Professor Alis Oancea

University of Oxford

Alis Oancea is a member of CGHE’s Research Management Committee.

Alis Oancea is Professor of Philosophy of Education and Research Policy at the University of Oxford, where she is also Director of Research in the Department of Education. Her interests are in research on research and philosophy of research. Her research has focused on research policy and governance, research assessment and evaluation, incentives and criteria for worthwhile research (including openness, quality, impacts), methodological theory and research capacity building; higher education policy and reform, including the reform of teacher education in international contexts; and empirical, theoretical and philosophical exploration of different modes of research. Alis has conducted system-wide reviews and evaluations of historical trends, current patterns and future prospects for higher education research capacity, infrastructure and funding, quality, and impact. Alis is the joint editor of the Oxford Review of Education, and was founding editor of the Review of Education.