Team

Dr Karen Kear
Project Lead

Dr Karen Kear

School of Computing and Communications

Karen develops and presents courses in IT and Computing, specialising in the social and communication aspects of these subjects… read more

Mr Andrew Smith
Senior Lecturer

Mr Andrew Smith

School of Computing and Communications

I am focussed on the development of simulated learning resources in the delivery of networking technology, investigating the differences… read more

Dr Jon Rosewell
Senior Lecturer

Dr Jon Rosewell

School of Computing and Communications

Jon Rosewell is a Senior Lecturer at the UK Open University where he has developed and delivered distance learning courses in a range of subjects… read more

Dr Allan Jones
Senior Lecturer

Dr Allan Jones

School of Computing and Communications

Allan Jones’s research centres mainly on the history and social context of science and technology… read more

Dr Helen Donelan
Senior Lecturer

Dr Helen Donelan

School of Computing and Communications

Helen studied Communications Engineering and Electronics at Liverpool University and then worked in the telecoms industry as a Design Engineer… read more

Dr Michel Wermelinger
Senior Lecturer

Dr Michel Wermelinger

School of Computing and Communications

Michel’s main theme of research is to mine open source repositories to improve the understanding and… read more

Dr Alexander Mikroyannidis
Research Fellow

Dr Alexander Mikroyannidis

Knowledge Media Institute

I have more than 10 years of research experience in the field of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) and specifically… read more

Mr Chris Sanders
Systems Operator

Mr Chris Sanders

Knowledge Media Institute

I provide support for both the Systems and Network administration and Website development… read more

Dr Allan Third
Research Fellow

Dr Allan Third

Knowledge Media Institute

I’m interested in the use of semantic technologies and natural language semantics and generation to improve both intelligent… read more

Mr Nuno Guarda
Head of Corporate Affairs UK & Ireland

Mr Nuno Guarda

Cisco Systems Inc.

With over 20 years of experience in the ICT industry, he started his career as a higher education lecturer and developed… read more

Teresa Connolly
Research Associate

Mrs Teresa Connolly

School of Computing and Communications

Teresa has extensive professional experience in research and teaching in the areas of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Academic Practice, Educational Technology and Open Educational Resources (OER).

Alice Peasgood
Research Associate

Mrs Alice Peasgood

School of Computing and Communications

Alice designs and tests innovative digital education products, including mobile apps, online and blended learning… read more

News

05
Nov

The Open Networking Lab launches free online course

Open Networking Lab

The Open Networking Lab project has launched a free online course entitled "Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab", where learners can explore how computer networks operate, discover how data is sent around the internet, as well as put their understanding into practice using the PT Anywhere network simulator to create their own simulated computer networks. The...

18
Apr

The Open Networking Lab visits Ireland

Open Networking Lab

Blog post by Karen Kear Three members of the ONL team (Jon, Allan and Karen) recently attended the OER19 conference in Galway. This conference, which is organised by the Association for Learning Technology (ALT), is about Open Educational Resources and Open Education Practice. It was therefore an ideal venue for presenting the project’s work; the ONL will be delivered as an open...

08
Feb

The Open Networking Lab joins forces with the Watford UTC

Open Networking Lab

Blog post by Andrew Smith A core feature of the ONL project is our collaboration with schools, colleges and UTC’s (University Technology Colleges) who all work in the post sixteen sector. Our long term project goal is to offer this course in a format that can be used by these organisations. So, it is essential that we engage with a select group during the pilot stages. Lynne pictured centre...

11
Oct

The Open Networking Lab at the IEEE FIE 2018

Open Networking Lab

Blog post by Alexander Mikroyannidis The 48th IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) conference took place on October 3-6 in San Jose, California, USA. FIE is a major international conference sponsored by the IEEE Education Society and the IEEE Computer Society. It is an ideal forum for sharing ideas, learning about the latest developments and interacting with colleagues in the fields of...

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