PhD Topic: Knowledge Contribution in Digital Humanities
First supervisor: John Bradley
Second Supervisor: Dr Alison Pearn (Darwin Correspondence Project, The University of Cambridge)
She has furthered her study with university courses in Maths, Lexical Computing, Computational Linguistics, and Systems Analysis as well as courses in Medieval bookbinding.
Now based at the University of Cambridge, she works as a Senior developer at CARET mainly focusing on Digital Humanities projects such as Darwin Correspondence Project, Shahnama, Henslow Correspondence, and Chopin. She has also been a lead developer on the multinational collaboration project CollectionSpace, an open source museum collection management tool.
As a keen advocate of creating tools that empower subject specialists to achieve their aims, rather than impose restrictions on them. Her research interests are around knowledge contribution within a digital humanities project and how that should affect the tools used and output created. As well as fun things with Best Practices, Ontologies and vocabularies.