Wendy Hall awarded British Computer Society Distinguished Fellowship

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been made a Distinguished Fellow by the British Computer Society, the British Chartered Institute for Information Technology.


She was recognised for her work in science and engineering policy and education, being one of the first computer scientists to carry out research in multimedia and hypermedia and her role in championing women in Information Technology.

Other notable Distinguished Fellows include Bill Gates, Sir Tim Berners Lee, Martha Lane-Fox and Vint Cerf.

Wendy Hall for the BCS on Women in IT

Professor Dame Wendy Hall’s blog for the British Computer Society, which is part of its campaign to encourage women to consider a career in I.T. She discusses her career history, how she came to be passionate about Computer Science and the reasons for women being better represented in the new discipline of Web Science than in other areas of I.T.