A PDF version of my CV can be found here. Alternatively, my LinkedIn page summarises my experience.
- PhD in Computer Science, University of Manchester.
2020 - 2023 (expected).
- PhD Thesis: Empirical web accessibility evaluation for blind web users.
Supervised by Prof. Simon Harper, Dr. Yeliz Yesilada and Dr. Markel Vigo.
- BSc (Hons) in Computer Science. First Class Honours. The University of Nottingham.
2016 - 2019.
- Dissertation: A study of the addictive nature of smartphones and social media.
Supervised by Dr. Gail Hopkins.
- Graduate Instructor. The University of Manchester.
January 2020 - Present.
- User Experience: Marked and moderated coursework for over 150 students. Provided formative and summative feedback.
- Database Systems: Ran laboratory sessions for 30 students at a time. Assessed and moderated coursework for over 50 students. Presented formative and summative feedback.
- Introduction to Programming II: Coordinated focused laboratory sessions. Marked and moderated coursework. Assigned formative and summative feedback. Facilitated group work.
- First Year Group Project: Advised student projects. Provided formative feedback. Facilitated group work.
- Software Engineer (Intern). HeX Productions, Nottingham.
May 2019 - September 2019.
- Impact: Established a successful new technology event in Nottingham. Created a new accessible website for the event. Modified and repaired several existing public sector websites for conformity with WCAG 2.1 AA.
- Created an accessible e-Learning website and presented to over 30 developers and industry experts talks on accessible web development.
- IT Support Tutor. The University of Nottingham.
August 2018 - December 2018.
- Impact: Advised over 100 students with registration difficulties, timetable problems and student ID concerns.
- Skills: Advanced independent and collaborative working skills. Problem solving. Interpersonal skills.
- Research Software Developer (Intern). The University of Twente (UT).
June 2018 - August 2018.
- Impact: Developed prototype social robots at the UT DesignLab to assist children with ASD. Robots would vary facial movements to mimic human faces.
- Skills: Demonstrated ability to think critically and to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people. Displayed ability to create rapid, effective, low and high fidelity prototypes.
- Designing Effective Science Communication. University of Colorado Boulder. Coursera. June 2022.
- Accessible Documents: Word, PowerPoint, Acrobat. WebAIM. August 2019.
Professional Activities and Reviewing
- Publicity Chair. The 19th International Web for All Conference.
September 2021 - April 2022.
- Refined mailing lists, disseminated calls for papers and ran conference social media channels. Compiled and uploaded video recordings of the conference proceedings. Liaised with authors, organising and steering committee.
- Journal Peer Reviews:
- ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB): 2 Reviews in 2022.
- ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS): 2021.
- Mentor. ClickSilver (Capital One).
August 2018 - December 2018.
- Mentored an older person with memory difficulties in the use of computers. The older person struggled to transition short-term memories into longer-term memories. Developed unique ways of teaching relatively complex ideas to someone with memory problems.