Thomas Lancaster is an Associate Dean at Staffordshire University with specialisms in Computer Science, academic integrity and student recruitment. Previously, he was Associate Head of School for Computing, Electronics and Mathematics at Coventry University and a Senior Lecturer at Birmingham City University, where he led the Computer Science course.
Thomas' main research interests stem from the Computer Science education field, where he is particularly interested in student employability and academic integrity. Thomas is well-known in the media for his work on academic integrity, contract cheating, essay mill sites and student plagiarism.
Thomas is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.