Why data should be the new oil and how to make data the new water

Swiss Research Data Management Day 2016

Marta Teperek, University of Cambridge Marta Teperek did a PhD in molecular biology at the University of Cambridge. Having first hand experience of problems that researchers face on day to day basis with the journal’s impact factor dictating the future of their academic career, Marta decided to get professionally involved in advocating for Open Research and for better transparency in science. In 2015 she joined the University of Cambridge to lead the development of the Research Data Management Facility, with the aim of creating services to support researchers at the University of Cambridge in good management and sharing of research data.