Reader in Business Technologies
Bolton, BL1 4DN, United Kingdom
PhD Supervision and Examination
Writing and Developing Research Bids
Writing and Publishing Academic Papers
The record of achievement below demonstrates potential for academic distinction and professional standing of a high order and my capacity for and achievement in research and scholarship: • 15 years Industrial Experience • 17 years Academic Experience from both research and teaching perspectives • 6 years in research posts • 11 years as senior lecturer/reader • PhD in Computer Science from University of Durham • Guest Professor Tongji University, Shanghai • Fellow of the British Computer Society • Treasurer of UK Academy of Information Systems (UKAIS) • 10 years engagement with academic community as Conference Organiser, Track Chair, Editorial Board member, Programme Committee member for a number of academic bodies, Journal and Conference paper reviewer • 50 International and other publications Experience of supporting and successfully supervising postgraduate research students: • 11 PhD examinations • 13 PhD completions (average completion 39 months) • 6 current PhD supervisions • Developed and organised post-graduate research seminar series The ability to create academic partnerships – internal and external – and to attract external funding: • Attracting national and internationally recognised Scholars to the post-graduate research seminar • £400k research funding on a small scale but regular basis • 8 journal publications in progress • 3 bids for research funding in progress • Academic partnership in both teaching and research with Tongji University Shanghai supported by British Council My contribution to the research direction of the Applied Creative Technologies Group is to grow and stimulate further professional development with the BCT staff, • to increase commitment to research, • proven in publications gained and the status of those publications raised, • increase the number of staff willing to participate in research • to raise the profile of the University of Bolton from both a national and international perspective.