Rachael Ainsworth

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Dr Rachael Ainsworth

Member since: 02/13/2019 - 12:13
Professional title: 
Programme Manager/Project Manager
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Other (professional title): 
Research Software Community Manager
Organization name: 
University of Manchester
Organization type: 
United Kingdom

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Dr. Rachael Ainsworth is the Research Software Community Manager for the Software Sustainability Institute and is based at the University of Manchester. She was previously an astrophysical researcher and studied the radio properties of newly-forming Sun-like stars. She is passionate about openness, transparency, reproducibility, wellbeing and inclusion in STEM, and recently delivered a TEDx talk (https://youtu.be/c-bemNZ-IqA) on how openness can help fix a broken research culture. She is also a Software Sustainability Institute Fellow, FOSTER Open Science Trainer, Mozilla Open Leader, and established the Manchester women in data community HER+Data MCR.

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