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Dr Elizabeth Lomas
Foster Court
Gower Street
  • Senior Lecturer in Information Governance
  • Dept of Information Studies
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities

I am a senior lecturer in Information Governance within the Department of Information at University College London. 

I am a qualified archivist, curator, and records and information manager with over 20 years’ experience working in both the public and private sectors across a diverse range of organisations including banks, charities, local and national government, museums, private estates and the Royal Household. I maintain my practitioner experience through working on small scale consultancy projects. 

From the mid-1990s onwards I have been involved in a number of government led initiatives to review and revise information rights law and compliance standards, including data protection, freedom of information and the information security standard ISO 27000, rolling these out on the ground in workplaces.


I am currently a member of the DCMS's Advisory Council on National Records and Archives and also the Forum on Historical Manuscripts and Research. I am a co-editor of the Records Management Journal.


Research Summary

My research interests are; information governance, information rights law, security, risk management, records and information management, archives and heritage management, and research methods in information science. I am interested in the delivery of research linked to practice. I completed a PhD at Northumbria University which examined the global management of online communications undertaken as an autoethnographic co-operative inquiry. I am currently completing an AHRC research project investigating the nature of R&D for the worlds of art and culture, as part of the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, which is a strategic partnership with NESTA and Arts Council England.

Teaching Summary

I teach on the Archives and Records Management and Library and Information Studies programmes. I am currently responsible for the records and information management module G032. I am developing a new Information Governance module.

01-SEP-2015 Senior Lecturer in Information Governance Department of Information Studies University College London, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2015 FHEA ATQ03 - Recognised by the HEA as a Fellow – Academic studies in Higher Education Higher Education Academy
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