Nicola Osborne

Nicola Osborne

Programme Manager - Creative Informatics

Nicola Osborne, Programme Manager - Creative Informatics

Nicola Osborne joined Design Informatics in December 2018 as Programme Manager for Creative Informatics, funded by the AHRC with support from the SFC and the City Region Deal Data Driven Innovation Initiative. Prior to joining Design Informatics, Nicola undertook business development and managed innovative digital projects at EDINA, including technical work on the award-winning Curious Edinburgh mobile app and  the University of Edinburgh Internet of Things Research and Innovation service. Nicola is Co-investigator (PI: Louise Connelly) on the Managing Your Digital Footprint research strand and co-tutor of the Digital Footprint MOOC. This work on digital tracks and traces has been featured in several successful Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Nicola is a member of the Turing Institute Data Science and Digital Humanities Interest Group, the Journal of Open Research Software Editorial Advisory Board and the Association of Internet Researchers. 


Creative Informatics

Creative Informatics aims to bring Edinburgh’s world-class creative industries and tech sector together, utilising innovative data-driven technologies to develop ground-breaking new products, businesses and experiences. 

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