts of Marketing Students. Businesses, 2 (2), 214-227.
- Casey, C., Harvey, O., Taylor, J., Knight, F. and Trenoweth, S., 2022. Exploring the wellbeing and resilience of postgraduate researchers. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 46 (6), 850-867.
- Leidner, S., Polkinghorne, M., Roushan, G. and Taylor, J., 2022. Evaluating Student Learning Gain: A Study to Consider How Teaching Online During the Covid-19 Pandemic Affected Student Learning. , 3-20.
- Polkinghorne, M., Taylor, J. and Roushan, G., 2021. Continuous Improvement in Education: Understanding the Effectiveness of our Business and Management Teaching. Journal of Business Management & Change, 19 (2), 4-20.
- Polkinghorne, M., O’Sullivan, H., Taylor, J. and Roushan, G., 2021. An innovative framework for higher education to evaluate learning gain: a case study based upon the discipline of marketing. Studies in Higher Education, 46 (9), 1740-1755.
- Polkinghorne, M., Roushan, G. and Taylor, J., 2021. Seeking an educational Utopia: an alternative model for evaluating student Learning Gain. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 45 (6), 857-869.
- Polkinghorne, M. and Taylor, J., 2019. Switching on the BBC: Using Recursive Abstraction to Undertake a Narrative Inquiry-Based Investigation Into the BBC’s Early Strategic Business and Management Issues. SAGE Research Methods Cases, Part 2, 1-20.
- Polkinghorne, M., Roushan, G. and Taylor, J., 2017. Considering the marketing of higher education: the role of student learning gain as a potential indicator of teaching quality. Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 27 (2), 213-232.
- Taylor, J., 1995. Left on the Shelf? The Issues and Challenges Facing Women Employed in Libraries from the Late Nineteenth Century to the 1950s. Library history, 11 (1).
- Taylor, J., 1988. The Early Publishing History of Mary Wollstonecraft’s ‘Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Factotum, 27.
- Allen, S. et al., 2022. Fusion Learning Colloquium 2022 - Proceedings. Poole, UK: Bournemouth University.
- Polkinghorne, M. and Taylor, J., 2022. Recursive Abstraction Method for Analysing Qualitative Data. In: Buhalis, D., ed. Encyclopaedia of Tourism Management and Marketing. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
- McCain, J., 2013. Women and Libraries. In: Black, A. and Hoare, P., eds. The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland 1850-2000. Vol. 3. Cambridge University Press.
- McCain, J., 2006. Women and libraries. In: Black, A. and Hoare, P., eds. The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland 1850-2000. Vol. 3. Cambridge University Press.
- McCain, J., Chignell, H. and Holland, M., 2001. The Use of Online Databases in a University Broadcasting Archive. Case studies of the construction of databases for BBC Radio 4's Analysis and ITV's This Week. In: Deegan, M., Fraser, M. and Williamson, N., eds. Digital evidence: selected papers from DRH2000 (Digital Resources for the Humanities Conference, University of Sheffield, September 2000).. Office for Humanities Communication.
- Stewart, N., Knight, F. and Taylor, J., 2022. Building meaningful postgraduate research communities and the role of the Doctoral College. In: UKCGE International Conference on Developments in Doctoral Education and Training 5-8 April 2022 Online.
- Polkinghorne, M., Roushan, G. and Taylor, J., 2022. Understanding Student Learning Gain: Using Student-Staff Partnerships within Higher Education to Inform the Continuous Improvement Process. , 3-17.
- Polkinghorne, M., Leidner, S., Roushan, G. and Taylor, J., 2021. Evaluating student learning gain: What is the impact upon student learning resulting from the move to online teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic? In: 37th EBES Conference - Eurasian Business and Economics Society 6-8 October 2021 Berlin.
- Polkinghorne, M., Taylor, J. and Roushan, G., 2020. Evaluating Student Learning Gain in Higher Education: A Poetic Consideration Based Upon the Teaching of Business and Management. In: WBM 2020 - Business Teaching & Pedagogy Online International Research Conference 10-24 September 2020 Online. Online USA: Western Business and Management Conference.
- Stewart, N., Taylor, J. and Knight, F., 2020. Preparing for the next phase: Transitional support for postgraduate research students [online]. In: UK Council for Graduate Education Annual Conference 29 June-3 July 2020 Online.
- Stewart, N., Cutler, C., Knight, F. and Taylor, J., 2018. The challenges of developing and supporting a strong research community and culture in a postgraduate research context. In: UK Council for Graduate Education.
- Taylor, J., 2010. Crystals, Sparks and Whispering Voices – The Reception of Early Radio. In: Sounding Out Conference 9-10 September 2010 Bournemouth University.
- McCain, J., 2000. Creation of a Resource Case Study: a database for ‘This Week’ television series. In: Digital Resources for the Humanities Conference 10-13 September 2000 Univesrity of Sheffield.
- O'Sullivan, H., Polkinghorne, M. and Taylor, J., 2022. Using Learning Gain to Evaluate Undergraduate Business Education.. Scholarly Community Encyclopedia.
- Polkinghorne, M., Taylor, J. and Knight, F., 2022. Finding the Key to Successful Doctoral Supervision. In: FLIE Fusion Learning Colloquium 2022.
- Stewart, N., Cutler, C., Knight, F. and Taylor, J., 2018. The challenges of developing and supporting a strong research community and culture in a postgraduate research context. In: UK Council for Graduate Education Annual Conference.
- Knight, F., Taylor, J., Polkinghorne, M. and Edwards, R., 2017. Non-Academic Research Impact: A Case Study Exploring the Perceived Importance of Non-Academic Impact of Doctoral Students’ Research at Bournemouth University. In: UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) Annual Conference 2017.
- Polkinghorne, M., Roushan, G. and Taylor, J., 2017. Evaluating Student Learning Gain: An Alternative Perspective. In: Higher Education Academy (HEA) Surveys Conference 2017.
- Taylor, J., 2011. The Changing Design of Early Wireless Sets. In: Bournemouth University PGR Conference.
- Chloe Casey. Promoting mental health & wellbeing to build the resilience, capability and capacity of PGRs
Profile of Teaching UG
- Level 6 Dissertation Supervision (Media)
- Level 5 Business Simulation
- Level 5 Research Methods
Early Radio Design, Miramar Hotel, Bournemouth, 01 Jan 2006 more
Centre for Media History Public Lectures
- Committee Member, Research Concordat Steering Group
- Committee Member, Research Excellence Framework (REF) Committee
- Committee Member, Faculty of Media & Communication Research Degrees Committee
- Committee Member, Faculty of Management Research Degrees Committee
- Secretary, Univesrity Research Degrees Committee
- Committee Member, University Research & Professional Practice Committee
- Faciliatator, Supervisory Development Training (Established Supervisors)
- Facilitator, Supervisory Development Training (New Supervisors)
- PhD in Media HIstory (Bournemouth University, 2013)
- MA in Bibliography, Publishing & Textual Studies (University of Leeds, 1988)
- BA (Hons) in English & Related Literature (University of York, 1987)
- Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow (2018-),
- UK Council for Graduate Education, Member (2014-),
- Association of Research Managers & Administrators, Member (2008-),