Position: Professor of Neuroscience and Head of the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences.
Philip Winn is Professor of Neuroscience and Head of the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences. He is a psychology graduate of the University of Hull and spent much of his career at the University of St Andrews, where he was Dean of the Faculty of Science from 2005 to 2007 and Vice-Principal (Learning & Teaching) from 2007 to 2009. In these roles he was a member of the Universities Scotland Learning and Teaching Committee and SHEEC, and has experience as an ELIR reviewer. In 2010 he moved to the University of Strathclyde, first as Deputy Principal (Strategy) with responsibility for developing the University Strategic Plan through to 2015. Having completed this, he took over as Head of the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences in April 2011. He has recently joined the QAA board in the UK and is chair of QAA Scotland.
Position: Dr Michelle Selinger set up as an independent consultant after leaving Cisco Consulting Services in 2013
Dr Michelle Selinger set up as an independent consultant after leaving Cisco Consulting Services in December 2013. She offers strategic advice to support education transformation and redesign across all areas of education, online and in situ, and she undertakes evaluations of education programmes.
Michelle has an academic background in education, particularly in technology enhanced learning, and has extensive experience helping governments and educational institutions around the world in both developed and emerging economies to create and evaluate strategies for education reform. Her experience includes acting as an evaluator, project reviewer and an expert adviser to a number of international agencies including the European Commission, UNESCO, the World Economic Forum’s Global Education Initiative, the South African government on national e-skills development. Michelle also served as a member of the Australian Federal Minister of Education’s Digital Education Advisory Group.
Michelle was a member of the core team who developed the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers. She has worked across the world including Australia, Egypt, Jordan, India, Israel, sub-Sahara African, UK and US where she has both evaluated and supported developments in numerous areas of learning and teaching, including vision and strategies for new pedagogical models, online and blended learning, systemic reform, design and execution of education programmes, professional development, collaboration scenarios, new designs in learning spaces, technology integration, and is a fellow of Education Fast Forward, an international think tank on education innovation.
Prior to joining Cisco, Michelle was Director of the Centre for New Technologies Research in Education at the University of Warwick and has worked in both campus based and distance education.
Dra. Dña. Marisol Morales Ladrón
Position: Vice-President for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Alcalá
Marisol Morales-Ladrón is Vice-President for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Alcalá and has served as Director of Academic Affairs, Chair of AEDEI (the Spanish Association for Irish Studies) and member of the Boards of several national and international associations. Her areas of research include contemporary Irish literature, gender studies and the interrelationship between literature and psychology. She has written the books Breve introducción a la literatura comparada (1999) and Las poéticas de James Joyce y Luis Martín-Santos (2005), has edited the volumes Postcolonial and Gender Perspectives in Irish Studies (2007) and Family and Dysfunction in Contemporary Irish Narrative and Film (2006), and has co-edited the monograph Glocal Ireland: Current Perspectives on Literature and the Visual arts (2011), as well as two other studies on feminist criticism. She has published articles on a variety of English and Irish authors, which have appeared in peer-reviewed journals and she is advisor and reviewer for innovative teaching groups and projects.
Position: Vice-President for Education / Leas-Uachtarán um Oideachais
Niamh is a graduate from Maynooth University where she studied English and Geography and is currently working as the Vice President for education and deputy president of the Students Union in Maynooth County Kildare.
Position: Head of the Office of Education at Lodz University of Technology; vice-president of the university Board for Quality of Education.
Agnieszka’s life and professional career is connected to Lodz and Lodz University of Technology. She graduated 1991 on master level in Chemical Technology and completed doctoral thesis in 1997 in Chemistry. In 2015 graduated post diploma studies on quality management at higher education.
1993-2016 academic teacher and researcher at the Faculty of Chemistry.
2008-2016 vice-dean for education and students affairs responsible for teaching and learning quality, cooperation with international partners and industry, and innovative curricula.
From September 2016 the head of the Office of Education at the Lodz University of Technology responsible for education, international staff and student exchange, and international educational projects.
Author of a number of papers on crystallography, drug design, data analysis, and environmental management and a supervisor of bachelor and master projects. Awarded with the medal of the Commission of National Education for outstanding contribution to education in Poland.