Professor Lorna Hughes

Professor in Digital Humanities, University of Glasgow

Lorna M. Hughes is Professor in Digital Humanities at the University of Glasgow, where she is based in the Information Studies Subject area. Her research addresses the creation of digital cultural heritage, and the use and re-use of digital collections for research, teaching, and public engagement. She has a specific interest in the conceptualisation, development, implementation and categorisation of digital methods in the humanities, and the collaborations between the humanities and scientific disciplines that drive this agenda.  

She is Vice-Chair of EuroScienceShe has been Primary or co-Investigator on over 20 digital humanities research projects, including Rhyfel Byd 1914-1918 a’r profiad Cymreig / Welsh experience of the First World War 1914-1918; the AHRC-IRC Network IIIF for Research, and the EPSRC-AHRC Scottish National Heritage Partnership She was the Chair and PI of the European Science Foundation (ESF) Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities (NeDIMAH).