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John Robinson
Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning, Teaching and Students at University of York


John Robinson is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning, Teaching and Students at the University of York. He is an electronic engineer with research and design contributions in image processing. He became PVC in 2012 after four years as Head of Department of Electronics at York where he has been a professor since 2000. Before that he held an Industrial Research Chair at Memorial University of Newfoundland, founding a spinout company, and previously worked for the University of Waterloo and Bell-Northern Research. He has a BSc in Maths from Durham, MSc and PhD in Engineering from Essex, and an MPhil in the Humanities from Memorial.  John is a Principal Fellow of the HEA.

Agenda Sessions

  • The VC Panel: What’s on the horizon for higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond?