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Research Profile

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D., Computer Programming to include Project (PjBL) and Problem Based Learning (PbBL) University of Northampton, 2015-2018.
    • M.Phil., Computer Assisted Learning – Structural Analysis & Design, Loughborough University, 1998.
    • M.Sc., Computer Science, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, 2002.
    • P.G.C.E., University of Greenwich (Garnett College) London, 1986.
    • B.Sc. (Hons) Civil Engineering (Numerical Analysis) Swansea University, 1985

    Professional Membership, Training and Advisory Bodies

    • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).
    • Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS).
    • Chartered IT Professional (CITP).
    • Northampton Branch Committee Member of the British Computer Society (BCS) – Education Liaison Officer (2009-present).
    • Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC).
    • Qualified Teacher Status (DES No. 85 53197).
    • Mental Health First Aider (2109)
    • First Aid (Qualified First Aid at Work since 1995)

    Professional Experience

    External Examiner

    • MSc Degree Apprenticeship (Sky Betting and Gaming) Module Examiner, Sheffield Hallam University (2017-2018).
    • MSc Enterprise Application Development, BSc/BEng Software Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University at SLIIT, Sri Lanka (2014-2018).
    • BSc Computer Science, University of Derby including: Mediterranean College (Athens & Thessaloniki, Greece) FdSc Computer Science (Buxton, Derby and Leek Colleges) (2014-2018).
    • MSc Computer Science at University of Hertfordshire IST Athens (2011-2015).
    • BSc Multimedia Technologies, Islington College, Kathmandu, Nepal (2011-2012).
    • BSc, FDSc Digital Solutions, Interactive Multimedia, Multimedia, Multimedia Technology & Applications at London Metropolitan University (2008-2012).
    • MSc Computing, Internet Technology and e-Commerce, Internet Technology, Distributed Computing Systems, Computer Systems and Networking, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Enterprise Software Engineering, Mobile Computing and Communications courses at University of Greenwich (2006-2011).
    • BSc Computing, Software Engineering, Computer Games Development, Multimedia Games Development at University of Central Lancashire (2004-2009).
    • BSc Computing courses at Shenzhen University, Guangdong, China (2005-2009).
    • BSc Computing courses at UDA (Spengergasse, Vienna & Leonding, Linz) Austria (2005-2009).
    • BSc Computing, Computer Network Technology, Systems Management, Information Systems Design at DEI (Thessaloniki) Greece (2007-2009).
      Foundation Year at London South Bank University (1998-2002).
    • HND/C at Buckinghamshire New University (1998-2002).
    • HNC at East Berkshire College (2001-2002).

    External Advisor

    • External Reviewer for Programme Development, BSc Computer Science, University of Buckingham & Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Bosnia and Herzegovina (12/07/19).
    • External Consultant for Programme Development, BSc Computer Engineering and BSc Systems Automation, Edge Hill University (11/2018).
    • External Review Panel Member for Undergraduate/Postgraduate Computing, Faculty of Computing, Engineering & Sciences, University of Staffordshire (04/2013).
    • External Review Panel Member for the Field of UG Computing, School of Computer Science & Technology, University of Bedfordshire (09/2012).
    • Department for Education, Level 3 (A Level/Vocational) Qualification Reform – Round-table Discussion – Specialist Vocational Focus Group, Sanctuary Buildings, London, (06/2012).
    • External Review Panel Member for the Field of Undergraduate (UG) Computing, School of Computer Science & Technology, University of Bedfordshire (09/2009).
    • External Validation Advisor for Franchise of BSc (Hons) Computing, BSc (Hons) Computing (Multimedia), BSc (Hons) Computing Network Technology to DEI Bachelor and Masters Degrees, Thessaloniki, Greece (05/2007).
    • External Validation Advisor for the BSc Computing by Distance Learning at the University of East London (05/2006).
    • External Validation Advisor for Franchise of BSc Computing courses at UDA (Spengergasse, Vienna & Leonding, Linz) Austria (06/2005).
    • BSc Computing – Problem Solving & Programming
    • MSc Computing (Internet Technology) Java Programming
    • Field Chair for Computer Systems (BSc Computing awards in Computing, Computer Networks Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Graphics & Visualisation, Internet
    • Technology & Security, Mobile Computing, Software Engineering) (2003-2011)
    • Admissions Tutor for BSc, HND/C Computing (2000-2011)
    • First Year Leader, BSc Computing (2001-2011)
    • Course Leader, HND Computer Systems Engineering (2000-2005)
    • Course Leader, HNC Computer Systems Engineering (2000-2005)
    • Budget Holder, Computing Section (2001-present)
    • Mobile Device Application Development
    • Enterprise Application Development
    • 2D/3D Graphics
    • Graphics & Visualisation
    • 3D Computer Modelling
    • Problem Solving & Programming
    • Project Based Learning (PjBL)
    • Problem Based Learning (PbBL)
  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Gary Hill’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.