Working at the Centre on Mondays and Tuesdays, Glenda undertakes design work and print management for the Centre's publications, publicity materials and artwork for external project partners. She also provides support for the Administrator.
With an original discipline of printed and woven textile design, Glenda has worked both in design and administrative roles within the University and works at the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) as a Graphic Designer the remaining days of the week.
Glenda has been responsible for the development of branding for the Centre for Engineering and Design Education, using the structure and pattern of the Keith Green Building as its base in conjunction with the University corporate identity guidelines. During the refurbishment of the teaching spaces in the building she has procured and designed artwork pieces to enhance the visual presentation of CEDE. More recently she has designed and produced the publication ‘Laboratories for the 21st Century in STEM Higher Education: a compendium of current UK practice and an insight into future directions for laboratory-based teaching and learning’ by Lynda Gibbins and Glynis Perkin, been involved in the branding and production of marketing and exhibition materials for the Co-Tutor project and produced the Interim and Stakeholder Reports for the four engineering Schools and the Design School.
Past projects have been a series of peer reviewed booklets covering learning and teaching in engineering education for the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre which are now being updated by CEDE as an online version, involvement in the International Conferences EE2008, EE2010 and currently EE2012 including design and production of publicity materials, abstract booklets and USB pen drives containing published papers. Design and production of two publications for the engCETL namely ‘The Involvement of Industry in Teaching: A Guide for Academics’ by Dr Sarah Bamforth and Fiona Lamb, ‘Doing Pedagogical Research in Engineering’ by George Brown and Sarah Edmunds and a publicity pack for the WebPA project, the design of items for ‘Changing Course - Global Engineering Education Conference’ for Engineers without Borders UK and Engineers against Poverty as part of the Global Dimensions project. She has also worked on the development and design of ‘A university toolkit for developing and implementing Engineering Gateways degrees’ for the Engineering Council and also ‘Development & implementation of student-led projects: a checklist’ in conjunction with Imperial College London.