New SICSA Deputy Director of Education

by Dr Matthew Barr, SICSA Education Director
20 September 2023

We are delighted to announce that Dr Debbie Meharg, Associate Professor and Head of Applied Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University, has been appointed as SICSA’s Deputy Director of Education.

Debbie brings more than 20 years’ experience in teaching, management and research to the role, and has previously served as a SICSA Education Champion. As a member of the SICSA Directorate, Debbie will contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation, and work closely with our network of Education Champions to develop and disseminate best practice in Computing Science and Informatics education. Debbie will also contribute to the design and delivery of the Education strand of the annual SICSA Conference.

SICSA’s Director of Education, Dr Matthew Barr, said, “I’m excited to have Debbie join the team. She brings so much experience to the role, and I’ve already had the pleasure of working with her via the Education Champions network – I know she’ll be fantastic!”