Congratulations to Dr Josh McGrane, holder of the research fellowship at at the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment (OUCEA) funded by AQA, who has been made an Associate Professor.
Dr McGrane completed his medal-winning PhD in Quantitative Psychology and BA (Hons I) in Psychology at the University of Sydney. His research focuses on the assessment of cognitive and non-cognitive skills using a range of psychometric models, as well as exploring some key philosophical and methodological assumptions of educational assessment.
Alex Scharaschkin, AQA’s Director of Research, said of the appointment:
"I’m delighted to see that AQA’s sponsorship of this post at Oxford is supporting research and wider work in educational assessment, and that it’s being recognised by the university as being of first-rate quality."