Matthew Dovey

Head of research technology, Jisc

Matthew Dovey works at Jisc, the UK’s expert organisation in the use of digital technologies for education and research. He oversees work within Jisc on how digital infrastructures can support and enhance aspects of the research lifecycle - from discovery of information and data, to data analysis and manipulation, and collaboration and research impact and dissemination.

Previously, Matthew was Technical Manager at the Oxford University e-Science Centre, where he advised scientific research projects based on WebService and GridService architectures. Prior to this, he worked for the Oxford University Library Services, implementing numerous library and digital library technologies, including music information retrieval and projects on the preservation of digital material.

He has worked with a number of standards organisations including NISO, the Open Grid Forum (where he was area director for standards liaison) and OASIS (where he co-chaired the Search Retrieve Web Service standard).