The winners of the Digital Preservation Awards 2022 were announced this week, celebrating the achievements of individuals and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to creating a sustainable future for our digital assets.
The Software Sustainability Institute sponsored the Research and Innovation Award which which recognises excellence in practical research and innovation activities. This award went to Panas Papageorgiou’s PhD work on The effective preservation of archaeological virtual reconstructions.
Our Director Neil Chue Hong said:
The SSI are pleased to sponsor the Research and Innovation Award at the 2022 Digital Preservation Awards. Ensuring that born-digital artefacts - including software, data and models - are preserved is essential so that researchers can use them in the future. We are delighted that Panas Papageorgiou’s work on preserving archeological virtual reconstructions has won this year: it points to the importance of understanding how to manage complex digital objects.
Read more about the winners of each category and watch the recording of the Digital Preservation Awards presentation ceremony.