Carmel Dickinson

Programme Manager at Digital Futures

As Programme Manager for Digital Futures, Carmel is responsible for bringing together over 1000 researchers into multi-disciplinary research communities focusing on key themes and capabilities the digital world.

Her role includes community building around interdisciplinary themes, exploring opportunities for capacity building and developing alliances with key stakeholders locally, nationally and internationally.

Carmel helped set up Manchester Informatics (the forerunner to Digital Futures) developing major research and innovation themes around Data Science, Digital Trust and Security, Smart Cities and Digital Health.

She has been involved in a number of digital projects including the New Mind Plus Network, the ProFouND EU thematic network, the UK Health Data Analytics Network, and the £10M Innovate UK CityVerve project developing an Internet of Things cities demonstrator in Greater Manchester.