Team

Jayshree Mamtora

Jayshree is Founding Member of Research Support Community Day. As Manager, Scholarly Communications at James Cook University Library, she oversees a team providing the Library's research services support across the University. Jayshree is a member of the IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Section and the IFLA Regional Divisional Standing Committee for Asia and Oceania. 

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Matthias Liffers

Matthias is the Research Data Specialist (Informatics) at the Australian Research Data Commons. If you want to know more about persistent identifiers and their use in the research lifecycle, get in touch!

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Jess Howie

Jess is the Assistant Director, Open Research and Teaching and Learning at Te Whare Wananga o Waikato (the University of Waikato). She also leads the Aotearoa Scholarly Communication Community of Practice.

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Stephanie Bradbury

Stephanie is the Manager, Scholarly Communications Services, QUT (Queensland University of Technology).

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Samantha Hutchinson

Samantha is a Research & Engagement Librarian at the University of Wollongong. She is a passionate and expert advocate of open research and the role of impact outside academia. She works with academics and researchers across a range of disciplines in strategic publishing, to increase their understanding of the open agenda, and to evidence their claims of impact. She is interested in the intersection of library support and these agendas, partnering with academics for a better future within and outside academia

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Helen Chan

Helen is Manager, Open Scholarship at UTS Library. Her team manage the University's Open Access Press, UTS ePress, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA) and provide support services for copyright and research data management.

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Mel Chivers

Mel Chivers manages the Open Research team at the University of Waikato Library that supports researchers and leads open research efforts at the university. 

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Gabby Lamb

Gabby is a Liaison Librarian in Medicine, Nursing, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Monash University. Her interests range from Open Educational Resources (OER), Copyright, Systematic Reviews, and the gamut of tools and resources that support our cohorts and their projects, particularly AI (Artificial Intelligence) supporting reviews.

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Caitlin Savage

Caitlin Savage is a Research Librarian at Deakin University’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. The Library Research Services team provides personalised support and guidance with literature searching, information and data management, publishing, and research metrics to Deakin’s research community.


Thank you to our previous committee members!

Kathryn Lindsay

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Lyndelle Gunton

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Edward Luca

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Jacinta Byrne