Dr Marina Boz

Academic Employability Consultant

Location: Cambridge

Research Supervision:Yes

Marina leads work on academic innovation and development in work-integrated learning, as part of the Curriculum Integration and Development Team. She designs Live Briefs and other strategic pedagogic initiatives involving industry partners' input and co-delivery in the taught curriculum.

marina.boz@aru.ac.uk

Background

Marina is a member of different strategic institutional working groups on learning and teaching, and has developed the ARU Graduate Capitals model as part of a cross-disciplinary team of academic leads for employability.

Marina has also worked as a Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Director of Undergraduate Courses in the Faculty of Business and Law. She led work on academic integrity, student retention and success, as well as well-being support. She also presented at international conferences and published in the areas of work-non work interface, gender and well-being at work.

Marina led several taught modules, many of which were delivered by large teams, including lecturers in national and international partner institutions. She has taught career management and development, business research methods (quantitative and qualitative) as well as organisational behaviour and human resource management, with a focus on evidence-based management skills, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Before joining ARU, Marina worked as a research associate at the Department of Social Psychology in the University of Seville, Spain. During this time, she secured external funding and partnerships for several projects related to work-life balance, interpersonal conflict, diversity management and gender equity at work.

Marina is originally from Brazil, where she worked as a Learning & Development Specialist and Recruitment Consultant for companies including Praxair and Shell. She is also an AIESEC alumni, and served as a team member in Brazil and a volunteer in Poland.

Research interests

  • Authentic learning and assessment
  • Graduate employability
  • Storytelling and careers
  • Work-integrated learning

Teaching

 

Qualifications

  • PGCert Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Anglia Ruskin University (UK)
  • PhD Human Resources, University of Seville (Spain)
  • MA Human Resources, University of Seville (Spain)
  • PG Dip Work & Organisational Psychology, University of Seville (Spain)
  • BA Business Management, Universidade Federal Fluminense (Brazil)

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy
  • Ad-hoc peer reviewer for European Journal of Work & Organizational Psychology; Applied Psychology: An International Review; International Small Business Journal

Selected recent publications

Middleton, A., Hawkins, C., Acevedo, B., Scruton, A., Kite, L., Boz, M., 2021. Making sense of employability through an active blended curriculum. In: Rodriguez, B. C. P, Armellini, A. (Eds.), 2021. Cases on Active Blended Learning in Higher Education (Pennsylvania: IGI Global).

Boz, M., Acevedo, B., Middleton, A., Scruton, A., Hawkins, C., Outteridge, J., Kite, L., 2021. Work-integrated learning as an inclusive pedagogy for employability: the case of Live Briefs at Anglia Ruskin University. In: Norton, S., Dalrymple, R. (Eds.), 2021. Employability: breaking the mould: a case study compendium (AdvanceHE).

Boz, M., Martínez-Corts, I., Munduate, L., 2016. Types of combined family-to-work conflict and enrichment and subjective health in Spain: A gender perspective. Sex Roles, 74, pp. 136-153.

Martínez-Corts, I., Demerouti, E., Bakker, A. B., Boz, M., 2015. Spillover of conflicts from work into non-work: A daily diary study. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20, pp. 326-337.

Demerouti, E., Martínez-Corts, I., Boz, M., 2013. A closer look at key concepts of work-nonwork interface, In: Grzywacz, J. G., Demerouti, E. (Eds.), 2013. New Frontiers in Work-Family Research (Rotterdam: Psychology Press).

Demerouti, E., Martínez-Corts, I., Boz, M., 2013. Issues in the development of research on interrole enrichment. In Poelmans, S., Greenhaus, J., Las Heras, M. (Eds.), 2013. Expanding the Boundaries of Work-Family Research: A Vision for the Future (London: Palgrave Macmillan).

Martínez-Corts, I., Boz, M., Medina, F., Benitez, M., Munduate, L., 2011. Coping with interpersonal conflict in small business: The moderating role of supervisor and co-worker support. Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 27, pp. 117-129.

Boz, M., Martínez, I., Munduate, L., 2009. Breaking negative consequences of relationship conflicts at work: The moderating role of work family enrichment and supervisor support. Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 25, pp. 113-121.

Recent presentations and conferences

Boz, M., Foley, S., Mogridge, Z., 2022. Live briefs at ARU: Evaluating the impact of work-integrated learning on students, academics and employer partners. Advance HE Employability Symposium 2022, Birmingham.

Janes, S., Boz, M., 2022. Developing graduate employability for all: Live briefs as an inclusive work-integrated learning approach. Employability Conference 2022: expanding the narrative for a rapidly changing world - continuing the conversation. The Open University and Nottingham Trent University, online.

Boz, M., Scruton, A., Middleton, A., Acevedo, B., Hawkins, C., Outteridge, J., Kite, L., 2020. Developing graduate employability for all: Live briefs as an inclusive work-integrated learning approach. Advance HE Teaching and Learning Conference 2020, online.

Boz, M., Martínez-Corts, I., Munduate, L., 2015. The dark side of work-life policies: Perceived negative consequences of the use of dependent care benefits. 17th European Congress of Work and Organisational Psychology (EAWOP), Olso, Norway.

Boz, M., Martínez-Corts, I., Munduate, L., 2014. The dark side of work-life policies: Perceived negative consequences of the use of dependent care benefits. 74th Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA.

Martínez-Corts, I., Demerouti, E., Bakker, A. B., Boz, M., 2014. Work-life balance and well-being: A diary study using job demands-resources theory. 11th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, London, UK.

Martínez-Corts, I., Demerouti, E., Boz, M., 2013. Linking daily interpersonal conflict and work-life conflict: The buffering effect of personal resources. 16th European Congress of Work and Organisational Psychology (EAWOP), Münster, Germany.

Boz, M., Martínez-Corts, I., Munduate, L., Lewis, S., 2011. High performance work systems and work-life policies utilization: Implications for employees’ work-life balance. IV International Conference of Work & Family (ICWF), IESE, Barcelona, Spain.

Boz, M., Martínez-Corts, I., & Munduate, L., 2011. Linking workplace norms to individuals’ experiences of work-family conflict and enrichment: The role of work-family culture. 15th European Congress of Work and Organisational Psychology (EAWOP), Maastricht, The Netherlands.