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Qualifications

BA (Hons), FHEA

About

Stuart joined the University of South Wales (Glamorgan) in 2005. In this time he has been instrumental in the creation and development of the BSc (Hons) Lighting Design & Technology, BSc (Hons) Live Event Technology and FdSc in Sound, Lighting and Live Event Technology courses of which he is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader.

A recent partnership agreement between the University of South Wales and the Lighting Industry Academy (LIA) in Telford has resulted in the development of a new HNC and HND for the Architectural Lighting industry. Stuart is currently working with the LIA on these exciting new qualifications set to launch in September 2017.

Experience

Prior to joining the University, Stuart gained a wealth of knowledge and experience through his time spent as Lighting Designer, Production Electrician and Programmer within the entertainment industry, ranging from theatre to corporate. Most recently Stuart has overseen projects such as museum, hotel and roadway lighting schemes.

With extensive experience in lighting visualisation Stuart has been awarded ‘Authorised WYSIWYG Trainer’ status by CAST Software. Since becoming a WYSIWYG trainer Stuart has delivered courses for companies, colleges and universities worldwide including lectures at PLASA and LDI trade shows.

Stuart has a wide range of experience teaching and delivering seminars on lighting throughout the World and has won the Faculty award for Excellence and Innovation in Learning and Teaching Practice and a Golden Apple Award for Best Lecturer (taught) as nominated by students.

Publications

Goldblatt. J, and Green. S, (2010) Special Events: A New Generation and the Next Frontier (The Wiley Event Management Series), ISBN 978-0-470-44987-5, Chapter 8 pp. 263 – 315

Green. S, and Locke. R, (2009) Learning Curve, Lighting and Sound International , Professional Lighting and Sound Association Monthly Magazine

Regular contributor to CAST Software bi-monthly wysiwyg newsletter ‘The Plan’.

Conference Presentations

Developing a sustainable lighting education – Professional Lighting Design Convention, Madrid 2011

External

Vice President (Education), Institution of Lighting Professionals 2014 – 2015

External Academic – University of Bolton (Backstage Academy) Course Validation Event – FdA/BA (Hons) Live Events Production and FdA/BA (Hons) Stage Management, August 2014

External Academic – Leeds Metropolitan University. Periodic review – FdA/BA (Hons) Stage Management & Technical Theatre, July 2012

WYSIWYG Beginners and Advance Training, LDI Las Vegas, October 2010

WYSIWYG Training Masterclass, PLASA Earls Court London, 2007 / 08

Lighting and Live Event Technology, University of Leeds, September 2007

Research

Research interests include investigations into the effect of lighting on learning in education.

Secured a KEF grant for the value of £49,000 to set up a state of the art Lighting Design Centre.

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