Becky is a full stack web developer with many years of experience working in both the public and private sector. Becky was previously employed with the NHS developing a healthcare application to modernise clinical practice for the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She also spent several years working at Northumbria University on a range of research projects relating to educational technology.

Since joining the university in 2019, she has designed and implemented software applications for a number of research projects.

During her time in the team she has trained as a Software Carpentries instructor and takes part in the regular carpentries training sessions. She is interested in inspiring young people and women to engage and seek careers in the technology sector.


  • Degree Apprenticeship in Software Engineering / Newcastle University School of Computing & The Institute of Coding

    • Module leader on CSC8425 - Business Software Applications
    • Creating material for web technologies. Delivery from June onwards.
  • Rest & Be Thankful / School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

    • Python scripts to feed real time data to RabbitMQ
    • Setting up RabbitMQ/Logstash/ElasticSearch pipeline
    • created Power BI reports to visualise data from ES
  • STEM Outreach / School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

    • set up WordPress website, deployed to internally hosted VM
  • DAAWN / School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences

    • Creation of Aphasia assessment tool for use by Speech and Language Therapists
    • Front end application that creates online reports and downloadable PDFs
    • Built with Vue.js
  • ePRaSE / Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Trust

    • back-end development using Java in Springboot framework
    • front-end development using Vue.js
  • Investigative Journalism / School of Education, Communication & Language Sciences

    • Vue.js based application featuring VueGoogleCharts and D3js libraries
    • Featured a range of different Google and D3 charts. Bubble, bar, line, link-node
  • Alien Speech Match / School of Education, Communication & Language Sciences

    • MySql/PHP Laravel framework based application, with Vue.js front end
    • game style application to measure user recognition of different languages


MSc Computing Science / Newcastle University


C++, concurrency, databases, networks, software engineering


  • Programming:
    • JavaScript
    • HTML/CSS
    • Python
    • Java
    • PHP
    • Perl
  • Software:
    • VueJS
    • Knockout
    • Laravel
    • CakePhp
    • WordPress
    • ElasticSearch
    • Postgres
    • MySQL
    • SqlServer
    • Docker
    • RabbitMQ
  • Topics:
    • Healthcare applications
    • Educational technology


  • I enjoy:
    • Gardening
    • Art
    • Karate