2015- 2018 PhD Candidate:  Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute, Art and Design Research Center, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield (UK)

2015-2018 Pg-Cert Heritage Research Methods: The Wise Center Hull University Hull (UK)

2015-2018 Pg-cert Philosophy and Research Methods: Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute, Art and Design Research Center, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield (UK)

2012-2013 MA Art Museum and Gallery Studies: International Center for Cultural Heritage Studies. School of Arts and Cultures. Newcastle University Newcastle (UK)

2009-2012 BA(Hons) Arts Management: Creative Arts Center Arts University at Bournemouth Bournemouth (UK)

Awards and Achievements

2018 CHI 2018 Reviewer Work in Progress’

2018 Conference Chair: The IPerion 3D Imaging in Cultural Heritage Conference. The British Museum 9th-10th November, London (UK)

2016 Funding Awarded for collaborative research project “Please Touch” An Exploration of Tactility and Sensory Interaction, Catalyst: Festival of Creativity, Sheffield Hallam University

2014 The Day Star Award: Awarded for outstanding student contribution

2012 The Course Award: Awarded for student contribution to artistic and creative practice

Publications and Conferences

2018 Paper Presentation: The Association of Critical Heritage Studies 4th Biannual Conference ‘From digital to physical: exploring the boundaries and spaces that surround 3D scanned and printed museum objects both on-site and online’ (Hangzhou China)

2018 Paper Presentation: Art, Materiality and Representation Conference.          ‘Unpacking the aesthetics and politics of 3D digitization through curatorial design interventions at the British Museum’ The British Museum. (UK).

2017 Paper Presentation: Researching Digital Cultural Heritage Conference. ‘3D scanning as a cultural tool; The Grice Ivories’. Manchester University. Manchester (UK)

2017 Paper Presentation: PhD by Design: ‘The Curatorial Self’. The University of Sheffield. (UK)

2015 Workshop:Social History Curators Group Annual Conference. ‘3D printing Workshop: Hands on Technology’ Museums Sheffield. Sheffield (UK)

2015 Paper Presentation: Provocative Plastics. ‘Plastic Networks: The ability for 3D technology to facilitate relationships between museums, companies and communities’. The Arts University a Bournemouth. Bournemouth (UK)

Work Experience

2014- 2018 Freelance curator working with 3D digital technology (UK)

  • The Laing Art Gallery : Google Cultural Institute Project, 3D scanning of collection objects in collaboration with Google Cultural Institute.
  • Newcastle University: The Bewick Project: Experimental project to scan Thomas Bewick’s Woodblocks
  • The British Museum: 3D scanning and printing museum artifacts
  • Museums Sheffield: Designing new museum interactives using 3D print and capture technology.

2014- 2015 Galley Assistant: Baltic Center of Contemporary Art , Gateshead (UK)

2013 -2014 Research Assistant: AHRC ‘Co-curate project’ Newcastle University, Newcastle (UK)

2013-2014 Project Curator: The Laing Art Gallery, Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums, Newcastle (UK)

2012- 2012 Curatorial Intern : The Brick Lane Gallery, London (UK)

2010- 2011 Gallery Intern: The Gallery. The Arts University at Bournemouth, Bournemouth (UK)

Lecturing and Teaching Experience

2016 -2016: Assistant Lecturer: Creative Arts Management The Arts University at Bournemouth. Marking second year papers

Adhoc Guest Lecturer at:

  • The Arts University at Bournemouth
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • The University of Sheffield