Janet Carter

Head of School of Computing
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 Janet Carter


Janet is the Head of School of Computing

Research interests

I belong to the following research groups:

My current research interests are based within Computer Science Education and are focused upon the student perspective:

Organisational involvement:

Conference organisation:

  • Conference chair for UKICER 2019 (UK & Ireland SIGCSE chapter conference)
  • ITiCSE (Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education)
    • Database co-ordinator for ITiCSE 2018, Cyprus
    • Program chair for ITiCSE 2016, Arequipa, Peru
    • Conference chair for ITiCSE 2013, Canterbury
    • Working Group Coordinator for ITiCSE 2007, Dundee
    • Working Group Coordinator for ITiCSE 2005 , Lisbon
    • Poster chair for ITiCSE 2001, Canterbury
  • HE Academy
    • Member of Computing sub-committee for HEA STEM annual conferences 2012, 2013 and 2014
    • Co-chair HEA-ICS 10th Annual conference, August 2009
    • HE Academy-ICS annual 1-day conferences on the teaching of programming:
      • Programme chair for the second to the eleventh event 2001-2011
    • Conference chair for the 1-day Sharing Good Ideas in CS Teaching and Learning Conference, London, April 2011
    • Programme chair for the 1-day conference on the Assessment of Programming, Napier, September 2005

Invited talks:


I currently teach Foundations of Computing (maths by another name!) and a module called "Computing in the Classroom" which allows final year students the opportunity to share their knowledge with people from local schools.


Member of ACM

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