I lecture in Digital Humanities at University College Cork. My research interests include: Spatial Humanities, Historical Geography, Economic History, History of Health and Medicine, Medical Humanities, Data Visualisation, Information Architecture, Social Computing and Informatics.
I was a PhD Candidate in Canadian History at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, supervised by Professor Ken Cruikshank. Before coming to McMaster, I completed a Master’s degree in Canadian History at the University of Guelph. While at Guelph, I did my Master’s project on “he Keepers’ Trade: Skills, Attributes and the Pursuit of the Hotel Trade in late Nineteenth-Century Guelph”, under the supervision of Professor Douglas McCalla. I completed undergraduate work in Management Economics also at the University of Guelph.
Apart from my academic research, I am also an active member of the Open Data community.
My semi-professional blog resides at Randomosity.
I occassionally post pictures on Flickr.
I have an active Twitter feed.
There’s a Collection of Archived Posts at Blogaway
I have a presence on LinkedIn.
I have professional websites at Queen’s University Belfast and Trinity College Dublin.
There’s a few interesting Data Visualisation examples at: Research Stuff”
You may well be interested in things that I have been or remain involved with.
I note a variety of these projects in the links on the right of this page.
As always, please do be in touch.