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Art and Psychology (2:1), Bachelor of Arts

University of Reading, 2011-2015

Employment

Technical Co-ordinator 

University of East London, RIX Research and Media 

Sept 2016 - present

  • Work with people with learning disabilities to improve the user experience for the RIX Wiki online advocacy tool

  • Support the purpleSTARS enterprise to create inclusive experiences for museums

  • Part of inclusive research projects which explore how technology benefits the lives of people with learning disabilities

The Open University 

July 2015 - Sept 2016 

  • Worked with people with learning disabilities to design a digital archive about learning disability history that anyone can contribute to

  • Worked with an interdisciplinary team of researchers and historians to overcome issues of the Mental Capacity Act within the digital archive

  • Project managed the building of the digital prototype archive 

Exhibitions Assistant 

Reading Museum and Town Hall  

Sept 2015 - Sept 2016 

  • Welcome visitors to the museum and be knowledgable about the collections

  • Responsible for the health and safety of visitors 

Research Assistant 

The Sensory Objects Project 

June 2013 - March 2015

  • Co-research with people with learning disabilities to improve inclusion in museums

  • Focused on the sensory experience and facilitated research workshops

  • Researched and designed accessible electronics and circuits for prototyping with participants

  • Worked with The British Museum and the Museum of English Rural Life

Art Lab Workshop Leader 

The University of Reading 

May 2014 - July 2015

  • Creative Technology workshops with 4-11 year olds in schools

  • Using littleBits kits, we showed pupils how to experiment, and supported them to design and create a moving creature to present to the class

Voluntary Work

Other Work

Student Mentor

Student Mentor

University of Reading

2014-2015

University of Reading

2014-2015

Catering Assistant 

John Lewis

2009 - 2013 

Student Mentor

Student Mentor

University of Reading

2014-2015

University of Reading

2014-2015

Catering Assistant 

Wales Millennium Centre

2008 - 2009 

Kassie Headon 2019

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