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Dr Mark Liptrott

Associate Head of Department Computer Sc

Computer Science

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Biography

Mark is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Director of Undergraduate Studies and Director of International Students within the Department of Computer Science at Edge Hill University.  He has a doctorate, a first class honours BSc in Information Systems, a PGCE in Higher Education Teaching and Learning Support, and a PGCE in Research Degree Supervision.  His doctorate analysed the relevance of diffusion theory on the voluntary adoption of technological innovations introduced through the public policy process.  His current research has shifted to focus on the adoption of e-initiatives and text analysis.  Mark has addressed conferences throughout Europe and has contributed to journals, including the UK Government Computing News Magazine, and readers on technology adoption.  He is an associate editor for the Journal of Information Technology and Citizenship and reviews for a number of other journals.