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New Director of UCL Knowledge Lab appointed

20 November 2019

Professor Allison Littlejohn has been appointed as the new Director of UCL Knowledge Lab.

UCL Knowledge Lab

The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) research centre examines media, technology and communication in the digital age.

It focuses on:

  • Digital learning technologies
  • Technology enhanced communication and collaboration
  • Digital making, media and play
  • Discourse, technology and the body
  • Digital ethics, inclusion and diversity  

Professor Martin Oliver, Head of the Department of Culture Communication and Media, said: “Allison is a world-leading expert in the learning sciences, specialising in professional and digital learning, with research interests that include learning in the Education, Energy, Finance, Health and International Development sectors. 

“In addition to her considerable research experience, Allison provided strategic leadership of learning and teaching as Academic Director for Digital Innovation at The Open University and most recently as Dean of Learning and Teaching at Glasgow University. She also brings a background in academic development, and in the design of educational programmes within Higher Education and professional contexts.”