Dr Sadia Vancauwenbergh
Professional Title: Programme Manager/Project Manager
Other: Head Information Management and Data-analysis
Primary domain: Data and classification governance
Organization name: ECOOM / Hasselt University
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Hasselt - Belgium
Dr. Sadia Vancauwenbergh graduated at KU Leuven as MSc in Biomedical Sciences, after which she obtained a PhD in Medical Sciences and a MSc of management in the Public Sector at UAMS. Next she took the position of research manager in the VIB Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Antwerp, headed by Prof. Dr. Christine Van Broeckhoven. During this time, Dr. Vancauwenbergh assisted around 100 scientists with their research, from the writing of grant proposals to the realisation of research output., i.e. publications and research data. After this, she moved to ECOOM/Hasselt University where she's currently heading the Information management and data-analysis section of the Research Coordination Office. With this respect, she participates in the VLIR Working Group on Research Data Management and Open Science. In addition, Dr. Vancauwenbergh leads the workpackage on 'Classification and data governance' of the Expertise Centre of Research & Development monitoring, on the assignment of the Flemish Government. This workpackage specifically focus on the reduction of research administration by semantically harmonizing research information from a wide variety of (interoperable) CRIS-systems into the Flanders Research Information Space (www.researchportal.be).