Information Studies


Simon Mahony

Simon Mahony

Professor Simon Mahony
Professor Emeritus of Digital Humanities, Department of Information Studies, UCL;
Executive Director of the Research Centre for Digital Publishing and Digital Humanities, Beijing Normal University at Zhuhai;
Visiting Professor, Department of Information Management, Peking University.

2017-2020 Director UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, UCLDH
2010-2017 Programme Director MA/MSc Digital Humanities

Corresponding Member of the Sub-Committee on Education and Research (SCEaR), UNESCO Memory of the World Programme.

Member of the iSchools Consortium committee for Digital Humanities Curriculum Design;
Advisory Board for the University of Cincinnati's Digital Scholarship Center (DSC);
Advisory Council of Panta Rei, Revista digital de ciencia y didactica de la Historia at the University of Murcia;
University of London's Centre for Distance Education.
Associate Fellow at the Institute of Classical Studies (School of Advanced Study, University of London).

Trans-Atlantic yachtsman.

Research Students:

  • Giacometti, Alejandro (2014) ‘Evaluating Multispectral Imaging Processing Methodologies for Analysing Cultural Heritage Documents’. Doctoral thesis, UCL (University College London).
  • Kamposiori, Christina: (2018) 'Personal Research Collections: Examining Research Practices and User Needs in Art Historical Research'. Doctoral thesis, UCL (University College London).
  • Franzini, Greta Hayley: (2019) 'Towards a first digital edition of the oldest surviving manuscript of St Augustine's De civitate Dei'. Doctoral thesis, UCL (University College London).
  • Routsis, Vasileios: (2020) 'Informational Privacy and Self-Disclosure Online: A Critical Mixed-Methods Approach to Social Media'. Doctoral thesis, UCL (University College London).
  • Gao, Jin: (2021) 'Visualising the intellectual and social structures of Digital Humanities using an invisible college model'. Doctoral thesis, UCL (University College London).
  • Loboda, Olga: 'The transformations of museum experience with an item-based recommender system during exploratory search'. Submitted.
  • Liu, Bingjun: 'How mobile computing has changed user expectations towards museum websites'. In progress.

Email: s.mahony@ucl.ac.uk

Twitter: @simon_mahony
Skype: simonmahony

ORCID: 0000-0001-9811-9381 

UCL correspondence address:
Simon Mahony
Department of Information Studies
Foster Court
University College London
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London WC1E 6BT