Ann Devitt

Academic Director

Dr. Ann Devitt is Associate Professor of Language Education at the School of Education. She is the Academic Director of The Learnovate Centre and has extensive research experience in both academia and industry. She is the Trinity College representative on the LERU Digital Education Group.  She is also a member of the Royal Irish Academy  Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee.

Having worked in the language and speech technology industries for a number of years in Europe, Ann returned to academia to complete a PhD in computational linguistics. After this she worked as a research fellow in the telecoms industry where she has a number of patents and publications. In 2008, she joined the School of Education at Trinity College Dublin. She was a recipient of a Fulbright TechImpact Award in 2016 and has twice received commendations in the Provost’s Teaching Award.