Paula is the Digital Curator of the Endangered Material Knowledge Programme at the British Museum, where she 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.
Paula received her Ph.D. in archaeological research and Linked Open Data from the Open University in 2020. Her research focuses on the intersection between Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage, by looking at how digital technologies can help individuals in accessing, sharing, and building upon archaeological and ethnographical knowledge.
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. She is a co-organiser of the Digital Classicist Seminar, hosted by the ICS and the DHRH and since 2021, Paula is a member of the Pelagios Network (connects researchers, scientists, and curators to link and explore the history of places) and the Steering Committee of the Linked Pasts Symposium.