Alison Yeung Dr Alison Yeung, Independent Writing Consultant, Purely Academic Ltd.
Dr Alison Yeung is an independent academic writing consultant with substantial experience of designing and delivering writing training to academics both at home and overseas. Prior to working independently, Alison was Writing Skills Teaching Fellow at the University of Surrey for 7 years, where she had responsibility for the design and delivery of writing training for doctoral researchers. Whilst her professional career of over 30 years has been in the teaching of English and the design of teaching materials, her doctoral research was in Systematic Christian Theology and Chinese Philosophy. This deep interest in understanding the differences, and indeed similarities, between cultures has served her well in her work to support researchers in today’s international academic environment. She continues to be passionate about the importance of intercultural understanding in our higher education institutions.