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Mr. Richard Breen
Research Assistant, History


Research Assistant and Data Manager at the Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities. Currently working on the ERC funded North Atlantic Fisheries: An Environmental History of the North Atlantic 1400-1700 (NorFish), the IRC-funded Food Smart City (COALESCE), web development for CO-SUSTAIN, and an active member of the Oceans Past Initiative (OPI).

Previous projects include web maintenance for the COST-funded Oceans Past Platform Letters of 1916 and Concorde40 in conjunction with the Contemporary Music Centre.

Completed an MA in Digital Humanities at Maynooth University in 2016.

Completed an International Bachelor of Music from Maynooth University in 2015, majoring in composition and musicology.

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Twitter Profile : @rudgertbreen

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Breen, Richard, Versioning Cultural Objects through the Text-Encoding of Folk Songs, Schriften des Instituts für Dokumentologie und Editorik, 13, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Poul Holm; Francis Ludlow Cordula Scherer Charles Travis Bernard Allaire Cristina Brito Patrick W. Hayes Al Matthews Kieran J. Rankin Richard J. Breen Robert Legg Kevin Lougheed John Nicholls, The North Atlantic Fish Revolution, c. AD 1500. Hypotheses, methodologies, and ways forward, Quaternary Research, 2019, p1-38 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Poul Holm, Richard Breen, Zhen Yang, John Nicholls, DANDOC, 1.0, Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities, 2018 Dataset, 2018 URL