Meng Liu

Meng Liu

PhD Candidate in Second Language Education

University of Cambridge

Biography

Meng Liu is a PhD candidate at the Second Language Education Group, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Passionate about language education, she taught English in China, both in the private and public sectors, for over seven years before coming to Cambridge for her PhD.

Meng’s substantive research interest lies in the psychology of language learning, concerning topics such as motivation, self-concept, multilingualism and interculturality. She is also passionate about research methodology, with a particular interest in quantitative and mixed methods research, research synthesis and metascience.

Academic Roles and Services

Interests
  • Motivation
  • Multilingualism
  • Quantitative Methods (e.g., SEM, LPA)
  • Data Science with R (e.g., text mining)
  • Metascience & Open Research
Education
  • PhD in Education, 2018 - Present

    University of Cambridge

Accomplish­ments

Coursera
R Programming
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Coursera
Mathematics for Machine Learning: Linear Algebra
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Recent Publications

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(2022). Towards a culture of open scholarship: the role of pedagogical communities. BMC Research Notes.

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(2022). Open Science in Applied Linguistics: A Preliminary Survey. Open Science in Applied Linguisitcs.

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(2020). Shyness and Subjective Well-being in Chinese Adolescents: Self-efficacy Beliefs as Mediators. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

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(2020). The emotional basis of the ideal multilingual self: the case of simultaneous language learners in China. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.

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