Dr Orian Brook Joins UK Government Department for Culture, Media and Sport Advisory Group

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Dr Orian Brook of the Research Training Centre is one of four University of Edinburgh academics to be appointed to the new College of Experts for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Dr Brook will be joined by colleagues from across the University, including Professor Mark Parsons (Director of the EPCC supercomputing centre), Professor Melissa Terras (Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage and Director of Research at the Edinburgh Futures Institute), and Dr Ewa Luger (Chancellor’s Fellow of Digital Arts and Humanities at Edinburgh College of Art).

The DCMS College of Experts will comprise of 49 experts from across academia and industry. They will support the DCMS areas of research interest, taking part in working groups and providing advice and support to government policy and analytical teams.

Read more about the appointments on the School of Social and Political Science website.


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