An independent research/data/publishing consultant with an Associate Fellowship at the University of Reading, Fiona Murphy is a current and past member of several research projects including PREPARDE (Peer Review of Research Data in the Earth Sciences), Data2Paper (a cloud-based app for automating the data article submission process) and the Belmont Forum (a multi-national, multi-agency global environmental change project – in association with the University of Reading).
Amongst other activities, she is co-chair of the WDS-RDA Publishing Data Workflows Working Group, a member of the RDA Europe Industry Advisory Board and on the organising committee for the Force11 Scholarly Commons Working Group, and sits on the board of the data repository, Dryad. She is also an Editorial Board Member of the Data Science Journal. Fiona has written and presented widely on data publishing, open data and open science. She also loves organising events, building project teams and raising awareness and capabilities among knowledge workers.
Previously: After completing a DPhil in English Literature, Fiona held a range of scholarly publishing roles with Oxford University Press, Bloomsbury Academic and Wiley. As Publisher for Earth and Environmental Sciences at Wiley, she began to specialise in emerging scholarly communications with particular emphasis on Open Science and Open Data.