Meng Liu is Assistant Professor at the School of English and International Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University and Associate at Cambridge Digital Humanities, University of Cambridge.
Meng earned her PhD from the University of Cambridge, where her research focused on the motivation of Chinese students to learn multiple foreign languages. 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. Besides her PhD, Meng is working towards a master’s degree in Social Science Data Analysis. She was a Methods Fellow at Cambridge Digital Humanities (2021-2022) and a Data Champion at the University of Cambridge (2021-2022).
Meng co-founded and co-convenes Open Applied Linguistics (http://openappliedlinguistics.org/), an AILA Research Network dedicated to the promotion of open scholarship in applied linguistics. Her work was recognised with an Honourable Mention for the 2022 Faculty of Education Doctoral Student Excellence Award at the University of Cambridge. Meng has published in journals such as Language Teaching, System, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, among other venues. She is the Winner of the 2022 Christopher Brumfit Essay Prize by Language Teaching.
刘梦共同创立并主持Open Applied Linguistics（开放应用语言学http://openappliedlinguistics.org/），这是隶属于国际应用语言学学会（AILA）的致力于推广应用语言学开放学术研究的研究网络。她荣获2022年度剑桥大学教育系博士生杰出奖荣誉提名。她在Language Teaching，System，Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development等学术刊物上发表过论文。她还荣获2022年度Christopher Brumfit论文奖，该奖项由剑桥大学出版社主办的Language Teaching期刊颁发。