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Jinjin Lu

Senior Associate Professor

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Dr Jinjin (Helen) Lu has over 15 years of international experience in educational research and professional roles in education. Dr. Lu obtained her M.A. from the University of Wisconsin in the U.S.A and her Ph.D. in the Faculty of Education at the University of Tasmania. After she finished her Ph.D, Helen successfully completed a range of education research projects in interdisciplinary teams in Tasmania and New South Wales in Australia. She has developed her professional and academic skills in China, Europe, USA and Australia and her leadership skills as a leading researcher. Between 2018 and 2020, Dr Lu attracted a large amount of funding from the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme in Europe. In the last two years, Helen closely collaborated with senior staff at the Czech Ministry of Education and Early Start UOW, Australia to assist multilingual and multicultural young children and their families in Europe and Australia.Currently, Dr. Lu’s research interests include language and literacy in early years, developmental psychology, and social media technology in early childhood education.

Research interests

Developmental psychology

Social media technology in early childhood education

Language and literacy in early years


Senior Associate Professor, Academy of Future Education, Xian Jiaotong- Liverpool University August 2021-present

Research Fellow, Faculty of Education and Arts, Charles Sturt University, Australia 2015-2017

Survey Manager, DVC office, Penrith campus, Western Sydney Universty, Australia 2017

Research Fellow, Early Start, University of Wollongong, 2020-2021, Australia

Research Fellow, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Czech Republic 2018-2020

Research Assistant and Tutor, Faculty of Education, University of Tasmania, Australia 2012-2014


EDS 419 Developing and Evaluating Programmes for Children

ALA 006 Research Method

EDS 412 School and Educational Psychology

Awards and honours

Adjunct Research Fellow, Faculty of Education, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

Honorary Chair Professor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Chaoyang University of Technology in Taiwan.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

B.A. South-Central University For Nationalities, 2000-2004

M.A. University of Wisconsin, 2004-2006

Ph.D University of Tasmania 2012-2014

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