Jonathan Tedds

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Dr Jonathan Tedds

Professional Title: Researcher
Other: Senior Research Fellow

Primary domain: Astro, Health and Environmental Research Data Informatics; Astrophysics; Institutional Research Data Management

Organization name: University of Leicester

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: Leicester - United Kingdom

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Blogs Senior Research Fellow in Health and Research Data Informatics in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of Leicester + research astrophysics; Editor-in-Chief Open Health Data journal; Assoc Editor: Geoscience Data Journal; Co-Chair: RDA-WDS Publishing Data Interest Group + Founding Chair of RDA-WDS Publishing Data Workflows Working Group; Chair Medilink East Midlands Digital Health SIG. ------ Project Lead: BRISSkit ------ JISC/HEFCE funded Biomedical Research Infrastructure Software Service Kit (BRISSKit) since July 2011. Open source biomedical research database applications for researchers and healthcare. See #BRISSkit and further info at: ------ Project Lead: PREPARDE ------ Peer REview for Publication & Accreditation of Research Data in the Earth sciences (PREPARDE). Board member of new #OpenAccess "Geoscience Data Journal" (Wiley). Funded by JISC Managing Research Data Programme #jiscmrd for July 2012 - June 2013. #PREPARDE : ------ Research Data Science ------ Research data science & management; publishing data; open source software development & institutional policy. Founding Co-Chair of international Research Data Alliance Publishing Data Interest Group; Chair ICSU WDS Working Group on "workflows for publishing data". Coordinating researchers with best practice in research data management & techniques across University research groups & internal/external services; national initiatives including JISC Managing Research Data Programme (#JISCMRD Halogen interdisciplinary project), HEFCE/JISC University Modernisation Fund (#BRISSkit), UK Research Data Service (UKRDS) & to international e-research including EU e-iRG e-infrastructure reflection group & IVOA astronomical data sharing (co-editor of IVOA newsletter). Enabling numerous interdisciplinary research projects. ------ Astronomical Research ------ (Honorary) Research Fellow in X-ray & Observational Astronomy Group, Dept of Physics & Astronomy. Research interests include multi wavelength astronomical surveys, XMM-Newton Survey Science Centre, e-research including International Virtual Observatory (IVOA), & interstellar dynamics in star formation