Visiting Scholar Scheme

Prof. Mark Learmonth

Professor of Organisation Studies, Business School, Durham University


Visiting Period

23rd September 2019 - 11th October 2019


Mark Learmonth is Professor of Organization Studies at Durham University, UK, having previously worked at the Universities of Nottingham and York. Before academia, he was a health care administrator in the UK’s National Health Service. Mark has conducted extensive qualitative research, all of which has been concerned, broadly speaking, with investigating the personal consequences of work. He has also written theoretically about topics including evidence-based management and leadership. He is currently working on a Corpus Linguistics project.


During his residence in the University, Prof. Learmonth will deliver the following activities:

Collaborative / Consultative Research Meeting

In order to inspire interest in the research design and implementation of large-scale evidence-based practice studies among SYU academics, we would like to invite you to attend collaborative / consultation research meetings with our academics and to give us your valuable advice on their proposal planning and research development. The details of the meeting shall be confirmed upon your availability. 

Reservation for Attending Prof. Learmonth's consultation:

Research Lecture
Date: 24 September 2019 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: RLB 502
Topic: The Limits of Rationality and Evidence for Practice and Policy: Paradoxes and Possibilities
Registration: Here

Research Lecture
Date: 25 September 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: RHB 108
Topic: Critical Perspectives on Leadership: The Language of Corporate Power
Registration: Here

Research Lecture
Date: 9 October 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: RLB 502
Topic: Publishing Qualitative Storytelling in Management Journals
Registration: Here


Publications (in reverse chronological order)

Coming soon.