35 years' administrative and secretarial experience in both the public and private sectors. Have followed the progression of the administrative role, from the traditional shorthand typist/personal secretary, through the development of word processing, the desk-top PC and the evolution of the digital age.
I have also been involved in research and worked as a Research Associate in the Human Factors Research Group for approximately 6 years, participating in a variety of EU-sponsored projects. The research focused mainly on the user experience perspective of interaction with technology and systems. This involved a little overseas travel, attending regular project team meetings, running studies with user groups and contributing to the production of project deliverables, ethics applications and research papers.
I have since spent 2 years working in the School of Education in a fixed term role, as Projects Assistant supporting staff on research projects.
My most recent role, still within the University of Nottingham, is as School Administrator with the School of Chemistry.
I have an English degree and a high level of English language proficiency.
I have wide-ranging administrative experience across a variety of sectors.
I have some human factors knowledge, gained through active participation in research.
Worked on the IMOSHION project, assembling a training document for the IMOSHION Knowledge Management and Learning System (based on Moodle). Wrote journal paper for project with co-authors on IMOSHION project, entitled
The design and implementation of knowledge management systems and e-learning for improved occupational health and safety in small to medium sized enterprises. A. Floyde ⇑, G. Lawson ⇑, S. Shalloe 1, R. Eastgate 2, M. D'Cruz 3 Human Factors Research Group, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 8 February 2013 Accepted 29 June 2013 Keywords: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Occupational health and safety (OSH) Knowledge management (KM) e-Learning a b
This article appeared in the December 2013 edition of Safety Science.
A further paper I have collaborated on was published in Summer 2016 in The Design Journal. This paper was about the use of drama in the evaluation and testing of products.