Kevin Ashley

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Mr Kevin Ashley

Professional Title: Other (please specify)
Other: Director

Primary domain: data curation, digital preservation

Organization name: Digital Curation Centre, University of Edinburgh

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: Edinburgh - United Kingdom


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At the DCC, Kevin directs activities whose primary goal is the development of research data services in UK universities. He began his career in computing support for medical research before moving to ULCC, one of the UK national supercomputing services. He worked in development and management roles and contributed to a number of international standardisation initiatives in networking. From the early 1990s his team concentrated on the development of digital archive services for a range of public bodies including the British Library and the Public Record Office with a special focus on database archives.