Current Interests

     1.     Abbreviating my 2014 thesis on Big Data and the role of Virtue Ethics Checking 

     2.     Converting my MIFOH holdings into HDMS reference format for the eScholarship Research Centre at the University of Melbourne

     3.     Certificate 4 Fabrication Course at Melbourne Polytechnic : so far I am dismally poor welding student

     4.     Nearly completed the Macintosh stage of the 2gb of 1980s heavy duty software to run on an SE30. Next                   PC, then Sage then S100(Amiga is competed)s

Primary base organisation  Download my personal Card [HERE]

Principal, Oxford Systematics                                            ABN 55 884 700 811                 

I maintain a number of research and mentoring links: here are some of the active ones

          Edinburgh Napier University, as Emeritus Professor Card (here)                           

Professional and other bodies

          Australian Privacy Foundation, as a life member

          Electronic Frontiers Australia as a life member

          Australian Computer Society

          The US TRB (the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies) as

Emeritus Member of the following Committees:

              ANF20 (Bicycle Transportation)         [Emeritus at large from 7/2014]

              ANF30 (Motorcycles and Mopeds)     [Emeritus at large from 1/2013]

              ABJ90 (Freight Transportation Data)  [Emeritus at large from 7/2014]

           TT Riders Association as a member from my International Production TT Ride in 1975, With five further years of Manx GP entries also over the Mountain Course. chronicled in Motorcycle Sport (see Motorcycle Journalism page)

          The Ulysses Club as Member 11112

          Royal Society of Victoria

International Association of Privacy Professionals

Family History in the Visitation of England and Wales Vol 13

          ResearchGate, Academia, SelectedWorks, Google Scholar, IEEE Xplore WorldCat and other citation and response details from dissemination website services: statistics <here>  Until Jan 18, my name at repository@napier was a very useful resource, but the design has changed and all links to it have now been removed from this website



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Marcus Wigan                                                                                  


The very latest NEWS items

23 May 2017 Monash MIFOH Research Masters in Musicology Master Thesis on MIFOH with details of the performers, performances and broadcasts of the music over 40 years (436pp awarded at H1) <HERE> on Monash Figshare

23 May 2017 Examiners report on MA makes interesting reading on eScholarship and Musicology directions <here>

27 October 2017 Appointed to the Australian Computer Society National Professional Ethics Committee

1 August 2018 Appointed Honorary Fellow in the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Center

All other recent news itemsAll other recent items of news are on the next page, or click <here>

1975: Imola 750SS Ducati - used daily in 40miles each way London commuting and the IoM 1975 10-lap International Production TT

Closing Rapporteur Address: MSSI Sustainability Ethics Conference

1980: Flying legally at a very low level over NY in a light aircraft: now impossible

1963: Hertford College Oxford’s 4-Bump VIII bumping at Folly Bridge in Eights Week(Wide World of Sport Pic)

1975: Ducati Desmo Imola 750SS,

Kawasaki Z1, exAlan Barnett’s 382cc 99.9mph flying IoM lap Aermacchi Harley- Davidson (I did a 97.1 standing stopping push start in practice)

1973 Honda CR93 MRW at Brands Hatch in Southern 67 Racing Club

1975 Silverstone Honda CR93: 11th in this 125cc World Gp 125cc round

2015 Back to riding the 2004 Fz1.. now has Garmin L390GPS+tyre pressure sensors autolinked VIRB 1080p camera.. where 2 for an ABS?

Updated on 21 November 2018