Sharon Backer-Holst (née Lloyd)
Mrs Sharon Backer-HolstLeaving date: 13th October 2019
Project Management Research Facilitation
Sharon Backer-Holst joined the University in February 2003 from industry having spent 17 years working in the IT industry. She was project manager for the EPSRC/DTI/MRC/IBM 4m eScience project eDiaMoND, and is currently project manager for a range of multidisciplinary/multi-institution research projects including NeuroGrid (MRC), Integrative Biology (EPSRC) and GIMI (DTI). She is research investigator on the EPSRC 'Embedding escience' project which is looking at management techniques for ensuring usability and pursues her own interest in determining new project methodologies for these diverse and complex projects spanning industry and academia. She also works as research facilitator for the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford and supports the department in increasing its research income. In her spare time she undertakes a range of volunter work including charitable events and youth work.
Embedding e−Research Applications: Designing for Usability
Grace de la Flor‚ Marina Jirotka‚ Sharon Lloyd and Andrew Warr
In Dutton‚ W. and Jeffreys‚ P. (eds). World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities. Cambridge‚ MA: MIT Press. 2010.
Communicating requirements in multidisciplinary teams
Grace de la Flor‚ Marina Jirotka‚ Dimitrina Spencer and Sharon Lloyd
In The Oxford eResearch Conference 2008. 11−13 September 2008. Oxford‚ UK. 2008.
Designing software in support of workplace activities − embedding e−science applications.
Grace de la Flor‚ Marina Jirotka‚ Andrew Warr and Sharon Lloyd
In Third International Conference on e−Social Science. October 7−9‚ 2007‚ Ann Arbor‚ Michigan. October, 2007.