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Dr Lynne Blair

Senior Lecturer

Lynne Blair

Lancaster University

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LA1 4WA

Lancaster

Tel: +44 1524 510360

Research overview

- Issues surrounding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Computing and Technology - a new and exciting research area that arises from Lancaster’s involvement in the Institute of Coding, including our work on building a broader participation base for computer science, and seeking to understand and reduce the inequalities both in computing education and in the computing industry. 

- Human aspects of Computing such as personal and social implications of our digital economy on community values and integrity, wellbeing, and environmental implications regarding sustainability in digital innovations.

PhD supervision

I am interested in supervising a range of postdoctoral research areas, including issues relating to: - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Computing and Technology - Computing Education - Human aspects of Computing, including values and environmental/ societal implications Please get in touch if you would like to discuss any of these areas with a view to PhD research.

Profile

Part-time: 50%

Lynne Blair is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University. She also acted as the director of Lancaster's Computing At School Regional Centre and continues these links with the new National Centre for Computing Education. Her current research interests lie within the areas of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Computing and Technology fields, and Human Computer Interaction, particularly consideration of the human, social and environmental impact of the digital economy, as well as wider issues of sustainability.

Career Details

Academic Qualifications:

PhD in Computer Science, Lancaster, 1995

BSc Computer Science (1st Class Hons), Lancaster, 1990

SEDA Accreditation, Staff & Educational Development Association, 2001

PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE, Lancaster, 2000

MA Theology, Manchester, 2011

Employment:

Senior Lecturer, School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, 2003 - present

Research Fellow, Department of Computer Science & Mathematics, University of Stirling, 2003 – 2004 (in conjunction with Lancaster post)

Lecturer, School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, 1999 – 2003

Visiting Lecturer: Institutt for informatikk, University of Tromsø, 2001

Professional Role

Higher Education Academy Fellow, 2001 - present

STEM Facilitator, 2019 - present

My Role

Senior Lecturer, School of Computing and Communications

Computing At School - director of Lancaster's Computing At School Regional Centre prior to the transition into the National Centre for Computing Education (Autumn 2018)

Instute of Coding - Theme 4 lead (Widening Participation)

Athena Swan team member

SCC management team member 

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