PHD in Information Science - University of Wolverhampton (2004-2008)
An investigation of the web manifestations of knowledge-based innovation systems; how organizational web sites can be used to provide information on collaboration between the education, business, and industry sectors.
BA(hons) Library and Information Management - Loughborough University (2000-2003)
BSc(hons) Mathematics - Open University (2008 - Ongoing)
Research Fellow - King's College London (2012 - )
CENDARI. A four year research infrastructure project aimed at integrating digital archives for medieval and modern European history.
Research Associate - King's College London (2011)
CMES Project. A one year project to develop an extensible framework for representing and managing broad categories of complex digital collections produced by arts and humanities research, and a methodology for extending this framework.
Web Analyst and Consultant - Freelance (2009 - 2011)
Working as an external consultant for a number of research groups, including the Centre for Research in Social Policy at Loughborough University and the WCU Webometrics Institute at Yeungnam University. Also writing on library and information science, social media, and the semantic web for a number of library and information science publications.
Research Fellow - University of Wolverhampton (2007-2009)
From 2007 to 2009 I held the position of web 2.0 research fellow in the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group, investigating the changing uses of the web and putting together funding bids in the field of social media.
I am an experienced speaker, and as well as presenting at international conferences, I have also run workshops on various web topics. I also have experience programming in a number of languages (incl. Python, Visual Basic, PHP, Java) as I make use of the increasing amount of data that is available online.