Dr Bradshaw has had an extensive career in management and teaching in UK higher education and in the private sector
Dr Noel-Ann Baradshaw has joined London Metropolitan University as the new Head of the School of Computing and Digital Media.
Dr Bradshaw has significant experience of management and teaching within UK Higher Education where she has instigated several student-focused activities designed to improve the student experience and increase retention and graduate outcomes. These include the Maths Arcade (now adopted by over 15 other HEIs), a UK undergraduate conference 'Tomorrow's Mathematicians Today' now run with the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) and various employability initiatives.
Commenting on her appointment Dr Bradshaw said: “I am delighted to be joining London Metropolitan University at such an exciting time. I fully embrace the vision, mission and values of the University and am looking forward to working with staff and students to enable the School and University to achieve the goals outlined in our new Strategy.”
Prior to joining London Met, Dr Bradshaw worked as as a data scientist and operational research specialist for Sainsbury's Argos where she helped to deliver a knowledge transfer partnership between Argos and the University of Greenwich with Innovate UK and managed a team of data analysts.
She is currently Vice President Communications of the IMA, the leading professional body for mathematicians and an invited member of the Bond Implementation Group.
Commenting on her appointment, Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs said: “I am delighted to welcome Noel-Ann to London Met. Her energy and experience will be a great asset as we work to create a University that makes an even more significant contribution to our city and provides our students with an excellent education.”