The key contacts in the Digital Humanities at Oxford are:
Head of Centre for Digital Scholarship & Digital Humanities Support
Dr Megan Gooch took up this position in September 2019, working across the Humanities Division and the Bodleian Libraries. As well as serving as director of the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School programme, she also contributes to the wider development of Digital Scholarship across the University of Oxford.
She previously worked at Historic Royal Palaces as PI on the AHRC Research Leadership grant "Lest we forget: poppies and public commemoration." She was awarded her PhD from Durham in 2012 on "Money and Power in the Viking Kingdom of York, c.895 – 954".
Professor David De Roure - Professor of e-Research and chair of the TORCH Digital Humanities Steering Group
He has strategic responsibility for Digital Humanities at Oxford within the The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, collaborates in Oxford's WSTNet laboratory with the Oxford Internet Institute, and is a member of the Oxford Cyber Security Centre. He is a Strategic Advisor to the Economic and Social Research Council in the area of Social Media Data.
Digital Projects Manager
Alwyn Collinson joined the Digital Humanities team in April 2020. He is helping to deliver the Digital Humanities Sustainability project, which will preserve the long-term legacy of the many incredible projects created by the Humanities division in the past, as well as give future digital projects across the university a sustainable future. Please contact Alwyn for updates to the Digital Humanities website.
Alwyn has previously worked at the Museum of London and the National Army Museum, delivering digital projects. He is the founder of the RealTimeWWII project, using social media to crowd-source and share the lived experience of the Second World War.
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