Jenny Kidd lectures and publishes across the fields of digital media, the creative industries and the cultural sector.
Formerly a web editor and designer, Jenny is a keen advocate of participatory media practices, working with a range of institutions to explore and understand their possibilities. She is currently working on projects with: Birmingham University, Leicester University, Sheffield University, Historic Royal Palaces, The Tower of London, National Museums Northern Ireland, National Trust Scotland, National Maritime Museum, London, the Royal Armouries, Imperial War Museums, Buckfast Abbey, Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, the Cardiff Story, the Cultural Learning Alliance, The National Library of Wales, Art and Memory, the Digital Engagement Network and The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry.
Jenny’s edited books include Performing Heritage [2011, Manchester University Press] and Challenging History in the Museum [in press, Ashgate 2014]. She is currently finalising a research monograph entitled Museums in the New Mediascape [Ashgate 2014].
Dr Kidd is Co-Director of the School's Digital Media and Society research group.