| niall winters
senior lecturer in learning technologies for development
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| Dr. Niall Winters is
a Senior Lecturer in Learning Technologies for Development at the London
Knowledge Lab (LKL), Institute
of Education, University
He works primarily in the field of Information and Communication
Technologies for Development (ICT4D), where his main research interest
is in the participatory design of mobile applications and activities
education in developing regions. The current focus of this work is on
supporting the training of
professionals in East Africa. Aligned to this, he has an emerging
interest in the design of innovative technologies for postgraduate
Niall is Programme Director of the MA in Education and Technology (formerly the MA in ICT in Education) and Programme co-Director of the MSc in Learning Technologies. For more information about the courses of study offered by the LKL, please see here.
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Niall was previously a RCUK Academic Fellow at the LKL and holds a PhD in Computer Science (2002) from the University of Dublin, Trinity College and a BSc (D.Hons) in Computer Science and Experimental Physics (1997) from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. His PhD addressed how to store and search large datasets of images. The primary application was vision-based mobile robot navigation. He has held visiting research positions with the Everyday Learning Group at Media Lab Europe in Dublin, and the Computer Vision Lab at Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon.