Professional Engagements


Executive Committee Member at the British Education Studies Association (BESA) since 2017

Reviewer for the Educationalfutures Journal, British Education Studies Association since 2017

Judge for the BETT Awards, British Educational Suppliers Association since 2017

Reviewer of book proposals for Sage Publishing, Education since 2018

External examiner for the revalidation of the BA (Hons) Education Studies Programme at Roehampton University in 2017.

External examiner for the revalidation of the BA (Hons) Education and Professional Practice programme at Havering College, an Open University accredited programme, in 2017.

Delegate at the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education (APPG) for Education Inquiry in London on 19 October 2016

Session Producers for the Battle of Ideas, Academy of Ideas

Joint Organiser of the East Midlands Salon, a forum for discussion and debate

Conferences and talks

Mieschbuehler, R. (2019) From Zero Hours to Apprenticeships: Young People at Work, Battle of Ideas Festival (BoI), 2-3 November.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2019) By Erasing the Past, Are Universities Racialising the Campus?, Derby, Brunswick Inn, East Midlands Salon, 28 November.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2019) How to Promote Real Equality in Higher Education, Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) Conference, Wolverhampton: University of Wolverhampton, 11-13 September.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2019) Equality in Higher Education, 15th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA), Swansea: University of Wales Trinity St David, 27-28 June.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2018) The Appeal of Relativism: Antidotes from Socrates to Siegel, 14th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA), Bolton: University of Bolton, 28-29 June.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2017) The Minoritisation of Higher Education Students, 13th Annual Conference of the British Education Studies Association (BESA), Liverpool: Liverpool Hope University, 29-30 June.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2016) Writing Workshop, WRITEnovember, University of Derby, 14 November.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2016) You’re hired! Who Wants to be an Apprentice? Battle of Ideas, Academy of Ideas, London: Barbican Centre, 22 and 23 October.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2016) How Can Schools Help Build the Northern Powerhouse? British Educational Suppliers Assocations, Wakefield, 15 September.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2016) Developing World-Class Apprenticeship Standards, Pearson Hot Breakfast Policy Seminar, London: Pearson UK, 23 May.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2016) Higher Apprenticeships: Benefits and Barriers, 4th Annual Apprenticeship4England Conference, London: Emirates Stadium, 25-26 February.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2015) The Minoritisation of Higher Education Students, Annual Staff Development Conference, Buckinghamshire: Buckinghamshire New University, 17 September.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2015) Employers’ Experience of Higher Apprenticeships: Benefits and Barriers, 11th Journal of Vocational Education and Training Conference: Researching Policy and Practice in Vocational Education and Training, Oxford: Worcester College Oxford, 3-5 July.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2014) What’s Racist?, Derby, Hallmark Hotel: East Midlands Salon, 20 November.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2013) Ethnic Equality in Higher Education: Let’s Dare to Rethink University Policies, Derby: University of Derby, New Horizon Conference, 18 January.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2012) Intersectionality and Ethnic Inequality in Education: Towards Bridging a Conceptual Gap, British Education Research Association (BERA) Conference, Manchester: University of Manchester, 4-6 September.

Mieschbuehler, R. (2010) Engaging the Hearts and Minds: An Alternative Approach to Ethnic Inequalities in Higher Education, Annual European Access Network (EAN) Conference, Södertörn, Sweden: University of Stockholm, 14-16 June 2010.