Lizbeth Goodman (BA, MA, MLitt, PhD) is Chair of Creative Technology Innovation and Professor of Education at UCD, where she is an Executive of the Innovation Academy and Senior Advisor to the Leonardo Group of the Science Gallery. She is Founder/Director of the SMARTlab and the MAGIClabs. In 2012 she was nominated to Chair the Social Sciences Committee of the RIA.
She has written and edited 13 books and many peer reviewed articles, has supervised over 30 PhDs to successful completion, and has written and presented many broadcast and cross-platform media programmes of repute. Prior to joining UCD, Lizbeth was Director of Research for Futurelab Education, working with David Puttnam’s team to establish innovative platforms for the future of education. She has co-developed many teaching and learning tools and kinaesthetic games. Her pioneering work with the OU BBC on the design of massive interactive teaching tools (reaching over six million viewers and students at a time) has also informed the development of the field now known as the ‘MOOC’ revolution. She is working on a Roadmap for Responsible Innovation and Hippocratic Education.