Based in London, Daniela Duca is a self-taught artist with a cross-disciplinary experience and education:

Experience & Education

Currently, as a senior co-design manager with Jisc, I am developing business cases to help bring ideas to prototypes and then software services for researchers in Higher Education.

Previously, I worked for Bloomberg, EIRIS, The Work Foundation, and The World Bank. I hold a PhD in innovation management, and MSc in Development Studies, a BSc in Biochemistry and a BA in International Economics.

More details on my roles and education are available on my LinkedIn profile.

Honors and Awards

Davis United World College Scholar, McKelvy House Scholar, Frances Ocansey-Ahene Award for Diversity, William Forris Hart ’27 Chemistry Prize, Sigma Xi Honorary Society, Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society, Academi Dean’s List, American Chemical Society Divistion of Polymer Chemistry Award, Eugene P. Chase Beta Kappa Prize

Media coverage

2017, a review of research equipment booking systems on Efficiency Exchange

2017, featured on ArtFinder for International Women’s Day

2016, Got Art? on “A Crazy Yellow Theory”

2016, Ada Lovelace Day 2016 – with Daniela Duca

2016, a few thoughts on meaningful work at the #midtownbigideasexchange

2015, research data spring green shoots: fresh thinking this autumn, article by Daniela Duca in Research Information

2015, refining the brightest and best new ideas in research data management, article by Daniela Duca in Research Information

2015, presentation by Daniela Duca on Jisc vision, BRISSKit hack event

2014, interview with Daniela Duca on BRISSKit

2011, article by Daniela Duca in Romanian about Moldova and the Green Economy, newspaper ‘Timpul’

2009, the rebuilding on New Orleans though Duca’s lens, article about Daniela Duca ‘s photos during her alternative spring break, text by Brett Billings

2006, organic scholarship winners, about Daniela Duca in The Octagon newsletter


2002, Quasag sau Atomul Sufletului, book of poems and drawings published by Gunivas


***Featured image CC by Svetlana Smith.