Projects

Public Catalogue Foundation online evaluation

Consulting and online survey development for the PCF

SHARE Museums East digital strategy consulting

Consultancy including workshops and working with five museums helping them improve their digital planning

Portsmouth Boleh project workshops with students

Working with 5 students with special needs on behalf of the Boleh Project, a charity restoring a boat for use with a range of audiences

National Trust Museum of Childhood and Betty Cadbury film development

Working with a film company and technical and copyright consultants we produced short films based on original VHS material involving Arthur Negus, relating to the Betty Cadbury collection, featuring  some of the automata she collected. &

Imperial War Museum online learning resources front-end evaluation

We used a range of evaluation techniques to inform IWM's plans for development of digital learning opportunities

Suffolk Record Office digitisation strategy

We provided 'critical friend' style input during the writing of this document

Wordsworth Trust

We provided consulting and training to enable the Trust to take a more strategic approach to planning, creating, editing and disseminating video content. We also selected and installed gallery playback equipment and developed an app to increase visitor

Jewish Museum website user testing

Planned and conducted user testing

Brixton Windmill website and learning resources

User testing and consulting on development of learning resources for a newly restored windmill in Brixton

Bodleian Libraries Treasures website

Consulting and user testing as part of development of an online exhibition encouraging public engagement around the Treasures of the Bodleian.

Public Catalogue Foundation / BBC Your Paintings project online survey and consulting

Consulting and development of an online survey as part of development of the BBC PCF partnership project Your Paintings Tagger project, in which members of the public contribute information on oil paintings via an innovative online tool.

Archives for London / London Metropolitan Archives Winning Endeavours website evaluation

Evaluation of the HLF funded Winning Endeavours website. 

National Coal Mining Museum consulting on podcasting

Workshop on how to plan and create podcasts and developing a wider strategy for digital provision

Royal Collection training on Creating online learning resources

Training and consultancy for the Royal Collection learning department

Public Catalogue Foundation / BBC Your Paintings project

Consulting and user testing as part of development of the BBC PCF partnership project Your Paintings Tagger project, in which members of the public contribute information on oil paintings via an innovative online tool.

Ashmolean Museum Ruskin resources for GCSE / A level Art

Planning, developing and evaluating online learning resources for GCSE / A level Art and Design students, including filming gallery dialogues and student workshops

Ashmolean Museum Ruskin Elements of Drawing

Consulting, user testing and evaluation as part of development of a major new resource based on John Ruskin's teaching collection at Oxford University

Bodleian Library Shelley's Ghost

Consulting and user testing as part of development of an online exhibition

Horniman Museum website

Consulting on evaluation of plans for redevelopment of the Horniman Museum website

MyLearning consultancy

Consulting on options for sustainable development and growth for this highly regarded project providing online resources for schools featuring cultural sector content

ABC of working with schools consulting and website development

Creating a new website for the ABC of working with schools guide produced by Renaissance South East, based on WordPress

Museum of London family group interviews

Conducting interviews with family groups to inform development of the Learning area of the Museum of London website

Museum of London teacher focus groups

Planning and conducting focus group discussions with teachers to inform development of the Museum of London's online offer for schools

Royal Bank of Scotland archives online resources consulting

Further consulting on enhancing RBS Archives' online offer to schools

Brentford & Chiswick LHS website training and consultancy

Assisting with management and future development opportunities for the Brentford & Chiswick Local History Society website

Engaging young people with social media

Scoping, planning, delivering and following up on training for a group of organisation as part of the Stories of the World project.

Making the Most of Museums consulting

Consulting on development of the Renaissance South East Making the Most of Museums website in collaboration with Culture 24

The National Archives and V&A Victorians project - consultation with teachers

Formative evaluation of the Victorians online resource for Key Stage 2

Ashmolean Eastern Art Online user testing and consulting

Further user testing of the Jameel online centre for Eastern Art.  

Consulting, user testing and evaluation of Exploring Surrey's Past project

Evaluation of the Exploring Surrey's Past project, including consultation with teachers, users and stakeholders.  

Ashmolean Museum Education Dept interactives development

Working with associate web developer Surface Impression to develop interactives for the Education team at the Ashmolean Museum, including interface design, user testing and consulting on educational rationale. 

