Tim Bell is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Canterbury. His main area of research is Computer Science education in schools, and has included developing the “CS Unplugged” project, which used in schools all around the world, and the “CS Field Guide”, which is designed for NZ high schools. He leads a CS education research group at Canterbury, informally known as the “Department of Fun Stuff”. His work has won several awards, including a New Zealand Science Communicator Award, the ETH (Zurich) ABZ International honorary medal for fundamental contributions in Computer Science education. He is the author or co-author of over 100 journal and conference papers, and several books.