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I am a Computing Lecturer in the School of Engineering and Computing at the University of the West of Scotland.

I am a Personal Tutor for 1st year Computing Science and Information Technology students.

I am Module Co-ordinator for a 40 credit Placement Learning module and a 20 credit Web Development module.

Current research activities

Student retention, progression and employability.

Target collaborative companies

I liaise with a range of companies - Local Councils, Private companies, SMEs, Charities - to organise work placements for my students.  eg South Lanarkshire Council, Renfrewshire Council, Terex, EdgeTesting, Orbiston Neighboorhood Centre.

Desired research direction

Student retention, progression and employability.