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Meet the team

Information about the individuals who collectively form the Digital Skills Team.

The Digital Skills Team collectively steer the University toward a more digital future. Find out more about the roles of each individual team member below.  

Jenni Houston - Head of Digital Skills and Training

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Jenni is the Head of the Digital Skills and Training team and is responsible for the high-level management and strategic direction of the team. 

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Satu Kapiainen - Team Manager

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Satu is the Digital Skills Team Manager and manages the team on a day-to-day basis. 

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Andrew Kirk - Training Officer

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Andrew is one of the team's training officers. He is responsible for creating and delivering digital skills courses and teaches the following courses:

  • Audacity: Audio recording and editing

  • Digital Skills for Students Workshop
  • Introduction to Reference Managers
  • Introduction to VRS
  • Making the Most of IT
  • Managing Bibliographies with EndNote
  • MediaHopper Create: Introduction
  • Producing a Thesis or Dissertation in Word
  • Subtitling for Media Creators

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Catherine Koppe - Training Officer

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Catherine is one of the team's training officers. She is responsible for creating and delivering digital skills courses and teaches on the following courses: 

  • Introduction to Collaborate Ultra
  • Making the Most of IT
  • EndNote for Managing References
  • Producing a Thesis or Dissertation using Word
  • Developing your Digital Skills Workshop for Students
  • SAP BusinessObjects: Getting Started
  • SAP BusinessObjects: Advanced

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Christina Hussell - Training Officer

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Christina is one of the team's training officers. She is responsible for creating and delivering digital skills courses and teaches the following courses: 

  • Webinars:
    • Excel Introduction
    • Basic Charts in Excel
    • Selected Excel Functions
    • Basic Data Visualisations
  • Introduction to Wikis
  • Making the Most of IT
  • Making the Most of your Wiki
  • Photoshop CC Introduction

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Laura Arnautovic - Training Coordinator

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Laura is the Training Coordinator for the team with responsibility for the scheduling, promotion and general upkeep of the Digital Skills Programme of events. 

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Tracy Steinberg - Learning and Development Specialist

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Tracy is the Learning and Development Specialist for Data Skills, with responsibility for the development of data skills programmes for our staff and students. 

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Vicki Madden - Digital Safety Support Officer

Vicki is the team’s Digital Safety Support Officer with responsibility for developing events and open resources aimed at safeguarding students against online threats.

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