Dr Catriona Ryan SFHEA
In 2018 Dr Ryan founded Scriptor Cube Ltd which is the first Higher Education company in the UK that provides wellbeing in Research and Writing courses to university students and academics. Her workshops are based on new methodologies in academic writing and creative thinking in research designed to reduce anxiety and build confidence in writing and research. To date Scriptor Cube works with 13 universities and 4 DTP Partnerships in the UK.
Dr Catriona Ryan is an Irish poet, published academic, a critical theorist and a world authority on the work of Tom Mac Intyre with an international standing in Irish Studies. She is a Senior Fellow of the HEA, an Honorary Research Fellow at UWTSD and a Student Experience specialist. She has worked in three universities in Ireland and the UK over the last 12 years. She developed and managed a new doctoral engagement programme for UWTSD which included Doctoral students from 4 campuses (Lampeter, Carmarthen, Swansea Metropolitan and the London Campus) as well as distance students. Her success at enhancing the student experience culture for doctoral students at UWTSD was reflected in the Postgraduate Researcher Experience Survey (PRES) results for 2017. They revealed a 10% increase in student satisfaction in areas associated with cross-university engagement, training and general experience of being a postgraduate researcher at UWTSD.
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Scriptor Cube Ltd. specialises in taking a creative approach to the development of wellbeing in research and learning courses for Academic Staff, Doctoral, Masters and Undergraduate students. Wellbeing is a central concern of UK universities due to the growing demand for better services.
Scriptor Cube Ltd. responds to that demand by providing an engaging live platform of online and on-campus workshops/summers schools incorporating an academic and networking focus. We are the only Higher Education company in the UK that provides this unique approach to wellbeing in the UK university sector.