Maria Economou is Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage at the University of Glasow. She has a joint post shared between Information Studies at the School of Humanities and The Hunterian, the univeristy museum and art gallery. She designed The Hunterian's Digital Strategy (2017-2020) and leads on digital initiatives. She currently holds a British Academy/Wolfson Research Professorship (2022-2025) working on research on 'Emotional engagement with museum collections through digital storytelling and participatory approaches'.