Dr Ming Lim
Dr Ming Lim is Principal Investigator for Affective Digital Histories. Based in the School of Management, University of Leicester, her research interests are global branding and communications; international marketing; consumption and the management of digital culture and technology, particularly in the digital humanities and healthcare. She draws on her training in continental philosophy and literary theory to study the role of digital technology in sustaining and reproducing political identity, policies and power.
Dr Corinne Fowler
Dr Corinne Fowler (School of English, University of Leicester) is director of the Centre for New Writing and director of 'Grassroutes: Contemporary Leicestershire Writing'. Dr Fowler has expertise in commissioning, editing and curating creative writing, and has led the work on the creative writing commissions for the Hidden Stories app and book.
Dr Giasemi Vavoula
Dr Giasemi Vavoula (School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester) brings to the project expertise in mobile learning design and evaluation to exploit the opportunities afforded by mobile technologies for community engagement with local heritage and learning (Culture Online-funded Myartspace project; EU-funded MOBIlearn project, EU Kaleidoscope Network of Excellence-funded MELISSA project – Vavoula CoI/researcher). She currently leads a network focusing on visitor-generated content and participation in heritage.
Colin Hyde is a researcher at the University of Leicester's East Midlands Oral History Archive. His involvement with oral history goes back to the original Leicester Oral History Archive, which was set up in 1983. He has worked on a number of community-based oral history projects, and has edited oral history publications such as Walnut Street Past, Present & Future (1995) and TH Wathes, A Century of Service (2004). Colin has been instrumental in the development of the Sounds of the Cultural Quarter app and in gathering oral histories for the Affective Digital Histories archive.
Professor Martin Phillips
Dr Martin Phillips is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Leicester. His research interests lie in rural social and cultural geography; historical geography; society/environment relations; and philosophy in geography. His work on the Affective Digital Histories project focuses on Glossop's mills.