Dr. DINESH BIST DProf, SFHEA

Dr. DINESH BIST DProf, SFHEA

Bhagavad Gita Research Foundation

Vice Principal at St Patrick’s College London

Dinesh Bist was the Vice Principal at St Patrick’s    College London. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He    has more than 15 years’ experience in the Hospitality industry and over 14 years’ experience in Education. He has studied at inter alia the Hotel School at Cornell University, USA, the Hotel School in Lausanne, Switzerland, the University of Delhi - India, Sunderland University and Oxford Centre of Hindu Study at Oxford University.
He completed his professional doctorate in Education (Learning, Teaching and Assessments) at the University of Sunderland in the UK. He has industry experience in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.  Dinesh’ research interests are in the fields of Hotel, Hospitality and Tourism Management, and Education. He was Head of the School of Tourism and Hospitality at St. Patrick’s College for over a decade, and subsequently became lead academic at the College for teaching, learning, retention and assessment strategy. 
He is currently reading and developing his understanding in the area of neuroscience and meditation to understand how it may help inform or improve learning and teaching practices in Education. Some of his current available publication include the following:
Paper Presentation & Publications
Paper Presentation at British Educational Research Association Annual Conference (BERA). 
Presentation entitled “A Critical Reflection on Low Academic Achievement with in a Private Education Institution in UK” (4th September 2012). 
Bist, D., Smith, P. and Davies, M. (2014) A quantitative investigation into the reasons of Low 
Academic Achievement by international Students at a private higher education college in the UK. The Patriarch. The Journal of Research and Scholarly activity of St Patrick’s International College. Vol. (1) Number (1).  
Vana, S and Bist, D. (2015) Widening participation and the impact of St Patrick’s College 
Learning Centre on adult learners. The Patriarch. The Journal of Research and Scholarly activity of St Patrick’s International College. Vol. (1) Number (2).
A qualitative investigation into the reasons of Low Academic Achievement by International Students at a private 
higher education college in the UK. (Awaiting publication) 
Other Articles: Available on LinkedIn.
Bist, D. (2019) Cerebral Spinal Fluid: An Intelligent Fluid that Revitalise Brain, Endocrine Glands and Provides Holistic Health & Natural Intelligence.
Bist, D. (2018) Philosophy of Yoga: Its origin and basis of today’s yoga practices and varying goals of Practitioners (Renunciation, Bodily Transformation, Relaxation or Therapeutic benefits). 
Bist, D. (2018) The teachings of the Upanishads: Exploring the nature of Self and Brahman. 
Bist, D (2018) The Impact of Karma Yoga and Three Gunas on Us: The Teaching of The Bhagavad Gita.