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Ruth is Senior Lecturer in Education Studies in the Institute of Education at the University of Derby. Before that Ruth worked as an Education Researcher at the International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) at the University of Derby and as Pedagogic Research Assistant at Oxford Brookes University.

Research Interests:

Historical and recent developments in Education Studies as a subject
The idea of 'student experience' and the implications of its expansion in higher education
Higher education policy and practice
Social inequalities in education
Knowledge-based education

Selected Publications:

Mieschbuehler, R. (2020) 'How to bring about real equality in higher education', in Bartram, B. (ed.) Understanding Contemporary Issues in Higher Education: Contradictions, Complexities and Challenges. London and New York: Routledge.
Mieschbuehler, R. (2018) The Minoritisation of Higher Education Students: An Examination of Contemporary Policies and Practice. London and New York: Routledge.
Mieschbuehler, R. (2017) 'Beyond the student experience', in Hayes, D. (ed.) Beyond McDonaldization: Visions of Higher Education. London and New York: Routledge.
Mieschbuehler, R. & Hooley, T. (2016) World-Class Apprenticeship Standards: Report and Recommendations. Derby and London: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby and Pearson Education UK.
Institute of Education, University of Derby