UCL Centre for Engineering Education


The Centre for Engineering Education welcomes new Honorary Research Fellow

16 January 2023

The UCL Centre for Engineering Education (CEE) is delighted to welcome Stella Fowler, Policy and Research Manager at the Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC) to the CEE as an Honorary Research Fellow.

Stella Fowler joined the Centre as a Research Fellow on the 1 January 2023. Stella brings a wealth of experience in quantitative techniques, especially concern higher education data-sets having previously worked for UCAS, and has been working with us closely on the State-of-the-nation in Engineering Education report for the Royal Academy of Engineering that will be launched in the new year.

Stella Fowler's bio:

Stella has over 25 years’ experience of research in higher education and an extensive knowledge of sector wide data. She is currently working for the Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC) and leads all aspects of EPC’s policy and research. Prior to joining the EPC Stella worked at the University of Gloucestershire and at the University of the West of England, where she managed a Jisc-funded Research Data Management (RDM) project in the Health and Life Sciences as part of a national RDM research framework. Stella also boasts a wide range of research experience at UCAS, where she developed extensive privately commissioned university admissions research (mostly quantitative) with universities and public sector organisations, on topics including high achievers and widening participation among young mature students. More recently, Stella has collaborated with UCL’s Centre for Engineering Education on Royal Academy of Engineering sponsored projects on the impact of Brexit on engineering staff and students and the state of the nation in engineering education in the UK.