Julian Ingle


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After working as a translator in Barcelona, Julian studied philosophy at the Universities of Middlesex and Essex. Before joining the Thinking Writing team at Queen Mary University of London in 2009, he worked at London Metropolitan, City University and UCL, where he wrote and taught courses in philosophy, history of ideas and history. He also taught academic writing and English for academic purposes, Spanish language, and worked on EFL teacher training courses at post-graduate and undergraduate levels. His work in learning development included facilitating action learning sets and developing critical and reflective thinking.

Much of Julian’s recent work in Thinking Writing has been with staff and students in medicine and engineering.


Ingle, J. & Yakovchuk, N. (forthcoming.) Writing Development, Co-teaching and Academic Literacies: Exploring the Connections in Working with academic literacies: research, theory, design. eds, Harrington, Lillis, Mitchell & Lea. Colorado State University: WAC Clearinghouse

O'Gorman, E.,  Ingle, J. & Mitchell, S. (2014) Promoting Student Participation in Scientific Research: An Undergraduate Course in Global Change Biology in Double Helix: A journal of critical thinking and writing, Vol.2, 2014. http://qudoublehelixjournal.org/index.php/dh/article/view/39/153

Yakovchuk, N & Ingle, J. (2013) Working with departments to develop students’ writing: two examples of collaboration on medical degrees at Queen Mary, University of London, in EAP within the higher education garden: Cross-pollination between disciplines, departments and research, John Wrigglesworth (Ed.). Proceedings of the BALEAP Conference, Portsmouth 2011. Reading: Garnet.

‘Learning (and Staying) Together) Beyond the Classroom: experiences of action learning sets’ (with D. Griffith, A. Massey & H. Pokorny) Investigations in University Teaching and Learning, Vol. 5 (1). London, London Metropolitan University, 2008

Conference papers

Writing: an exclusive practice? Paper presented at Discourse, Power and Resistance 2013: Discourses of Inclusion and Exclusion. 9-11 April 2013

‘Working within departments to develop students’ writing: Thinking Writing Initiatives at Queen Mary, University of London’ (with N. Yakovchuk) BALEAP 2011

‘Action Learning to Support Japanese Undergraduates’ Teaching & Learning Conference, London Metropolitan University, July 2008.

‘Writing in the Disciplines’, Aimhigher Practitioner Forum: English Language and Literacy: Supporting Student Diversity, Open University, London, June 2007.

‘The Role of the Aimhigher Practitioner Forum,’ Learning Development in Higher Education Network Conference, University of Bournemouth, April 2007.

‘The Construction and Reproduction of Knowledge in Different HE Cultures: an alternative approach to plagiarism,’ with H. Peters, 4th International Learning & Teaching Conference, Galway University, Galway, 2006