MyEastEnd website development for Bishopsgate Institute

Design, development and user testing of a simple website to support the MyEastEnd project, involving a photography competition and other elements. 

Chertsey Museum online loan box system and online resource development

Consulting on development of an online system for loan boxes, and development of online learning resources

Ashmolean Museum Jameel Online Centre user testing and evaluation

Devising, planning and conducting focus group evaluation, advisory panel and user testing as part of development of the the Yousef Jameel Online Centre for Islamic and Eastern Art.

Soane Museum website, film and virtual tour

Consulting as part of a funding bid, to develop briefs for a website, introductory film and virtual tour of the Sir John Soane Museum

Evaluation of Parks and Gardens project

Evaluation of a 3 year HLF funded project to create an online database of parks and gardens, including resources for schools

Understanding online audiences toolkit and workshops

Building on previous work for the London Museums Hub to run a series of workshops and develop a toolkit for museum practitioners

Audience consultation for Scottish Archives Online

Working with associate Julian Tomlin on the development of the Scottish Archives Online project

Consulting for Museum of London on development of an e-learning plan

Working with the Education Officer (Web) on how best to coordinate digital activity relating to learning, both online and face to face

Website development for the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu

Working with Surface Impression to develop a new website for the National Motor Museum Trust at Beaulieu, including online collections and online learning resources

Consulting for the Emery Walker Trust

Contributing to an HLF bid, working with Alison Porter

Consultancy for Enfield Museums Service

Consulting on possible future use of digital technology

User testing National Archives Paleography microsite

User testing and consulting on the interface of a microsite developed by Kanoti and Surface Impression for the National Archives, on advanced Latin paleography

Untold London audience development

Online audience development work for the Untold London website, deploying web statistics, online questionnaires and user interviews

Understanding online audiences work

Two projects for the London Museums Hub focusing on how to make best use of data gathering techniques including web statistics, online questionnaires, visitor surveys and focus groups

The National Archives Cabinet Papers

Consultancy, user testing and evaluation for HE and schools audiences on this large, innovative digitisation project

Sea Your History writing for the web training

Writing for the web training and consultancy for staff working on the Sea Your History project based at the Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth

Manchester Art Gallery Ford Madox Brown microsite

Consultancy, audience consulation and user testing for this innovative approach to interpretation of a single painting through use of video and Flash -based interaction

National Archive Moving Here project

Consultancy for HLF bid, including a staff training workshop on content creation

Pevsner's guides

Evaluation of 'looking at buildings' website

Manchester City Galleries

Evaluation of the Gallery of Costume online learning provision and advice on future development

Stanley Spencer Gallery

Consulting on the role of ICT as part of an HLF bid

Bedford Museum & Gallery Education Service

Website design, elearning consultancy, interactive development, website build and user testing for the MGEP2 Online learning project

River and Rowing Museum

User testing and consultation on The Collection gallery interactive and website

National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (and NMPFT) and Yorkshire Film Archives

Consulting and user testing for the Britons at War online learning resource for KS2 teachers (2005-2006)

Sussex Archaeology Service

Consulting on redesign of the education section of the SussexPast website (2006)

Thames Valley Museums Group

Consulting on use of ICT to enhance take up of services by schools (2006)

Hertford Museum and MLA East of England

Consultancy and web build for Passing Places, a website about Gypsy-Travellers for KS2 and KS3 classes (2006)

Museum of London

Formative evaluation of a DCF funded Romans website (2007)

River and Rowing Museum

Consulting on the Inspired by Rowing microsite and redevelopment of the Learning area of the main website (2007)

Canterbury Museums Service

Consulting on website redevelopment (2007)

The National Archives Moving Here project

Further consulting on the Moving Here schools' website interactives (2006)

West Midlands Hub

Consultation and staff training day on online learning

East of England Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (EEMLAC)

Consulting on the use of ICT for researching by school pupils to support literacy development

A scene from the History Makers video site.

West Midlands Museums Hub

Consultancy and user testing as part of development of online learning resources for adults (2005-2006)

Museum of London

Evaluation of the Exploring 20th Century London website (2007)