Studying Peer Review IN Grants (SPRING) (2018-2022)

With Dr Lai Ma, Dr Pablo Lucas, Dr Junwen Luo, Dr Thomas Feliciani, Dr Shane McLoughlin, Dr Clare Thornley.  This project is a mixed methods study of peer review processes at Science Foundation Ireland, the largest funding agency in Ireland. It is funded under a new call for proposals in science policy.

Social Science Data Archives: History and Sustainability

With Professor Kristin Eschenfelder and Professor Greg Downey at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I’m studying the history of social science data archives, their approaches to longevity, and their current challenges and evolution of their practice. This work has been funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, History and Foundations of Information Science Special Interest Group of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), University College Dublin seed funds, and the Irish Research Council.

For more about the project and publications, please go to the project website here.

Other (Sometimes) Useful Things I’m Doing

Since 2014 I’ve been one of the two Irish representatives to the Management Committee to the European Commission funded COST (Committee on Science and Technology) Action New Frontiers in Peer Review (PEERE).  The Action ends in autumn 2018. Learn more about our activities here.

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