Rie Adya

Tutor in Japanese



  • M.Phil (Delhi)
  • Ph.D (Delhi)

Career History

  • Tutor at the Asian Studies Department, University of Edinburgh, May - August 2011 - intensive Japanese back-up course
  • Examiner in Japanese interpretation at the Institute of Linguists, London, 2001-present
  • Lecturer and Module Tutor at Dundee Business School, University of Abertay Dundee, 1998-2010
  • Tutor at Languages, the School of Humanities, University of Dundee, 1997 -present
  • Tutor at the School of Modern Languages, University of St. Andrews, 1997 - 2001
  • Examiner Responsible (Chief Examiner) in Japanese at the International Baccalaureate, Cardiff, 1996 – 2000
  • Examiner in Japanese for GCSE and GCE, EDEXCEL Foundation/Pearson, 1992-present
  • Assessor in Japanese for GCSE, EDEXCEL Foundation, 1992-1996
  • Lecturer, Head of Japanese Language, at the Faculty of Languages & European Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol, 1992 - 1997
  • Lecturer at the Department of Continuing Education, University of Bristol, 1991 - 1997


Rie teaches Japanese modules at levels 1 to 3 on our Languages for All programme.

Research & Scholarship

Rie has an interest in Japanese Buddhism.


  • A Comparative Study of the Tathagatayuh-pramana-parivarta and its Chinese Versions (Suvarnaprabhasa-sutra) by International Academy of Indian Culture, New Delhi, 1983, Sata-pitaka Series vol. 331 (Last edited in 2002)