Shirley Atkinson

Academic profile

Dr Shirley Atkinson

Visiting Research Fellow
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Shirley's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 03: SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-beingGoal 16: SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong InstitutionsGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Shirley

Dr Shirley Atkinson worked as a software developer from 1992 through to her entrance into the academic world in 2005. She has been teaching software development modules since 2005 and delivers content using C#, Javascript, and Node along with PHP. She leads modules on API Software development, web development and project management   Shirley became Associate Head of Computing in 2018.Teaching Responsibilities Programme ManagerBSc (Hons) Software Engineering (NSBM)LecturerDelivering the following modules for both undergraduate and postgraduate students: SOFT166 Programme Introduction and Development Workshops ISAD251 Database Applications Development PRCO204 Integrating ProjectPRCO304 Computing Project Ad hoc delivery of privacy and online safety workshops as required. Other ResponsibilitiesRegional Coordinator for Computing At School South West Regional Centre, now lead for Regional Delivery Partner for National Computing Centre for Education (NCCS)Leading Computing At Schools Level 1 Master teachers CPDSupporting Master Teachers across the South West RegionPrevious ResponsibilitiesPreviously Athena SWAN champion for SoCEMFaculty Culture, Diversity and Inclusion committee memberFaculty Women's Network committee member


Web Technologies Server side programming ASP.NET C# Applied patterns Agile project managment

Contact Shirley

A317, Portland Square, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 586209