Mark is currently the Director of the Centre for Data Analysis and Representation on behalf of the department. The group consists of an expanding team and is currently undertaking a number of research projects with national and international partners. Examples of the research projects which the group are investigating includes the Software Validation Project which is researching quality assurance of one of the most significant software models in the world. Mark is also leading the group’s involvement on the international HistorySpace project, and is working with national organizations in developing further projects. Mark is the lead academic on two KTP projects which are aimed at utilizing data analytics and visualization to enhance business processes for local SMEs.