Paula Granados is the Digital Curator of EMKP and is responsible for the digital component of the programme, including repository management, metadata research, and safeguarding, and all aspects of digital asset ingest and publication, ensuring best practice in managing rights and ethics, and developing innovative approaches to digital curation. Paula received her Ph.D. in archaeological research and Linked Open Data from the Open University in 2020. Her research focuses on the field of knowledge modeling, metadata standards, open access licensing, and intellectual property rights in the cultural heritage sector, with a particular emphasis on the digital creation and mediation of knowledge in museums.
Before joining EMKP, Paula was Project Curator for ResearchSpace at the British Museum, where she was involved with the implementation and customisation of specific curatorial research projects, including semantic data mapping and knowledge modeling and representation.
Paula currently holds a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Digital Humanities Research Hub, School of Advanced Study, University of London, where she is also co-organiser of the Digital Classicist Seminar, hosted by the ICS and the DHRH. Since 2021, she is a member of the Pelagios Network (which connects researchers, scientists, and curators to link and explore the history of places) and the Steering Committee of the Linked Pasts Symposium.