Image: Family photograph | Marie Devitt, Ann Devitt, Gareth Bennett, Sean, Sam, Caitlin and Sean Devitt.
New Scholars and Fellows were announced on Trinity Monday by Provost Dr Linda Doyle. In total, 62 new Scholars, 37 new Fellows, seven new Professorial Fellows and two Honorary Fellows were announced across a range of disciplines. Dr Ann Devitt from the School of Education was awarded a Fellow, joining her Dad Dr Sean Devitt.
Ann Devitt is Associate Professor at the School of Education in Trinity College Dublin. Her research interests lie in the area of language teaching and learning, and technology enhanced learning. She is Academic Director for Learnovate, the Enterprise Ireland funded centre of excellence for educational technology which is hosted in Trinity College Dublin. She has extensive research experience in both academia and industry having worked in the language and speech technology industries as well as in telecoms for a number of years.
Professor Devitt is a member of the Royal Irish Academy Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee.