As such, Leigh has been Project Director and Principal Investigator for a number of external and internal research projects including: Look Here! (2010 - 2011), Kultivate (2010 - 2011), UCARIS (2010 - 2014), eNova (2011), the Collections Review (2011 - 2012), Spot the Difference! (2011 - 2012), KAPTUR (2011 - 2013), iTrace (2012) and VADS4R (2013-14). He has also supported a number of other projects across the sector including: the Jisc-funded KeepIT Project (2009 - 2010), Higher Education Academy's Open Educational Resources Project (2010), AHRC Digital Dance Archive (2010 - 2011) and the Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Archive (2011 - 2013).
Director, Visual Arts Data Service
University for the Creative Arts
As Director of the Visual Arts Data Service, a Research Centre of the University for the Creative Arts, Leigh’s research interests lie in the collection, management, discoverability, engagement, preservation and sustainability of digital assets, particularly where they support and enhance learning, teaching and research in the visual arts.