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Durham University

Computer Science


Dr Steven Bradley, BA MSc PhD PGCAP SFHEA

Associate Professor (Teaching) in the Department of Computer Science
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41754
Room number: E114

(email at


After studying maths and then Computer Science, Steven joined Durham University in 1997 as a lecturer in Computer Science. From 2004-2013 he was a part-time teaching fellow, spending the rest of his time on web consultancy, mainly on research projects across the university. From 2013 he was a full-time teaching fellow in the department of Computer Science and has been an Associate Professor (teaching) since 2017.

International Collaboration

  • Invited Expert to teach on International MSc Programme at Beijing Jiaotong University

Indicators of Esteem

Research Groups

  • Innovative Computing

Research Projects

Department of Sociology

  • Children’s hospice service data mapping project 2011/12
  • Mapping Unit

Research Interests

  • Computer Science education
  • Citizen science
  • Knowledge representation and student learning
  • Web-based data collection
  • Real-time systems
  • Software engineering

Teaching Groups

  • EDIC

Selected Publications

Journal Article

Conference Paper

Conference Proceeding

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Selected Grants

  • 2018: Durham University Enhancing the Student Learning Experience Award: Transition as an Affective Process
  • 2014: google CS4HS (Computer Science for High Schools) award $12k for work on Computer Science Into Schools
  • 2013: Durham University Enhancing the Student Learning Experience (ESLE) award: FOCUS Diagnostics – the development of an online diagnostic and instructional toolkit to enhance student understanding of subject specific language