Susanna-Assunta Sansone

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Prof Susanna-Assunta Sansone Chair

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Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
(meta)data standards, data curation, open source software, data publication, reproducibility, information engineering
Other (professional title): 
Assoc Prof, Assoc Director, Consultant
Organization name: 
University of Oxford, UK
Organization type: 
United Kingdom

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I am an Associate Director, Associate Professor and Principal Investigator at the Oxford e-Research Centre, part of the Department of University of Oxford Engineering at the University of Oxford, UK. I am also a Consultant for Springer Nature, and Founding Honorary Academic Editor of the Scientific Data journal. I am a co-author of the FAIR principles ( and of the FAIRmetrics ( My interests and activities are in the areas of knowledge and information management , and interoperability of applications in the life, environmental and biomedical sciences, impacting on the reproducibility of research outputs and the evolution of scholarly publishing , which drive science and discoveries. I am a founding and/or on the Board of several international grass-root standards, advocacy groups and non-for-profit efforts, including the Research Data Alliance (Technical Advisory Board until 2016), Data Dryad (Board of Directors until 2017) and ELIXIR UK Node. My team and I run a variety of research and infrastructure projects, among them the FAIRsharing resource that is also part of RDA:

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