Dawn Hibbert

Head of Research Support. University of Northampton

Dawn is currently the Head of Research Support at the University of Northampton, where she is involved in all aspects of research support, including Research Data Management, Open Access, ethics, bibliometrics, altmetrics, digital preservation and the Research Excellence Framework (REF). Dawn previously worked as the Open Access Research Advisor for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Edinburgh University, introducing the College to open access through advocacy, presentations and training. Creating and providing training and workshops for staff, setting up processes, reports and workflows for monitoring open access. Dawn then took on the role of Open Access Advocacy Librarian at the University of Strathclyde, where she created and implemented a successful strategy for maximum compliance with HEFCE’s Open Access Policy, whilst overseeing an RCUK budget of £260K, seeing a substantial increase in the use of this fund and in compliance.


Session Seriously… We don’t have a CRIS?
Room Ochil 1, 2 & 3
Time 14:00 - 15:15
Date Tuesday 5th June, 2018
Theme Open Data & Open Access
Style Pecha Kucha
Speakers Dawn Hibbert - Head of Research Support. University of Northampton