Belinda is a practicing artist and designer who has been leading programmes in higher education for two decades. During this time she has been a pioneer in the creation and development of new teaching and learning styles in the area of combining art and design practice with new technologies. She created and led the BA (Hons) Computer Arts and BA (Hons) Visual Communication and Media Design programmes at Abertay University, and has recently been awarded a Senior Fellowship in the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). Her own work has been featured across various mediums including book illustration, commmercial graphic design and digital installations. She most recently developed a project using traditional drawing and new media to create visual comment.