To find out more details about the Network and its activities, please feel free to contact us:

Dr Oonagh Murphy, Principal Investigator:

Oonagh is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths, University of London where her research focuses on digital innovation, capacity building, data, ethics and AI. She is regularly invited to speak at international conferences, and to facilitate workshops on digital strategy, product development, and data ethics. Through the Open Data Institute she is a qualified Data Ethics Facilitator, and holds Data Ethics Professional status. If you would like to discuss research collaborations, publications, or consultancy projects do reach out.

Dr Elena Villaespesa, International Co-Investigator:

Elena Villaespesa works as an Assistant Professor at the School of Information, Pratt Institute. Her research and teaching areas of interest include digital strategy, data analytics and user experience research and evaluation applied to the museum sector. 

She completed a Ph.D. in Digital Heritage at the School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester (United Kingdom) and an MA in Arts Management, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid (Spain). She has previously worked as a Digital Analyst at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Tate.

If you are looking for a speaker for your event, or a collaborator for a project, those that took part in this network are a great resource:

Core Network Members

Dan Brennan, Museum Application Developer, Princeton University Art Museum

Lawrence Chiles, Head of Digital Services, The National Gallery, London

Jennie Choi, General Manager of Collection Information, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ariana French, Director of Digital Technology, American Museum of Natural History

Rachel GinsbergFrankenstein AI & Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Dr Juhee Park, Data Research Fellow, Victoria and Albert Museum Research Institute (VARI)

Harrison Pim, Data Scientist, Wellcome Collection

Dr Mia Ridge, Digital Curator for Western Heritage Collections, The British Library

Andrew Lih, Wikimedia Strategist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Carolyn Royston, Chief Experience Officer, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Casey Scott-Songin, Senior Manager: Data & Insight, The National Gallery, London

John Stack, Digital Director, Science Museum Group

London Participants

Dr Victoria Alexander, Senior Lecturer in Arts Management, Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Goldsmiths, University of London

Hannah Barton, Digital Project Manager, Tate

Dr Giles Bergel, Digital Humanities Research Fellow, Seebibyte, Faculty of Engineering, University of Oxford

John Davies, Economic Research Fellow, Creative Economy and Data Analytics, Nesta

Rachel Coldicutt, CEO, Doteveryone

Tom Cunningham, Data Analyst, The National Gallery, London

Victoria Ivanova, PhD Researcher, Centre for the Study of the Networked Image, London South Bank University

Dr Fiona Johnstone, Research Associate, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, Warwick University, People Like You

Natalie Kane, Curator of Digital Design, Victoria & Albert Museum

Vishal Kumar, Futurecity Associate, Spatial Data Science and Visualisation, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis The Bartlett, University College London

Nicolas Malevé, PhD Researcher, Centre for the Study of the Networked Image, London South Bank University

Tonya Nelson, Director of Arts Technology and Innovation, Arts Council England

Lisa Ollerhead, Head of Museums Policy, Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Joe Padfield, Conservation Scientist, The National Gallery, London

Meriel Royal, User Experience Researcher, The National Gallery, London

Jamie Unwin, Collections Technical Architect, Science Museum Group

Philo Van Kemenade, Co-founder and Head Curator, Sensorium Festival

Ben Vickers, Chief Technology Officer, Serpentine Galleries

New York Participants

Anthony Cocciolo, Dean, School of Information, Pratt Institute

Matthew Cock, Chief Executive, Vocal Eyes

Seth Crider, MS Data Analytics and Visualization/Research Assistant, Pratt Institute

Shannon Darrough, Director, Digital Media, MoMA

Effie Kapsalis, Senior Digital Programme Officer, American Women’s History Initiative, Smithsonian Institute

Spencer Kiser, Lead Developer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Achim Koh, Visiting Assistant, Professor, Pratt Institute

Craig MacDonald, Director, Center for Digital Experiences, Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Kang-Ting Peng, Senior Engineer, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Adam Quinn, Digital Product Manager, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Jeff Steward, Director of Digital Infrastructure and Emerging Technology, Harvard Art Museums

Chris Sula, Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Lawrence Swiader, Director of Digital Strategy, American Battlefield Trust

Jamie Unwin, Collections Technical Architect, Science Museum Group

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