Jen Ross leads new Digital Cultural Heritage research cluster

18 May 2020
Natural History Museum


The Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society have launched a new research cluster focused on Digital Cultural Heritage.  The cluster brings together academics across the University of Edinburgh exploring, analysing and developing new approaches to the relationships between data, digital and cultural heritage.

Dr Jen Ross, who also leads the Digital Cultures strand of the Centre for Research in Digital Education, will lead the team of researchers working in the following ares of expertise:

Other researchers based in the Centre for Research in Digital Education also associated with the new research cluster include Dr Michael Gallagher, Dr Philippa Sheail and Dr Claire Sowton.  Other research clusters within the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society include Fintech & Financial Services, and Media & Communications.

Working with a wide range of partners in the gallery, library, archive and museum sector, cluster members are researching tangible and intangible cultural heritage as it relates to digital preservation, sharing and copyright, new audiences, organisational transformation, learning from collections, community engagement, tourism, curatorial practice, text mining, and geographical information systems.

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