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Personal profile


Melissa Jogie is the Institutional Research Culture Lead on university-wide initiatives to develop the knowledge exchange culture and citizenship of academic staff and postgraduate students across all research Centres. She is a Trinidadian-Australian who completed her PhD at the Australian National University in 2017. To learn more about her research visit www.melissajogie.com for access to publications, research funding, and public engagement.

Research projects

Funded Grants:

2022/23: British Academy, UK-Italy KFS 'The Long Cry of COVID-19: Investigating how child bereavement policies address inequalities caused by grief in Italian and British primary schools' (£4999) | Principal Investigator | View Information

2022/23: British Academy, UK-Italy KFS 'Encounters for Justice: A Comparative Study of How Journalists Mediate Stories of Domestic Abuse and Gender-Based Violence' (£4750) | View Information

2022/23: British Academy, UK-Italy KFS 'Plugging future teachers into technology as a way of addressing education inequalities' (£5000) | View Information

2021/22: British Academy G7 COVID-19 Vaccine Engagement Grant (£88,016) | Principal Investigator | View information

2021/22: BERA Small Grants 'Race and Education' (£4,820) | Principal Investigator | View information

2022: Violence, Abuse and Mental Health Network (VAMHN) 'Intervention' Grant, UKRI (£24,996) | Principal Investigator | View information

2022: The British Academy & The Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (UK-Italy Knowledge Frontiers Symposium on Inequalities)

2021: BIG South London Innovation Voucher Scheme (£4,829) | Principal Investigator | View information

2021: Southlands Methodist Trust Grant (£3,485) | Principal Investigator | View information

2021: UKLA Literacy Association Research Grant (£2,660) | Principal Investigator | View information

2021: Research England QR Strategic Priorities Fund (£3,926) | Principal Investigator | View information

2020: Church of England Grant (£40,000) View information

2020: British Academy Grant (£4,000) View information

2019: British Academy & Australia Academy of Humanities (UK-Australia Knowledge Frontiers Forum, on The Future of the Humanities and Social Science Research, Brisbane) View information


Academic | International Awards:

  • BIG South London Innovation Award for 'Outstanding Collaboration in Community Innovation 2021/22': Sutton Night Watch & University of Roehampton (PI Jogie, Making the 360 degree charity)
  • Academic Lecturer Award (Shortlisted), RSU Roehampton University, 2020
  • Diversifying Leadership Award: Advance HE, 2020
  • 'Best Paper Award' Finalist: Australian Educational Researcher Journal for 'Desperate Shadows of Belonging', 2015
  • 'Outstanding Presentation Award': EU Graduate Conference, RMIT University, Melbourne, 2014
  • 'Best Presentation Award': School of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong, 2013


Website: www.melissajogie.com

Twitter: @Mjple

External positions

Director, Diversifying Leadership Programme, Advance HE

BERA SIG Convenor, Comparative and International Education, British Educational Research Association

BERA Engagement Committee Member, British Educational Research Association

BERA College of Reviewers, British Educational Research Association (BERA)

Modern Slavery Peer Review College, Modern Slavery & Human Rights - Policy & Evidence Centre (PEC)

Member of Co-Production Working Group, National Academy for Social Prescribing

Full Accredited Researcher (Secure Research Service), Office for National Statistics

Editor-in-Chief, Research in Education Curriculum and Pedagogy: Global Perspectives (RECAP)

Expert Advisor, COVID-19 vaccine engagement / vaccine literacy, Science Media Centre

SeNSS Strategic Thought Group, University of Roehampton Representative, South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS)


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