Sarah Porter

Sarah Porter is head of innovation at JISC, the UK government's technology consortium for universities and colleges. Her work involves leading the strategic investment in research projects that promote new uses of technology for the benefit of education and research. This work also helps to build the capacity and knowledge of education and research professionals in communication and project management skills as they lead on JISC funded work.

Sarah has worked in the higher education sector for about 15 years at a range of institutions, including five years at the University of Oxford, and in national roles. She has been Head of Innovation at JISC since 2004. Her particular interest is in how technology can help universities to innovate the day-to-day business of education and research - in particular the central importance of technology users, institutional processes and practices - and to help higher education to respond to the ever-changing political, cultural and financial context.

Articles by Sarah Porter

JISC has been inspiring innovation in the UK research and education for over 25 years and is now working on a new strategy for the future.

Posted 2 December 2011