ProfMarkDaviesMark Davies is Professor of Bioscience at the University of Sunderland, UK. While most of his ~80 papers are in biology, Mark has a burgeoning interest in research into Higher Education, particularly assessment.

He has extensive experience of quality systems in Higher Education both in the UK and internationally, and has acted as reviewer/advisor for various national bodies and universities in many countries. Activities include approval and review panellist and chair (and delivering training), external examining (for taught and research programmes), reviews of provision at sub-institutional, institutional and international levels, and taught and research degree-awarding powers scrutiny.

Mark is also an expert reviewer for the European Commission and national grant-awarding bodies in Europe. He is a National Teaching Fellow and Principal Fellow of, and consultant for, the Higher Education Academy, UK. Mark also teaches undergraduate students, as essential activity to be able to help staff in their interactions with students.

Prof. Mark Davies