Digital Economy Network

We are one of 6 major investments made by RCUK's (Research Council UK) Digital Economy Theme. Each centre is focused on a specific area of digital innovation.

The other Hubs are: 

Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA), University of Bath. 

Improving motion capture technologies for entertainment industries and the application of this technology for the analysis of body movement to improve human performance in sport and develop prosthetics for amputees, plus creating opportunities for making savings for the NHS and MOD.

Principal Investigator:  Professor Darren Cosker. 

Centre Manager: Matthew Young. 

Horizon: From Human Data to Personal Experience, University of Nottingham. 

Seeking to refine the ethical use of personal data to create and deliver personalised products and experiences.

Principal Investigator: Professor Derek McAuley. 

Transformation Manager: Sue Jones.

Digital Civics, Newcastle University

The design of open source digital technologies and media to realise transformational models of local government services for social care, public health, education and local democracy. 

Principal Investigator: Professor Patrick Olivier.

CHERISH-DE , Swansea University

Delivering digital innovations that help people relate and respond to our rapidly expanding technological world, with a focus on health and social care, resource constrained commuities, heritage and cybersecurity and cyberterrorism. 

Principal Investigator: Professor Matt Jones. 

Centre Manager: Claire Henson.

The Urban Dynamics Lab, University College, London. 

Using data and advances in modelling to inform evidence-based policy that can address how regions can use assets to cooperate economically and help to rebalance the national economy.

Principal Investigator: Professor Alan Penn.

Centre Manager: Carina Scheider.