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David De Roure is a Professor of Computer Science in the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, UK. A founding member of the School's Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia Group, he leads the e-Research activities and is Director of the Pervasive Systems Centre. David's work focuses on creating new research methods in and between multiple disciplines, particularly through the codesign of new tools. His projects draw on Web 2.0, Semantic Web, workflow and scripting technologies; he pioneered the Semantic Grid initiative and is an advocate of Science 2.0. He is closely involved in UK e-Science and e-Social Science programmes in projects including myExperiment, CombeChem, myGrid, LifeGuide, e-Research South and the Open Middleware Infrastructure Institute. David has worked for many years with distributed information systems and distributed programming languages, with leading roles in the Web, hypertext and Grid communities. He is a Scientific Advisory Council member of the Web Science Research Initiative and a Fellow of the British Computer Society.

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An article on the ECS website from 2006.