Information Studies


Simon Mahony

Simon Mahony

I am Principal Teaching Fellow in Digital Humanities at the Department of Information Studies, University College London (UCL). I currently teach the modules Electronic Publishing, Internet Technologies, Legal and Social Aspects of Electronic Publishing, and XML.

I am Associate Director for Teaching at the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities and Programme Director for the MA/MSc Digital Humanities.

My research interests are in the application of new technologies to the study of the ancient world, using new web based mechanisms and digital resources to build and sustain learning communities, collaborative an innovative working. I am also active in the field of distance learning and am a member of the University of London's Centre for Distance Education. In addition I have an interest in the development of education practice and the use of new tools and technologies to facilitate this. I am chair of the New UCL Open Education Special Interest Group and part of the project team for Linked Open Bibliographic Data, funded by an E-Learning Development Grant from UCL E-Learning Environments, for the creation of an open educational resource for the teaching of the new cataloging format BIBFRAME.

In addition, I am External Adviser for the new BA Digital Humanities minor programme at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Lampeter Campus; on the Advisory Council of Panta Rei, Revista digital de ciencia y didactica de la Historia at the University of Murcia.

I am also an Associate Fellow at the Institute of Classical Studies (School of Advanced Study, University of London), one of the founding editors of the Digital Classicist, organising our summer seminar series and various conference panels, and editor at the Stoa Consortium.

Trans-Atlantic yachtsman.

Office hours: Wednesday 10:00 to 12:00 (in term time only)

[Note: not on 3rd May]

Office: Room G19
Foster Court (Malet Place)


Email: s.mahony@ucl.ac.uk
UCL extension: 30092
Direct Line: 020 7679 0092 (non-UK: +44 20 7679 0092)
Fax: 020 7383 0557 (non-UK: +44 20 7383 0557)

Twitter: @simon_mahony
Skype: simonmahony

Correspondence address:
Simon Mahony
UCL Centre for Digital Humanities
Department of Information Studies
Foster Court
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT