We are delighted to announce the recipients of the OCLW/ODNB research bursaries and Tony Gray Visiting Scholarship for 2017/2018.
DRC Interested Members
University Lecturer in Social Anthropology
My research focus is on gene environment interactions in human disease.
Ebers and J Knight Groups Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
DPhil student in Archaeological Science, based at RLAHA.
My current research interests consist of scientific techniques in archaeology, including residue analysis and particularly that of plant resin, the archaeology of Oceania including Australia, and also South-East Asia, and prehistoric technologies and human adaptation across the world.
Though formally retired from Oxford after 30 years at OUCS where I established and ran many projects and services in Humanities Computing, not least the British National Corpus, the Oxford Text Archive, the Text Encoding Initiative and others, I am still active in this area as a consultant. At present, I am providing the French Digital Humanities infrastructure initiative called TGE ADONIS with a service promoting better understanding and take up of standard text encoding techniques. I am also working with a European project called AGORA, coordinated by Manuel Dries.
History Faculty: digital life writing, historiography, narrative, games and visualisation.
DPhil student in the Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Healthcare Innovation in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Research Fellow on Oxford Roman Econony Project
I work in an interdisciplinary area of research as I am working on e-Government technologies. My affiliation is with the Dept. of Politics and International Relations, however my research is supervised by the Oxford Internet Institute and my PhD is in Computer Science. Currently my research is focused on citizens' engagement with e-Government, while my PhD is focused on transnational e-Government systems.
MPhil in European Politics and Society
DPhil student in archaeology
Librarian for History of Art, and Italian Literature and Language
My interests are on the knowledge commons and inclusion/exclusion of scholars in global scholarship.
MPhil student in Development Studies at QEH
Research and development work with the Image Bioinformatics Group
Beazley Archivist and Professor of Classical Art
13thC Tibetan development of the tradition of succession through 'reincarnation' by religious professionals. Somewhat like magical thinking and power structures/networks...
Head of Information and Support Group, OUCS
Dave de Roure
Professor of e-Research, OERC
I am currently working on an Electronic Database of Poetic Form, which will encode texts currently available on Early English Books Online in order to provide searchable data on form, eg. metre, rhyme scheme, generic title for (initally Renaissance) English poetry. I have a methodology article here http://appositions.blogspot.com/2010/05/ben-burton-elizabeth-scott-bauma... in case you are interested in reading more! I am working on this with a colleague at St Cat's and we have just won initial funding from the John Fell fund and undergone text encoding training in order to begin the pilot phase of the project. I'd be interested in all kinds of discussion about digital research, but perhaps especially its use in the arts, funding opportunities, and sharing wisdom on these.
Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature
University Reader in Image Bioinformatics
Duncan Williams, Music
RTS, OUCS; OERC
I'm interested in dealing with large image archives and with conceptual problems of heterogeneous data collections. Also with network analsysis and visualisations.
Professor of Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
The conference brought together scholars, curators, biographers, and dance practitioners to explore how people write about the lives of dancers...
Dr Kate Kennedy of Wolfson College has won an Early Career Researcher award...