Sian Woodward is Collections Manager of the Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (www.moda.mdx.ac.uk), where she is responsible for the management of the museum’s collections to enable access for students, researchers, members of the public and creative practitioners.
An expert in investigating and implementing technology in a heritage environment, rights management, documentation and standards, Sian qualified from the University of Leicester with a Masters Degree in Museum Studies, following a degree in Ancient and Modern History at the University of Oxford.
Her roles have included
Documentation Assistant at the Museum of London
Documentation Assistant at the National Army Museum
IT Officer and Cataloguer (Collections) at the British Postal Museum and Archive in London (now the Postal Museum)
Assistant Curator for North Hertfordshire Museums Service
Curator of Letchworth Museum
Heritage Access Officer for North Hertfordshire Museum
Sian is an associate Member of the Museums Association, and has an ILM Level 3 Award in First Line Management.
Learning & Teaching Interests
Research Outputs & Interests
Sian's areas of interest include investigating and implementing technology in a heritage environment, researching and developing the best methodologies and environments for harmonising, accessing and re-using collection data, Digital Asset Management and Preservation and Intellectual Property Rights.