Ross Parry has been Lecturer in Museums and New Media at the University of Leicester. Besides this, he is Programme Director for the campus-based Masters course, chair of the Digital Heritage Research Group (DHRG), and supervisor to four PhD students.
Since 2001 he has convened the 'Spring School in New Media', an annual three-day event for museum practitioners and researchers to reflect upon the impact of digital technology on their work. Ross is member of the committee of the Museums Computer Group, and has for the past three years co-convened the annual UK Museums on the Web Conference. Since 2003 he has been on the judging panel of the Jodi Awards (the national award recognising museum, gallery, library, archive or heritage websites that demonstrate commitment to meeting web accessibility standards