Dr Paula Nottingham has worked at Middlesex University since 2009 and is a Senior Lecturer based in the Department of Education within the Faculty of Professional and Social Sciences working on the professional doctorate programme and an undergraduate degree apprenticeship programme. Paula previously worked as a Sessional Lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London where she completed her PhD that examined the range of work-based pedagogy within UK Higher Education. Further study includes a PG Cert in Higher Education, MSc in Applied Professional Studies in Lifelong Learning, MFA and BFA. In the past, along with teaching contracts, she has worked as a European Social Fund project coordinator and a learning consultant for a Teaching Quality Enhancement project. Paula’s research interests are in higher education pedagogy, work-based learning, lifelong learning, online learning and professional doctorates. Paula has been a co-convenor for the UALL Work and Learning Network since 2015 -2016 and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.