Dr Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichí was appointed to the post of Director of Micro-Credential Strategy and Innovation in 2021. Dr Nic Giolla Mhichíl leads DCU Studio, which was established in 2021 as an innovation and a development unit focused to drive and deliver at scale DCU’s T&L strategy. Dr Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl provides key strategic leadership in the micro-credentialing, short form, digital and flexible learning space. She is currently a member of the National Steering Committee of the Micro-Creds projects, and she is micro-credential lead on behalf of the ECIU University Alliance. She is co-editor in chief of the Journal of the International Journal of Technology in Higher Education, Mairéad is also a formerTech Impact Scholar with the University of Notre Dame in the US.