BA(Hons), MA, DipEd (Melb), MEd (Bristol), PhD (La Trobe), Honorary Filosofie Hedersdoktor (Umea, Sweden 1999)

LYN YATES is Foundation Professor of Curriculum at the University of Melbourne. Her current research is concerned with:

  1. changing configurations of knowledge and students in school curriculum policies since the 1970s;
  2. forms and effects of education research assessment and steering in higher education;
  3. young people, education and the changing world.
  • Associate Professor, La Trobe University, 1994 - 1999
  • President, Australian Association for Research in Education, 1998
  • Professor of Teacher Education and Associate Dean (Research), University of Technology Sydney, 2000 - 2004
  • Professor of Curriculum, University of Melbourne, 2005 - current
  • Associate Dean, Research, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, 2006 - 2007
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Melbourne, 2007 - 2013

Yates, Lyn (2009) The quality and impact agenda in Australia: developing a 'Research Quality Framework'. In Tina Besley (ed.) Assessing the Quality of Research in Higher Education. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, pp. 210-224. [book chapter]

Yates, Lyn (2009) From curriculum to pedagogy and back again. Pedagogy, Culture and Society 17 (1), 17-28. [journal article]

Yates, Lyn (2007) 'Who counts as well as what counts: the desire to be 'world class' in Australia', European Educational Research Journal, 6 (3), 298-302. [journal article]

McLeod, Julie & Yates, Lyn (2006). Making Modern Lives: subjectivity, schooling and social change. SUNY Press, Albany New York. [book]

Yates, Lyn (2004). What does good educational research look like? Situating a field and its practices. Open University Press, Maidenhead. [book]