Continued growth & development
As director, Professor Royse will drive the continued growth and development of the Hartree Centre, at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Daresbury Laboratory.
Professor Royse joins STFC from the British Geological Survey (BGS) where she is the Chief Digital Officer.
She is currently responsible for the development of BGS digital, data and technology strategies.
Strategies that ensure organisational evolution and efficient and effective exploitation of BGS digital assets to create science and business value.
In 2021, she was awarded a Digital Leaders 100 award as local national champion in recognition of her leadership in digital transformation within the Midlands.
Professor Royse has worked at BGS for 24 years.
Her research has taken her from traditional field mapping to a focus on the development of novel methods and techniques to gain insight and added value from BGS’s data holdings.
In 2017, she was recognised by the PraxisUnico Research Council UK Impact Awards for her novel approach to innovation and commercialisation of geoscience information.