Digital Education

The Digital Education Thematic Hub considers the intersection of education with technology, and the impact of digital change on culture, policy and practice.

Our Hub takes a critical, multidisciplinary approach and connects its research with world-leading practice in teaching. It also works with many other Schools and Centres across the University, and with partner universities internationally, as well as schools, government, and third-sector, public and private-sector organisations. 

We are organised around four core areas: 

Visit the Centre for Digital Education website for more information about who we are and what we do


Name Role Email
Professor Siân Bayne Hub Leader / Professor of Digital Education
Dr Ben Williamson Hub co-lead (Data Society) / Chancellor's Fellow, Edinburgh Futures Institute
Professor Andrew Manches Hub co-lead (Children and Technology) / Professor of Children and Technology
Professor Judy Robertson Hub co-lead (Data Education in Schools) / Chair in Digital Learning
Dr Jen Ross Hub co-lead (Digital Cultures) / Senior Lecturer, Digital Education

PhD studies

Learn more about our current students' work, and how to apply to study with us.

Research students working in our Hub

Find out about our current students' research via the link below.

Our student community

Interested in applying to study with us?

Find information about our programmes, finding a supervisor, writing a research proposal, and applying for PGR study at Moray House School of Education and Sport. 

How to apply for postgraduate research  

Centres, Groups and Networks


We hold seminars and events throughout the academic year. See our events page to find out what's coming up.

Digital Education events  

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Related Links

Centre for Research in Digital Education website 

Digital Education Twitter

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