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Digital Humanities and Research Computing Team - who are we?

Swithun Crowe: Research Software Engineer

Swithun uses a number of programming languages including C, Java, Perl, PHP, Python and shell scripts.  He is experienced in cross browser web development and has used many XML technologies such as OWL, RDF, SVG, XForms and XSLT.  He works with many different relational, XML and NoSQL/document databases and uses a wide range of metadata standards including DC, METS, MODS, PREMIS, TEI and VRA.  He prefers to work with open source and non-proprietary software.  Swithun holds degrees in Philosophy and Information Technology from the University of St Andrews and Herriot Watt University respectively.

Patrick McCann: Research Software Engineer

Patrick joined the team in the summer of 2014 from the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) at the University of Glasgow.  Much of his work there was for the Digital Curation Centre, including the development of web applications to assist with the management of research data, most notably DMPonline.  Patrick is experienced in a number of programming languages including PHP, Java, Ruby and JavaScript.  His work in web development has included the use of a variety of technologies and frameworks.  He has experience working with XML and a range of database technologies.  Patrick holds a BSc in Applied Mathematics and Physics and an MSc in Optoelectronics and Optical Information Processing from Queen’s University Belfast, and an MSc in Information Technology (Software) from the University of Glasgow.

Mary Woodcock Kroble: Research Software Engineer (p/t)


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        Swithun Crowe         Patrick McCann