Denise Oram

Job Role
Senior Lecturer in Computing


I have been a researcher and educator for over twenty years, and currently Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for Computer Science in the Faculty of Art, Science and Technology. 

I am a committee member of the ACM Committee of Professional Ethics and IFIP (International working group 9.2. also a committee member of the BCS ICT Ethics and GreenIT Specialist Group; and I was also the organising committee chair of the biannual ITA International conferences on Internet Technologies and their Applications, as well as being joint editor of the conference proceedings between 2005-2017.

My research, projects, teaching and publications have taken me to working with other Institutions in America, Poland, Czech Republic, Moscow, Spain, France, Germany, Greece and other International links providing essential knowledge on Research, Learning, Teaching and Assessment in other cultures and institutions.


PhD                                              2019

Dep. Head Centre LTA                    2011-2012

MA Education                                2011

Teaching Fellowship                       2007/8

Teaching Fellowship                       2006/7

PGCEHE                                       1999

FHEA                                           1999

MSc Information Systems Eng.      1997

PGD Information Systems Eng.      1996

PGC Computing                            1995



  • Software engineering
  • Cyber security
  • Professional and ethical dimensions of current and future emerging digital technologies
  • Their impact on Society and the Environment as well as the psychological well-being of people



MComp Computer Science


Oram, D. “The politics of ethics and sustainability”, BCS IT Now September 2019.

ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct Publication, 2018 ISBN: 978-1-4503-6626-7 2018

Bardell, A., Oram, D., et al “Living in a Sustainable Smart City”, BCS IT Now Spring 2018

Oram, D. “The real price we pay”, BCS Digital Leaders, October 2017.

Picking, R., Cunningham, S., Houlden, N., Oram, D., Grout, V., & Mayers, J.  "Proceedings of the IEEE sponsored Seventh International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 17)", Glyndwr University, September 2017.

Oram, D., Picking, R. “Negotiating the Ethical Decision-making Process when designing and developing new digital technologies”. Proceedings of software Quality Management XXIV (SQM) 2016: systems Quality; Trends and practices. March 21 & 22, 2016.