Daniel Pett is Head of Digital and IT at the Fitzwilliam Museum where he leads a multi-disciplinary team in documentation, IT, digital and research and works with the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. He has recently had grants from the AHRC for creative industry partnerships with a team of four postdocs, a linked open data UK/USA network, British Academy/Leverhulme Trust grant for the study of William Hayley’s correspondence and several University of Cambridge awards. He  was previously Digital Humanities lead at the British Museum, where he designed and implemented digital innovation connecting humanities research, museum practice, and the creative industries with a focus on 3D technologies.

Daniel is an advocate of open access, open source and reproducible research and holds honorary posts at UCL Institute of Archaeology and the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities and publishes regularly in the fields of museum studies, numismatics, archaeology and digital humanities.

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