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Collaborative PhD

​QAA is currently supporting a three-year collaborative PhD studentship, co-funded by the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC), King's College London, and QAA. The researcher is Alex Griffiths,​ and the topic is A Risk-Based Approach to Quality Assurance in Higher Education: An Empirical Analysis.


​Overview ​

​​Alex is supervised by Professor Alison Wolf at King's College London, with Dr Elizabeth Halford, Head of Research, Information and Enquiry at QAA acting as mentor for the work-based component of the research.​

So far, Alex has released the following papers sharing aspects of his work:

Alex has also presented his work at the European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF), the Society for Research into Higher Education​ (SRHE), and the King's Policy Institute. For further information see the Publications and papers page.