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Data Champions programme

The Library's Data Champions programme has been running since summer 2019. This network of researchers, postgraduate research students and research support staff works together to increase the visibility of research data management and sharing at The Open University.

We run regular Data Seminars which are open to all. These events are an opportunity to hear colleagues from across The Open University talk about various aspects of working with research data. Details of Data Seminars are published on our training page.

If you are interested in becoming a Data Champion, please contact us.

Data champions

Data Champion: Alessio Antonini

Research Asociate in Knowledge Media Institute (KMI), 

ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3639-3622 

Twitter@alepantonini

Data Champion: Anna Colom

Research Student, FASS – POLIS

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3696-1463

Twitter: @Anna_Colom

Data Champion: Emilda Mboh

Manager, ALSPD, Access, Careers and Teaching Support (ACTS)

Twitter: @EmildaMboh

Data Champion: Emily Dowdeswell

Postgraduate research student , WELS/ ECYS 

Twitter: @intracommons 

Data Champion: Emma Dewberry

Senior Lecturer in Design, STEM – Engineering and Innovation

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2647-7299

Data Champion: Francesca Benatti

Research Fellow in Digital Humanities, FASS

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1456-7812  

Twitter: @rhymesontheroad

Data Champion: Jacob Obodai

PhD Student, FASS – School of Social Sciences and Global Studies

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3108-0755

Twitter: @obojay_1

Data Champion: Julia Downes

Lecturer in Criminology, FASS

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9170-9610

Twitter: @JuliaHDownes

 

Data Champion: Kimberley Slaney

Microbiology Research Technician in Astrobiology, STEM

Twitter: @ShaeKimberley

Data Champion: Lizzie Babister

Postgraduate Researcher, FASS – School of Social Sciences and Global Studies

Data Champion: Margaret Ebubedike

Research Associate. Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5018-4344 

Twitter: @meeify

Data Champion: Marie Chopra

Academic Support Assistant, STEM

 

Data Champion: Muriel Swijghuisen Reigersberg

Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Senior Manager - Research, Enterprise and Scholarship

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2337-7962

Twitter: @MurielSR

 

Data Champion: Olga Jurasz

Senior Lecturer in Law, FBL – Law School

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0064-8494

Twitter: @olga_jurasz

Data Champion: Sarah Vicary

Associate Head of School, WELS – Health, Wellbeing and Social Care

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9070-2695

Twitter: @Sao_Sarah

Data Champion: Sean Williams

Lecturer in Music, FASS – ACEM

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9828-7182

Data Champion: Ursula Stickler

Senior Lecturer, WELS- Languages

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8754-7134

Twitter: @UrsulaStickler

Contact us

Library Research Support team