About us

This blog has been set up as a way to report on the progress of the JISC-funded project, Digital Literacies as a Postgraduate Attribute, which is running at the Institute of Education, University of London. You’ll find information about what we’re doing, things we’ve written or created, and links to other projects in the JISC Digital Literacies programme.

The project team consists of:

Jude Fransman

Jude is the research officer for this project.

Lesley Gourlay, project director


I’m Director of the Academic Writing Centre at the IOE, in the Department of Culture, Communication and Media. Information about my research can be found here.

Susan McGrath

Susan is President of the Students’ Union.

Martin Oliver


I’m a Reader in ICT in Education at the London Knowledge Lab. I’m also Head of the Learning Technologies Unit, and deputy co-Director of the Lab. A selection of my research can be found at academia.edu.

Andrew McDonald

Andrew is Head of the Newsam Library.