Julia Taylor

Dr Julia Taylor

  • Doctoral College Academic Manager
  • Dorset House DG02b, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Dr Julia Taylor has a PhD in Media History. At Bournemouth University, she is Academic Manager for the 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.

Journal Articles


  • 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.


  • 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.


PhD Students

  • 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

Invited Lectures

  • Early Radio Design, Miramar Hotel, Bournemouth, 01 Jan 2006 more

Internal Responsibilities

  • Facilitator, Supervisory Development Training (New Supervisors)
  • Faciliatator, Supervisory Development Training (Established Supervisors)
  • Committee Member, University Research & Professional Practice Committee
  • Secretary, Univesrity Research Degrees Committee
  • Committee Member, Faculty of Management Research Degrees Committee
  • Committee Member, Faculty of Media & Communication Research Degrees Committee
  • Committee Member, Research Excellence Framework (REF) Committee
  • Committee Member, Research Concordat Steering Group


  • 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-),
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