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    Dr Kathy Harrison is a former Director of the Centre for Evaluation, Quality and Inspection at the School of Education Studies, Dublin City University, Ireland, with responsibility for the management of the Centre for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment. Focusing on the principles of social justice, she carried out culturally sensitive evaluations on inclusive second-level education concentrating on school structures, policies and practices. Her work included developing a generic standardised initial teacher training programme for the delivery and evaluation of culturally sensitive education, training and assessment. The programme was developed to inform teaching practice and educational policy, with an ethos of equality, access and inclusion. She has lectured at undergraduate and postgraduate levels on research, social science and education. She has also worked on developing a range of research-informed responses to educational challenges in inclusivity faced by Irish schools. Prior to lecturing in tertiary education, she taught in the Further and Community Education sectors and has considerable experience working with minority and disadvantaged groups. Kathy’s research area is in the field of culturally sensitive and responsive education, embracing empowerment of learners, through involvement in their learning, and the assessment of their learning. This research has included investigating formative and summative peer-assessment and self-assessment at all levels from elementary to undergraduate studies to senior learners. Her research has also included examining best practice in addressing homophobic bullying in second-level schools. Addressing the current changes in lifestyle, she has co-ordinated a European Healthy Lifestyle and Active Living project with educationalists, medical practitioners, students, parents and grandparents from across Europe. The project addressed the growing obesity trend. Continuing to pursue an inclusive, holistic pastoral approach she is currently broadening her horizons to include holistic counselling and psychotherapy practice. Kathy is also working as an associate tutor on the MSc Educational Leadership programme with the School of Education at the University of Leicester.
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    Dr Stephen Rutherford is a National Teaching Fellow, a Reader, and Director of Undergraduate Education in the School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK. Stephen gained his BSc and PhD in the biosciences at the University of York, followed by post-doctoral research at the University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA, and the University of Oxford. During his time in the USA, Stephen was an adjunct teaching faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno and California State University, Sacramento. Stephen joined the School of Biosciences at Cardiff University in 2005, where he has been the Deputy Director of Undergraduate Education since 2009, and has recently become the Director of Undergraduate Education this summer. Stephen’s educational research interests focus around four themes: (i) Self-regulated learning and the development of student study skills; (ii) student identity and knowledge retention during transition from school to university; (iii) collaborative learning and the formation of student learning communities outside of the classroom; and (iv) the use of Web 2.0 tools in assessment, collaborative learning and teaching. Stephen has an exensive publication and presenation record and has edited two collected volumes on Collaborative Learning and Independent Learning respectively. Stephen also has interests in the history of medicine and military surgery, and is currently writing a book in 17th century surgeons, to be published early in 2018. As a champion of teaching innovations, Stephen regularly delivers seminars to HE professionals on technology enhanced education and innovative teaching practice, and was awarded a prestigious UK National Teaching Fellowship in 2016. He has won local awards for teaching excellence and is regularly nominated by students for ‘enriching student life’ awards at the University. Across the sector, Stephen is involved in several projects which have included funding from the Higher Education Academy and Physiological Society.
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    Adrian Winckles is Course Leader/Senior Lecturer for BSc (Hons) Information Security and Forensic Computing and Security Researcher at Anglia Ruskin University. He is OWASP Cambridge Chapter Leader, OWASP Europe Board Member and is involved in rebooting the Cambridge Cluster of the UK Cyber Security Forum. His security research programs include (in)security of software defined networks/everything (SDN/Sdx), novel network botnet detection techniques within cloud and virtual environments, distributed honeypots for threat intelligence, advanced educational techniques for teaching cybercrime investigation and virtual digital crimescene/incident simulation. He has successfully competed a contribution to the European FP7 English Centre of Excellence for Cybercrime training, research and education (ECENTRE). He is vice chair of the BCS Cyber Forensics Special Interest Group.
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    Charles A. Shoniregun is a Professor of Applied Internet Security and Information Systems, Founder of Infonomics Society. He is an invited speaker to NATO, guest speaker to many universities in the UK and abroad on issues relating to his research and consultancy area, and have several times won the IEEE Certificate of Appreciation. In 2008, he was invited speaker at the Joint C2 Capabilities Conference organised for the senior military and US government personnel in Washington DC. His research interests are in the fields of Internet security, Cyber Terrorism, risks assessment of technology-enabled information, electronic and mobile commerce (emC), second-life applications, third-stream activities, telecommunications and applied information systems. He is a committee member of the Harvard Research Consortium and Global Seminars (Harvard University), Editor-in-Chief of Eight International Journals, Author, Co-author, Adjunct and Distinguished Professor in “Applied Internet Security and Information Systems”, External Assessor to many Universities, Consultant to private and public sector.