The Digital Humanities Research Theme is Looking for a Postgraduate Student Representative

The Digital Humanities Research Theme is looking for a Postgraduate Student Representative to join the Steering Committee. This postgraduate student will be:

  • Enthusiastic about improving the quality of engagement between the postgraduate community and the research theme, and motivated to create ways to ensure this occurs.
  • Confident in speaking to people from different backgrounds and expertise.
  • Engaged in research related to Digital Humanities.

The purpose of the Student Representative role is to:

  • Represent the views of postgraduate students on matters relating to the theme.
  • Act as a communication channel between committee members, theme members and postgraduate students.
  • Engage the postgraduate community with the theme e.g. through student-led events.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Attend Digital Humanities Steering Committee meetings.
  • Contribute to theme activities.
  • Develop student-led events in-line with student needs.
  • Be accessible to, and representative of, students working within the theme and beyond.
  • Share information between staff, committee and postgraduate students.

If you are interested in joining the Digital Humanities Steering Committee and can commit to approximately 8 meetings in the next academic year, please send an expression of interest (max. 2 pages) to Theme Convener, Prof. Jennifer Edmond (  This should include a description of yourself, your research and what you hope to contribute to the theme. Closing date for applications is Friday, 16 October 2020.  Further information is available here.