Hughes Lorna

Hughes Lorna

University of Glasgow, UK
Chair of the Europeana Research Advisory Board

Lorna Hughes is Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Glasgow, based in Information Studies, a pioneer in the field of digital curation and preservation, and all aspects of digital heritage. She is co-Investigator the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Living Legacies 1914-18 Engagement Centre (http://www.livinglegacies1914-18.ac.uk/), where she leads on exploring the digital legacy of the 1914-18 commemoration and its cultural value. She is Chair of the Europeana Research Advisory Board (http://research.europeana.eu/blogpost/europeana-research-advisory-board-established), which is leading research on using digital cultural heritage within the Europeana ecosystem for scholarship across the disciplines. She also led the Jisc-funded mass digitisation project ‘Rhyfel Byd 1914-1918 a’r Profiad Cymreig / Welsh Experience of the First World War 1914-1918’ (cymru1914.org). She was the Chair of the European Science Foundation (ESF) Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities (www.nedimah.eu http://www.nedimah.eu) from 2011-15.

Publications include Digitizing Collections: Strategic Issues for the Information Manager (2004), editor of Evaluating & Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections (2011), and the co-editor of Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities (2017) and The Virtual Representation of the Past (2007).