Mia is currently researching a PhD in digital humanities (Department of History, Open University), focusing on historians and scholarly crowdsourcing. Mia has published and presented widely on her key areas of interest including: user experience design, human-computer interaction, open cultural data, audience engagement, data visualisation and crowdsourcing in the cultural heritage sector.
Formerly Lead Web Developer at the Science Museum Group, Mia has worked internationally as a business analyst, digital consultant and web programmer in the cultural heritage and commercial sectors. Mia has post-graduate qualifications in software development (RMIT University, 2001) and an MSc in Human-Centred Systems (City University, London, 2011). Editor of the forthcoming volume ‘Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage’, she tweets at http://twitter.com/mia_out and blogs at http://openobjects.blogspot.com/