Natalie Harrower

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Dr Natalie Harrower Chair

Member since: 06/12/2013 - 13:00
Professional title: 
CEO/Managing Director/Chief Executive
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Digital Preservation; HSS data, FAIR data, Digital Humanities; digital cultural heritage
Organization name: 
Digital Repository of Ireland
Organization type: 
Ireland {Republic}

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Dr. Natalie Harrower is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland (, which provides digital archiving, online access, and trusted long term preservation for Ireland's social and cultural data. Originally a film and theatre scholar, Natalie's work spans the library, culture and higher education sectors, with expertise in digital cultural heritage (, data archiving, open science, and research data management. She is a member of the European Commission's FAIR data expert group, and recently served on the OECD's High Level Expert Group on Business Models for Sustainable Data Repositories. Natalie is a partner in the Research Data Alliance Europe, chairs ALLEA's e-Humanities working group, and serves on Ireland's National Open Research Forum. Natalie is based at the DRI headquarters, at the Royal Irish Academy.

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