Professor Jennifer George

Staff details

Position Computing Head of Department
Department Computing
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Professor Jennifer George

Jennifer George is Head of Computing.

She is passionate about inclusion and accessibility and currently working with students and leading the department, school and championing for Goldsmiths to improve student experience.

During her three years at Goldsmiths, she has been either Head of Deputy Head of the Department, led on making the department disability inclusive and taught and supervised students in various areas of HCI.

Jennifer’s research areas include human-computer interaction, theology and the digital world and inclusion and accessibility in learning, teaching and assessments.

She has a keen interest in pedagogy and technology-enhanced learning and was previously academic lead for learning technologies and digital media at Anglia Ruskin University.

Publications and research outputs

Conference or Workshop Item

Robertson, Rachel Siow; George, Jennifer and Kuan Johnson, Matthew. 2023. 'Building for Joy in the Digital World'. In: 14th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2023) and the Affiliated Conferences. San Francisco, United States 20-24 July 2023.

George, Jennifer. 2023. 'A Strategic Approach to a Disability Inclusive Academic Department'. In: 10th International Conference on Software Development and Technologies for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion (DSAI 2022). Lisbon, Portugal 31 August – 2 September 2022.

George, Jennifer. 2023. 'Disability Inclusion in a Computing Department'. In: Improving Diversity in STEM 2023. Online, United Kingdom 19 April 2023.

George, Jennifer. 2022. 'A book review of Biblical Critical Theory by Chris Watkin'. In: Forming a Christian Mind Autumn 2022 Conference: Biblical Critical Theory. Cambridge, United Kingdom 26 November 2022.

George, Jennifer. 2022. 'How Disability Inclusive is your organisation?'. In: TechSharePro 2022. Online, United Kingdom 15 - 17 November 2022.

George, Jennifer. 2022. 'Accelerating Inclusion in Higher and Further Education'. In: TechSharePro 2022. Online, United Kingdom 15 - 17 November 2022.

George, Jennifer. 2021. 'Leading Change: Towards and Inclusive and Accessible Department'. In: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2022: Inclusive Institutions in Action. Manchester, United Kingdom 16 - 17 March 2022.

George, Jennifer. 2021. 'An Inclusive Approach to Exams as a Response to the Pandemic'. In: 19th Academic Practice and Technology Conference (APT2021). Online, United Kingdom 2 July 2021.

George, Jennifer; Cockton, Gilbert and Greenough, Thomas. 2010. 'A Social Approach to Accessible Social Networking Using the CAT Model'. In: ICCHP 2010: 12th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs. Vienna, Austria 14-16 July 2010.

George, Jennifer and Cockton, Gilbert. 2009. 'Towards comprehensive ICF compatible sociodigital approaches to choice and use of assistive technology for young children'. In: DSAI 2009: Software Development for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion. Lisbon, Portugal 3 - 5 June 2009.

George, Jennifer and Cockton, Gilbert. 2008. 'Tabletop computers as Assistive technology'. In: Shareable Interfaces for Learning Workshop 2008. University of Sussex, United Kingdom 11-12 September 2008.


George, Jennifer and Robertson, Rachel Siow. 2023. Designed for Joy? Reflections on the Creation and Use of Digital Technology. Cambridge Papers, 32(1), ISSN 1361-7710

George, Jennifer. 2022. A book review of "The Robot Will See You Now, a book on Artificial Intelligence and the Christian Faith". Ethics in Conversation, 26(3),

Professional Activity

George, Jennifer. 2023. A Round Table: Lasting cultural change in digital inclusion.


George, Jennifer. 2016. A case study of balance and integration in worth-focused research through design. Doctoral thesis, Northumbria University

Further profile content

Research projects

2021-2022: Joy in the Digital World