Dr Clare Ravenwood

BA Psychology (Nottingham University); MA Information and Library Management (Loughborough University); PhD (Loughborough University)

  • Associate Lecturer in Information Management

Research groups and centres

Dr Clare Ravenwood is an is an Associate Lecturer in Information Management, at the Centre for Information Management (CIM), Loughborough Business School. She gained a BA (Hons) in Psychology from Nottingham University before working in the public sector. Clare gained her MA in Information and Library Management from Loughborough University in 2009 and a PhD in Information Science from Loughborough in 2013. Her PhD thesis investigated selection for digital preservation in libraries, archives and museums. She has been a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2016.

Clare’s main research interests are digital preservation, selection and censorship, and archives and community engagement in business. She gained AHRC funding as a Cultural Engagement Fellow in 2016 for the ‘Loughborough Corporate Heritage’ project which explored ways in which business archives, including digitised resources, could be used in company anniversaries and by the local community. Clare supervises a number of undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations and a PhD student.

Clare teaches extensively at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She currently leads modules on Information in Society, Intelligent Organisations, Social Informatics and Technology in Business and Society, and is responsible for postgraduate dissertations on the Information Systems and Digital Innovation programme.

Preservation of digital information, particularly in cultural heritage organisations and businesses; censorship and selection; library management; legal and ethical issues in information management; business and community archives.