Principal Research Fellow UCL Knowledge Lab
Eileen Kennedy is a Principal Research Fellow at UCL Knowledge Lab, where she is the programme leader for the MA in Education and Technology. Eileen specialises in online and blended higher and professional education. Eileen researches the transformative potential of scaling up digital learning with the RELIEF Centre and the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE). At the RELIEF Centre, her research is based in Lebanon and focuses on using innovative approaches, including MOOCs and digital education, to examine how best to improve the quality of life for all in the context mass displacement. She is currently involved in the co-design of MOOCs to scale up community based research skills, teacher professional development and community approaches to sustainable energy in Lebanon, MENA and globally.