Tom Talks about the digital world we live in and how savvy we should be. Professor and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Civic Mission at Swansea University, leading on the development and implementation of the emerging institutional civic mission strategy. Working with colleagues and stakeholders in the region and nationally.
academic interests sit at the research/policy interface: education and skills, science and innovation policy, digital transformation, public service innovation and skills/infrastructure for the digital economy. Also, identifying data-driven and computationally-intensive problems across a range of domains: data science, big social data, cyber security, intelligent systems, smart cities, software sustainability and computational reproducibility.
More generally: open research, digital government/democracy, digital/data infrastructure and governance, and data-driven policymaking. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx