School of Computing

Staff Profiles

Mark Turner

Senior Research Software Engineer


I am a research software engineer working for the Digital Institute in the Core Building at Science Central. My role is to support research around the university through the creation and maintaining of software used to help answer research questions and explore data. I specialise in the use of web technologies and data visualisation. I have worked on projects in a wide range of academic disciplines from archaeology, to medicine and social geography.


Cutting Edge - Web portal for searching neolithic and bronze age cutting implements

Limbs Alive - Gamification of stroke rehabilitation

SiDE - Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy

BeSIDE - Indoor location system for elderly care homes

SOMaG - Social media data analysis platform

CloudViz - Cloud-based rendering of complex geometry models

CIC - Cloud Innovation Centre

Reading Comprehension Aphasia - Mobile app for conducting reading comprehension tests


JavaScript, Java, C#.NET, Python, PHP, HTML, CSS


AngularJS, NodeJS, Bootstrap, Wordpress


MongoDB, CouchDB, Postgres, ElasticSearch, MySQL


Adobe Creative Cloud, Power BI, Tableau