Nigel completed his first degree, in Mathematics and Economics, at the University of Nottingham and an MSc in Economics at the London School of Economics. He subsequently completed an MBA with Distinction through the Open University. Having worked in Financial Services, in Finance, IT and Business Coaching, and in primary care as a Practice Manager, Nigel started a PhD within the Better for Less team in September 2015. His thesis will investigate the implications of gender differences for research and teaching productivity in Higher Education.
Nigel is also a qualified Triathlon coach and Head Coach at the Westcroft Triathlon Club in Carshalton, Surrey.
Higher Education Survey Presentation
Nigel Burnell presenting at the Choice Lab PhD course held at NHH University in Bergen, Norway in October 2016 as part of a 4 day event hosted by Armin Falk, the German experimental economist. The presentation was entitled 'Multi-tasking in academia (Do student expectations matter?)' and was delivered to an international audience of around 50 PhD students.