Barry Forde

Assistant Director: Technical Support

Barry Forde is an Assistant Director in the Information Systems Services. He is responsible for overseeing all areas of technical support including networking, central unix systems and PC laboratories. Under his leadership Lancaster has developed a state of the art campus network, using ATM as the backbone, to provide a multiservice facility for the whole of the University. He has also pioneered the development of a low-cost, high speed radio network, called EDNET, to link in Schools and local government establishments into the internet.

Contact details: Computer Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW, UK. Tele: +44 1524 510119, Fax: +44 1524 844011, email: