Awards, Appointments, memberships

Awards and Appointments

Visiting Professor at University of South Wales, since 2024.

Decolonising DMU, Green Gowns Social Justice Award winner, 2023.

Decolonising DMU, Advance HE Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence, 2023.

Editor for Palgrave Macmillan’s Marxism and Education series, since 2021.

British Education Research Association, Social Theory and Education SIG Convenor, since 2022.

Director, Institute for Research in Community, Criminology, Education and Social Justice, De Montfort University, since 2021.

Chair, Health and Life Sciences’ Faculty Research Ethics Committee, De Montfort University, since 2021.

Co-Director, Institute for Educational Futures, De Montfort University, 2016-18.

Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology, shortlisted for Team of the Year at the De Montfort University OSCAR Awards, 2016.

Association for Learning Technology Team of the Year Award, runner-up 2014.

Head of the Centre for Pedagogic Research, De Montfort University, 2014.

Reclaim Open Learning Innovation Awards, DigiLit Leicester, 2013.

Professor of Education and Technology, 2013.

Head of the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology, De Montfort University, 2011.

Reader in Education and Technology, 2010.

UK Advance HE National Teaching Fellowship, 2009.

ILTHE member (1999), and then Higher Education Academy, Fellowship (PGCLTHE equivalent at DMU when appointed in 2002).


The British Educational Research Association, since 2020.

Member, Centre for Urban Research on Austerity, De Montfort University, 2017.

Research Associate, the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University, 2010

The Higher Education Academy (formerly the Institute for Learning and Teaching), since 1999.

Managing Successful Programmes, Practitioner, 2008.

PRINCE2, Practitioner, 2005.