SCIP is firmly embedded within the academic faculty partners. SCIP brings together a number of experts active in the integration of technology within Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences research.
Members of the SCIP Working Group
The organisational structure of SCIP is firmly embedded within the academic faculty partners. SCIP brings together a number of experts active in the integration of technology within Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences research.
Professor Andrew May
Prof. Andrew May is a social historian researching urban culture and public space, missionaries and cultural exchange in colonial contexts. His interests in multimedia have seen him develop history in new media formats, including Melbourne Podtours, eGold, and eMelbourne (the Encyclopedia of Melbourne online). Andrew has served on advisory committees of the National Trust, City of Melbourne, Public Record Office Victoria, Heritage Victoria, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Immigration Museum, Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Melbourne Museum, the National Archives of Australia, and H-URBAN.
Professor Rachel Fensham
Prof. Rachel Fensham is the Assistant Dean of the Digital Studio. She has presented on visualisation technologies at the Re-Imagining the Archive conference, UCLA (2010), and published on the ontology of archives in Performing Archives/Archiving Performance (2013). Rachel is active in the heritage and museum sector in terms of best practice applications of visualisation and user interaction technologies.
Associate Professor Neryl Jeanneret
A/Prof. Neryl Jeanneret is the Head of Music Education in Arts Education in MGSE (and Associate Dean, Research Training at MGSE 2012-2014). Her research has focused on artists working with children and young people, engagement in music classrooms, and teacher education in the arts. Neryl has held leadership positions in peak music education organisations, including President of the Australian Society for Music Education and Chair of the International Society for Music Education's Policy Commission. She has also worked with numerous arts organisations such as the Australian Music Centre, Musica Viva, Opera Australia, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and Creative Victoria.
Associate Professor Gavan McCarthy
A/Prof. Gavan McCarthy is a leader in the field of cultural informatics with emphasis on the building of sustainable information resources and services to support research. He is noted in Australia and overseas for his innovative and research-driven approach, and was amongst the first humanities scholars to receive ARC funding to support information infrastructure development (1992-1994).
SCIP Informatics Team
Mr Greg D'Arcy (Informatics Specialist)
Greg has over 15 years’ experience working with research data management, digital repositories, and publishing open resources and datasets. He has managed programs and projects with government agencies, not-for-profit organisations, the cultural sector (Art Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums), charities and digital producers. Greg has lectured at RMIT, Monash University and Victoria University, and holds the qualifications of Master of Business and Master of Technology.
Dr Mitchell Harrop (Informatics Specialist)
Mitchell's PhD research involved ethnographic studies of digital game playing and was conducted within Melbourne University's Computing and Information Systems department. He has lectured in Informatics, Database Systems and Web Information Technologies.
Mr Geordie Zhang (Informatics Specialist)
Geordie has a background in information technologies for digital humanities and social sciences (Digital HASS), research data management, eResearch, research information systems and information architecture. He is also currently completing his Ph.D. on the information theory of large-scale telecommunication networks. He has lectured in Research Data Management, Statistics, and Mathematical Modelling.
Dr Lyle Winton (SCIP Platform Manager)
Lyle has a background in large-scale collaborative physics research, computer science and distributed systems, and over 15 years’ experience on state, national, and international research infrastructure development. With industry experience in software engineering, Lyle has extensive experience in collaboration platforms, high performance computing, computational modelling, cloud computing, database and information architecture.
SCIP Partner Network
A/Prof. Gavan McCarthy (Director, eScholarship Research Centre)
Ms Ailie Smith (Digital Archivist, Digital Scholarship & the eScholarship Research Centre)
Mr Joe Arther (Coordinator, University Digitisation Centre)
Mr Ben Kreunen (Technical Support Officer, University Digitisation Centre)
Dr Andy Tseng (Head of Research Data, Research Platform Services)
Mr Jared Winton (Collections Manager, Research Platform Services)
Dr Peter Neish (University Research Data Curator, Digital Scholarship)
Ms Jennifer Warburton (Manager Research Publications and Program Unit)
Ms Mary-Louise Edwards (Faculty of Arts Librarian)
Ms Appy Laspagis (MGSE School Librarian)
Ms Sue Fairbanks (Acting University Archivist)
Dr Travis Cox (Digital Studio Project Manager, Faculty of Arts)