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Professor Madeleine Atkins

Madeleine AtkinsProfessor Madeleine Atkins

Vice Chancellor at Coventry University

Professor Madeleine Atkins studied law and history as an undergraduate at Cambridge University before qualifying as a Secondary teacher.  She taught for four years in a large comprehensive school in Huntingdon before returning to higher education to complete her PhD at Nottingham University.

Following various post-doctoral research positions, she became a lecturer in education management at Newcastle University, developing a keen interest in the use of new technologies to support effective learning.  Having held the positions of Head of Department, Dean and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Newcastle University, Professor Atkins became Vice-Chancellor of Coventry University in September 2004.

Professor Atkins is currently a Board member of the Higher Education Funding Council for England and sits on its Audit Committee.

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