Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Edward Francis Halpin

Edward Francis Halpin is a Professor in Social and Human Rights Informatics and co-chair of the Digital Research Centre at Leeds Metropolitan University. He has a background in politics, community development, peace, human rights, e-Government/e-Governance, and social informatics/information management. For his PhD, he studied the use and application of information and information technology for human/child rights, and he has an MA in Public Policy. He worked as an expert for the European Parliament Scientific and Technical Options (STOA) Unit, is an Associate Schumann Fellow, having researched at the European University in Florence, Member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Managers, and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts. Edward is Chair of the Geneva-based Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems International (HURIDOCS), an international NGO helping human rights organisations use information technologies and documentation methods to maximise the impact of their advocacy work.
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