Dr Juliane Schwarz is a Research Fellow at City-REDI and WM REDI, University of Birmingham and holds a PhD in Linguistics from Lancaster University. As a social scientist, she has more than 15 years of experiences in managing and conducting research projects. Her expertise lies in evaluation and impact studies employing qualitative methods and doing mixed methods research. She has contributed to and organised impact evaluation studies for the Leverhulme Trust, the ESRC, the NHS and NHS Scotland and several public and private sector organisations.
Previous Research Positions:
School of Languages and Social Science, Aston University
Impact Evaluation studies. ESRC and British Council funded.
Quality assurance internal surveys.
Independent Research Consultant
Benchmarking studies on knowledge-sharing community of practice within a global enterprise.
In-depth data analysis (discourse analysis) of qualitative research.
Study on Leadership in Communities of Practice (in association with Warwick Business School)
Innovation Knowledge and Organizational Networks Research Centre IKON Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
International benchmarking studies of Knowledge-sharing Communities and Networks in Improving Business Performance (ESRC funded).
Evaluation on Healthcare provision (EPSRC funded).
Research Unit at UCAS
Education and education policy impact.
Researcher Centre for Research into Quality, Birmingham City University
Internal and external student and staff satisfaction surveys.
Co-organiser of the International Gender and Language Association Conference IGALA 2
Previous Teaching Positions
Applied Linguistics at ELAL, University of Birmingham
Language Acquisition and German Language at the Department of Languages, Linguistics and TESOL, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Business English at Department of Languages and Social Science, Aston University.
Sociolinguistics and German Language Linguistics and English Language and Department of Modern Languages, Lancaster University.
Linguistics and Study Skills at Linguistics and Modern Languages and History, Universität Tübingen, Germany.