Yimin Xu

Yimin Xu

PhD Candidate
Arts, Design & Architecture
School of Humanities & Languages

Supervisors: Yi Zheng, Ping Wong, Louise Edwards

Prior Study

  • University of New South Wales Ph.D. Student in Chinese Science Fiction/Gender Studies 2019 – Present
  • University of Leeds Master of Research in East Asian Studies 2017 – 2018
  • Beijing Normal University Master of Translation and Interpretation 2015 – 2017

Working Experience

August 2023 – Present

  • Teaching Assistant of GENS4015: Brave New World: Science Fiction, Science Fact, and the Future at School of Physics, UNSW

July 2023 – Present

  • Reviewer of European Journal of Education (SCI Q1)

July 2023 – Present

  • Education Professional of Culture and Communication (CUCO) and FNDN Management 2023 STD A UNSW College
  • Chinese science fiction
  • Science fiction literature
  • Gender studies



  • Best PhD Presentation Award, Australasian Association for Communist and Post-Communist Studies (AACaPS).
  • Best Postgraduate Essay Award of Chinese Studies Association of Australia (CSAA) Conference.