Dr Cornelia Connolly is a lecturer at the School of Education, National University of Ireland, Galway.  Her interests are in mathematics education, computer science education and technology-enhanced learning.

Cornelia has a B.Eng. (Honours) in Computer Engineering, M.Eng. (Honours) through research and was awarded a Ph.D. from the University of Limerick. Having worked with Accenture in management and IT consultancy, Dr Connolly returned to academia to pursue her research interests in education, technology, student retention and numerical competency.

She is jointly responsible for the BA Mathematics and Education programme at NUI Galway and regularly publishes journal articles in the area of pedagogical enhancement in STEM education.

Cornelia is keen triathlete and interested in sports!