Tony Welch


DBA Student

Worcester Business School

Research Degree Students

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Tony is a part time DBA student in the Worcester Business School at the University of Worcester. 

Tony’s main research interest is located in Technology Enhanced Learning. His DBA research concerns, in particular, the use of a mobile learning intervention tool to help manage ICT related incidents.    He is conducting a quantitative methods study into factors contributing to technological adoption, specifically mobile learning.

His supervisors are Dr Temitope Alade  and Dr Lynn Nichol.

In addition to working towards his DBA Tony works as an IT Training Manager and Business Analyst for the Science Museum Group.


Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector, 2009, University of Westminster
Master of Business Administration, 2015, University of Wales


Welch, R., Alade, T., & Nichol, L. (2020) MOBILE LEARNING ADOPTION AT THE
SCIENCE MUSEUM GROUP. In I. A. Sánchez, P. Isaías and B.
Bontchev (Eds.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE 16th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE MOBILE LEARNING 2020 (pp. 39-46). Lisbon, Portugal: IADIS Press.

Alade, T., Welch, R., Robinson, A., & Nichol, L. (2020, March) Mobile Learning for Just-In-Time Knowledge Acquisition in a Workplace Environment. In 2020 3rd International Conference on Information and Computer Technologies (ICICT) (pp. 198-204). IEEE.

Welch R., Alade T., & Nichol L. (2020) Mobile Learning Adoption at a Science Museum. In: Arai K., Kapoor S., Bhatia R. (eds) Intelligent Computing. SAI 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1228

Welch, R., Alade, T., & Nichol, L. (2020) Using the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) Model to determine factors affecting mobile learning adoption in the workplace: A study of the Science Museum Group. International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol 15, (1) pp. 85-98