Joseph Padfield is a conservation scientist at the National Gallery in London, with a degree in Chemistry from Edinburgh University, an MA in Easel Paintings Conservation from the University of Northumbria and a postgraduate diploma in the conservation of paintings at the Hamilton Kerr Institute. His main research interests include generating/sharing digital images, the semantic web, digital documentation and museum lighting.
Dr Anne McLaughlin is the Senior Research Fellow on the TANC-IIIF project based at the National Gallery. She is active in the IIIF community having previously curated the digital assests of the Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. She holds an MSt. in Medieval Studies from the University of Oxford and a doctorate in encyclopaedic commentary manuscripts from the Warburg Institute.
Melissa Terras is the Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage at the University of Edinburgh‘s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, leading digital aspects of CAHSS research as Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society, and is Director of Research in the Edinburgh Futures Institute. She previously directed UCL Centre for Digital Humanities in UCL Department of Information Studies, where she was employed from 2003-2017. She is a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, and Trustee of the National Library of Scotland. You can generally find her on twitter @melissaterras.
Dr Torsten Reimer is Head of Research Services at the British Library. As a member of the Library's leadership team, he oversees the teams looking after the content and research services strategies, content acquisitions and processing, digital preservation and online and onsite services for researchers from all backgrounds. Before joining the Library, he worked at Imperial College London, Jisc, King's College London as well as the University of Munich in roles relating to digital humanities, scholarly communications and research infrastructure. Torsten's academic background is in history and scholarly communications.
Dr. Charlotte Bolland's role combines responsibility for the acquisition, research and interpretation of portraits dating from the sixteenth century, with co-ordination of research activity within the curatorial department. She manages the display of the collection in the Tudor galleries and at Montacute House in Somerset and also provides guidance on Tudor portraiture to statutory bodies and private individuals. She has co-curated a number of exhibitions at the Gallery, including The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered (2014) and The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt (2017). She is the Gallery’s main point of liaison with research institutions and funding bodies such as the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Specialising in user interface development; focused on optimised code, web standards, usability, and accessibility.
Neil Fitzgerald leads the Digital Research Team that works across the organisation to ensure the Library’s collections, systems, policies, and processes meet the emerging needs of those who want to deeply integrate digital content, data, and methods, into their work. He is a digital cultural heritage professional with extensive practical and management experience across the international cultural heritage and higher education sectors. A member of a number of advisory boards in the fields of digital humanities and digital cultural heritage. He has also been accountable for the successful delivery of a number of major digital initiatives in the UK and internationally. Before joining the Library, he worked in the commercial sector.
Roger trained as a botanist but has been a software and data person for the last twenty years. At RBGE he is responsible for external data publication as well a number of internals systems. He is currently IIIF Consortium Ambassador to the Natural History Community.
Lorna is responsible for the strategic management and day-to-day running of the Library, Archives and Publications at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).
In September Glen Robson started working for the IIIF Consortium as the IIIF Technical Coordinator giving training and assisting the community to implement IIIF. Before this he spent 13 years working at the National Library of Wales (NLW), latterly as the Head of Systems. Glen started working with the IIIF standard in 2013 and implemented the IIIF standard within the library on its Newspaper, Photograph, Archive, Map and Crowdsourcing Systems. He is the co-chair of the IIIF Newspaper Community group and has worked with Europeana and others looking at harvesting IIIF resources. Since starting the new role he has given a number of hands on IIIF workshops and assisted community members like the Library of Congress in implementing multispectral images in IIIF.
Please feel free to contact any of the investigators listed above or members of their teams