Researcher biography

Siyu Liu is a PhD student in the School of Education. She got a master’s degree in educational studies in December 2020. Currently, she joins in an ARC research project: Beyond global discourses of data, and her research is in the field of education policy, datafication and vocational education. In the project, Siyu focuses on a specific information platform called the credit bank system in the Chinese vocational education field, attempting to clarify the nature of the Credit Bank development in China and further analysis of the complex spatial association between local-national and global levels. Siyu wants to find the answer about local-national-global processes and broader globalization processes by studying how relevant vocational education policy and data infrastructure arrangements have been developed in varied settings.


Siyu’s principal advisor is Associate Professor Ian Hardy; her associate advisor is Dr Suraiya Abdul Hameed.