03/2011-09/2015 Doctor of Philosophy， Comparative and International Education / Higher Education，Faculty of Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
09/2005-11/2007 Master of Arts， Comparative, International and Development Education / Higher Education， Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) University of Toronto, Canada
09/1999-07/2003 Bachelor， International Politics， School of International Studies，Peking University, China
01/04/2019-Present Research Associate Professor，Centre for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology, China，
03/06/2015-Present Chief of Research Office，International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (UNESCO-ICHEI), Shenzhen, China
04/2013-06/2013 Analyst， Directorate for Education, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris, France
01/11/2007-31/12/2010 Programme Assistant (UN Regular Staff)， Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)/United Nations Asian and Pacific Center for Agricultural and Engineering and Machinery (UNAPCAEM), Beijing, China
17/05/2007-17/07/2007 Chief Editor (Part-time) China Education and Research Network, Beijing, China
01/09/2005-30/04/2007 Research Assistant OISE / University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
05/2006-08/2006 Researcher ActionAid International China, Beijing, China
07/08/2003-31/07/2005 Education Secretary UNESCO Office Beijing, Beijing, China
Ma, Jinyuan. (2018). Chapter: R&D internationalization of the university-based collaborative research unit in China: An exploration of the de-Sovietization of Chinese higher education from an understructure perspective. In A. Oleksiyenko (Ed.), Global Competition and Internationalization of Higher Education: Continuity and Change in China and Russia. Singapore: Springer.
Ma, Wangxing, Ma, Jinyuan & Zeng,Li. (2 June 2018). Qian Xuesen and Educational Innovation of National University of Defense and Technology. Guangming Daily
Yang, Rui, & Ma, Jinyuan. (May 2015). Chapter: China's International Aid in Education: Development, Determinants and Discord. In I.-H. Cheng & S.-J. Chan (Eds.), International Educational Aid in Developing Asia -- Policies and Practices. Springer.
Ma, Jinyuan. (2014). Rethinking the World Bank Agenda for Chinese Higher Education Reform. Frontiers of Education in China, 9(1), 89-109. DOI 10.3868/s110-003-014-0006-x
Ma, Wangxing, & Ma, Jinyuan. (2014). The Interpretation of Qian Xuesen's Innovative Education Thinking (Qian Xuesen Chuang Xin Jiao Yu Si Siang Jie Du). Beijing: Higher Education Press.
Ma, Jinyuan. (February 2013), Book Review: The Impact and Transformation of Education Policy in China, edited by Tiedan Huang and Alexander W. Wiseman, Comparative Education Review (SSCI), 57(1), 177-179.
Ma, Jinyuan. (October 2013), Conference Paper: Internationalization of China’s Academic Triple Helix Linkages: The Case Study of Organized Research Units at Peking University, The 14th International Conference on Education Research (ICER), (16-18 October 2013, Seoul, Korea).
Ma, Jinyuan. (September 2013), Conference Paper: Internationalization of Higher Education Innovation: The Case of Chinese Research Universities, The IV International Conference on “University Tradition: A Resource or a Burden?” (26-28 September, Moscow, Russia).
Ma, Wangxing, & Ma, Jinyuan. (2012). The Great Practice of Qian Xuesen's Innovation Education (Qian Xuesen Chuang Xin Jiao Yu de Wei Da Shi Jian). Changsha: Hunan Science and Technology Publishing House.
Ma, Jinyuan. (2011), Translation: The Art of Fieldwork by Harry F. Wolcott, University of Chongqing Publishing House.
Ma, Jinyuan. (2002). Promote the Education Reformation by Constructing Innovation Atmosphere in Universities. Proc. Journal of Higher Education Research, 4(1)
Ma, Jinyuan. (December 2002). The Impact of the Elites in and out of China, China Education Daily
Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology. (June 2018) Research Report on Problems, Countermeasures and Strategies of Introducing Overseas High-level Talents: From a Perspective of the Youth Thousand People Plan, Shenzhen, China
Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology. (April 2018) Research Report on How to Develop Liberal Arts Education in World-class Science and Engineering Universities, Shenzhen, China
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (June 2013) OECD working paper: Redefine, Redesign, Regroup, Recast, Reschedule and Reset the Learning Environments through Technology-Based Innovations: Insights from OECD Analyses, Paris, France
ActionAid International. (August 2006) Research Report on The Impact of the “Two Exemptions and One Subsidy” Basic Education Policy and Implications for Goal Achievement in terms of “Improving Quality Education for Basic Education”, Beijing, China
Forthcoming Presentation at the 62nd Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (14-18 April 2018, San Francisco, the USA): How to Cultivate Integrated Talents with Humanistic Qualifications in China's Emerging Science and Engineering Universities
Presentation at Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Innovation Institute Conference (19-21 August 2018, (Xi’an, China): Finnish Higher Education Reforms as a Mirror of Chinese Higher Education Reforms: A Sino-Finnish Comparative Perspective
Presentation at EU Horizon 2020 Research Project Application Workshop (13-15 June 2018, Tampere, Finland): Exploring Societal Impact of EU-China Joint Research Projects
Presentation at the 10th China Goes Global Conference (26-28 July 2016, Macerata, Italy): The Researchers’ Role Strain in University-Multinational Corporation Joint Research Institutes
Presentation at the 60th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (6-10 March 2016, Vancouver, Canada): Role Strain in Cooperative Research Centers: The Case of Chinese Flagship Research Universities
Presentations at the 59th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (8-13 March 2015, Washington D.C., the USA): 1) Internationalization of China's Triple Helix Linkages: The cases of university-based organized research units at Chinese research universities; 2) How Do Chinese Flagship Universities Manage University-Multinational Corporation R&D Cooperation: A Comparative Case-Study of Tsinghua University and Peking University
Presentation at the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong Annual Conference 2015 (6-7 February 2015, Hong Kong, China): An Exploration on the Orientation of University-Multinational Corporation R&D partnership in China: A semi-entitative joint research institute at Tsinghua University
Presentation at the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong Annual Conference 2014, (28 February – 1 March 2014, Hong Kong, China): Internationalization of the Triple Helix Linkage in China
Presentation at the Comparative and International Society Annual Conference, 2007 (Feb. 25-Mar. 1, 2007, Baltimore): Mass Higher Education in China: Policy, Civil Society and Implication for Global Cultural Dialogue
Presentations at The Canadian Society for the Studies in Education Annual Conference (CSSE), 2006 (May 27-29, 2007, York University, Toronto): The Effect of Harmonization of Student Culture on Mergers in Chinese Universities
Research Projects and Editorial Member of Academic Journal
09/2018 Individual Fellowship Applicant, EU Horizon 2020 Research Project: Unravelling Societal Impact of Transnational Research Projects: Theory building and empirical investigation in the EU-China context
06/2018 Project Manager, Research Project on Liberal Arts Education in World-class Science and Engineering Universities, Key Project of Educational Science Strategic Planning of Shenzhen Education Bureau in 2018
10/2018-05/2019 Guest Editor, Sustainability (SSCI&SCI Expanded）
Special Issue: Higher Education in Innovation Ecosystem
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