Norman’s projects

Projects, various.

Current PI/CoI

Digital sensitivity review
‘Knowledge exchange’ project, working with GU Computing Science, and The National Archives, August 2013–ongoing. A mixture of funding, starting with KE funding from Glasgow University; a longer-term bid is in preparation.

Past PI/CoI

MaRDI-Gross
Managing Research Data Infrastructures – Big Science, October 2011 – March 2012. Canonical URL: http://purl.org/nxg/projects/mardi-gross. Funded by JISC, £66 764 (approx 8 staff months), as part of the 2011–2013 Managing Research Data programme. Co-I with Roger Jones, University of Lancaster, and Juan Bicarregui, STFC e-Science Centre, RAL. [project blog]
AstroDAbis
Stand-off annotation for astronomical catalogues, April–October 2011. Funded by JISC, £74 024 (approx 8 staff months), as part of the 2011 e-Content Programme. Co-I with Bob Mann, University of Edinburgh [ project blog, current code home ].
MRD-GW
Managing Research Data – Gravitational Waves, December 2009 – February 2011. Canonical URL: http://purl.org/nxg/projects/mrd-gw. Funded by JISC, £137 164 (13.5 staff months), as part of the Managing Research Data programme. Co-I with Graham Woan, Astronomy, University of Glasgow.
Explicator
Intelligent access to foreign data models, July 2007 – September 2009. Funded by EPSRC, £205 280 (33 staff months). Co-I with I Ounis, Computer Science, University of Glasgow.
SKUA
Semantic Knowledge Underpinning Astronomy, January 2008 – July 2009. Funded by JISC, £310 752 (33 staff months). Co-I with Tony Linde, University of Leicester [DOAP and code home]
AGAST
Advanced Grid Authorisation through Semantic Technologies, 2008 – March 2009. Funded by JISC, £132 637 (16 staff months). Co-I with Richard Sinnott, NeSC [JISC project page]

Other involvement

VO-TECH
European Virtual Observatory technology project. Employed from November 2005 to the project’s end in late 2009, via the AstroGrid project.
IVOA
International Virtual Observatory Alliance. Participation from 2003; Semantics Working Group vice-chair, 2008–present.
Starlink Project
Astronomical data reduction. Employed from 1998 to the project's end in 2005.
Norman
2017-07-23