Lorna Hughes is Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Glasgow, based in Information Studies, a pioneer in the field of digital curation and preservation, and all aspects of digital heritage. She is co-Investigator the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Living Legacies 1914-18 Engagement Centre (http://www.livinglegacies1914-18.ac.uk/), where she leads on exploring the digital legacy of the 1914-18 commemoration and its cultural value. She is Chair of the Europeana Research Advisory Board (http://research.europeana.eu/blogpost/europeana-research-advisory-board-established), which is leading research on using digital cultural heritage within the Europeana ecosystem for scholarship across the disciplines. She also led the Jisc-funded mass digitisation project ‘Rhyfel Byd 1914-1918 a’r Profiad Cymreig / Welsh Experience of the First World War 1914-1918’ (cymru1914.org). She was the Chair of the European Science Foundation (ESF) Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities (www.nedimah.eu http://www.nedimah.eu) from 2011-15.
Publications include Digitizing Collections: Strategic Issues for the Information Manager (2004), editor of Evaluating & Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections (2011), and the co-editor of Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities (2017) and The Virtual Representation of the Past (2007).