Emeritus Nicky Solomon is currently working as a Research Education Consultant for Insearch Australia, working on the design and implementation of an educational strategy focusing on the development of academic researchers in South East Asia.
Professor Solomon’s early academic career focused on the training of English language teachers and on researching the language of workplaces and workers.
More recently, from 2010 – 2016, she was Dean of the Graduate Research School, at the University of Technology, Sydney, where she had overall leadership and management of research degree students across the university. Her role focused on improving the quality of doctoral education so that research graduates could make significant contributions to knowledge in their disciplinary areas, but also so that graduates would have well developed research skills to help them with their career choices. She has recently been the lead developer of English for Research courses to be delivered in Vietnam in 2018, to assist Vietnamese researchers to communicate their research internationally.