Project Director and Project Manager - Dr Catherine Emma (Kate) Jones, University of Portsmouth
Kate is the Project Director for the JISC funded Stepping into Time Project. She is a senior lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Portsmouth. She is interested in usability of geographic systems and data, health and urban mapping now and in the past. She studied for an MSc at UCL in 2002 and went on to complete a KTP and PhD at the same university in 2008 followed by a Post Doc. She took up post in Portsmouth in Jan 2010.
Web Developer: Dr Patrick Weber, Location Insights Ltd
Patrick specialises in spatial and location-based analysis but also has extensive technical expertise with open source GIS, he will be responsible for the technical development of the interactive website for the Stepping into Time project. He studied for an MSc is GIS at UCL is 2002 before becoming a KTP associate and completing his EngD in Computer Science. He is now working on projects for his company Location Insights.
Mobile Developer: Dan Karran, Geobits Ltd
Dan is the developer on the project responsible for building our Android mobile application to explore the bomb census datasets using a map interface and Augmented Reality (AR) browser. He studied MSc in GIS at UCL in 2005 and works on a variety of web, mobile and geo development projects for his company, Geobits.
Graphic Designer: Jasia Warren
Jasia is the interface designer and css coder for the project. She has over fifteen years experience in designing for the web and has worked for a variety of clients including the BBC, Halcrow, EJOLT and Mapping for Change.
Research Associate: Ali Nabbi
Ali is a Research Associate on the project, responsible for quality control – transforming the digital scans into geographic data for use in the final applications. He is a PhD student at the Department of Geography, University of Portsmouth.
Research Associate: Felix Fennell
Felix is an undergraduate within the Department of Geography, University of Portsmouth. His role on the project was data capture and geo-referencing the historical maps and digitally captured the location of the bombs. He also wrote a PHP script to extract the BBC WW2 memories and geolocate them.
Research Associate: Alex Lewis
Alex is an undergraduate within the Department of Geography, University of Portsmouth. His role on the project was data capture and geo-referencing the historical maps and digitally captured the location of the bombs.
Project Adviser: Andrew Janes, The National Archives
Andrew is an archivist with a special interest in maps and plans and a regular contributor to The National Archives’ blog. He holds an MScEcon in Archive Administration from Aberystwyth University. Andrew’s role in the project is to advise the team about the Bomb Census survey and other historical records held at The National Archives.