Margaret Ross (academic)

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Margaret Ross with her MBE in the British Computer Society Atrium

Margaret Ross MBE, FBCS is an Emeritus Professor of Software Quality at Southampton Solent University.[1] She serves on the BCSWomen Committee of the British Computer Society.

BCS Women is a specialist group for networking and sharing knowledge amongst women computing professionals.[2] She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Staffordshire University, Hon FBCS and the John Ivison Award from the BCS. Margaret's work was recognised in 2008 with the MBE.[3]

Professional qualifications[edit]


  • Conference Director of the annual series of BCS Software Quality Management international conferences (since 1992)
  • Conference Director of the annual series of international educational BCS INSPIRE conferences (since 1995)
  • Member of the Editorial Board, and previously Associate Editor, Europe, for the Software Quality Journal[4]



  1. ^ "BCSWomen Committee Webpage". 
  2. ^ "BCSWomen". Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Eur Ing Professor Margaret Ross, MBE, FBCS CITP, CEng, CSci". BCS. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Editorial Board, Software Quality Journal". Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Award of Honorary Degree is bestowed for major contributions to Staffordshire University". Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers". Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "John Ivinson Award". BCS. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "BCS Fellows Honoured in Queen's Birthday List". BCS. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  9. ^ Women in IT: Inspiring the next generation (PDF). British Computer Society. 1 Oct 2014. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-78017-287-3. Retrieved 14 Oct 2014.