Carmel Dickinson

Programme Manager at Manchester Informatics

As Programme Manager of Manchester Informatics, Carmel is responsible for the University of Manchester’s informatics community which brings together over 700 researchers in multi-disciplinary research into all aspects of 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.

She helped set up Manchester Informatics in 2008 and has since then worked on developing our major research and innovation themes, which now include Data Science, Future Cities and Digital Health.

Carmel is currently responsible for coordinating the University’s involvement in the £10M Innovate UK CityVerve project developing an Internet of Things cities demonstrator in Greater Manchester.