Pro-Vice Chancellor, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Professor Philippa Levy is the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Student Learning) at The University of Adelaide, Australia, where she is responsible for quality assurance, enhancement and innovation in learning and teaching for the University. Adelaide is one of the eight research-intensive institutions in Australia.
Previously, she was Professor of Learning and Teaching Enhancement in Higher Education at The University of Sheffield, where she also was Head of The Information School (iSchool). For five years, she was the Director of the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, CILASS, based at The University of Sheffield, which focused on supporting the development of inquiry based learning, especially in arts and social science disciplines. Professor Levy’s research has been directed towards the student experience of learning through inquiry and research, and on inquiry-based pedagogies. She was Deputy Chief Executive (Academic) of the Higher Education Academy, and in 2014, she was deputy convenor of the Education panel for the Hong Kong Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).
University of Adelaide