David Matthews is a reporter covering research and science, links between universities and businesses, higher education in Asia, and universities in the south of England, as well as Oxford, Cambridge, University College London and Imperial College London.
Before joining THE in June 2011, David was a reporter at Building magazine. He holds a BA in History from the University of Oxford and an MA in magazine journalism from City University, London. In 2014-15 he spent a year at Jiao Tong University in Shanghai studying Mandarin Chinese.
David won the award for outstanding higher education journalism at the 2013 CIPR Education Journalism Awards.