Prof Bryan Maddox
Research Director, Digital Assessment Futures
Bryan Maddox leads the assessment strand at DEFI, holistically exploring the ways in which digital technologies can help support new models of assessment, in collaboration with industry partners. His research on the validity and fairness of assessment also aligns closely with DEFI’s vision of a more dialogic and inclusive educational system.
Bryan is also Professor of Educational Assessment at the University of East Anglia, Visiting Professor at the Centre for Educational Measurement, University of Oslo, and Executive Director of Assessment MicroAnalytics Ltd. His work focuses on the digital transition in educational assessment, with a strong interest in the test taker experience and inclusive assessment. He is skilled in observational research methods including digital ethnography, eye tracking and gesture analysis.