Dr Chantal Huijbers
Professional Title: Other (please specify)
Other: Training and Engagement Manager
Primary domain: Virtual Research Environment
Organization name: Griffith University
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Gold Coast - Australia
Chantal Huijbers is the Training and Engagement Manager for the Biodiversity and Climate Change Virtual Lab (BCCVL) at Griffith University in Australia. She manages ecoEd, which is a national training program which aims to build a community and skills base around digital research infrastructures within the ecosciences domain. Chantal has a research background in ecology, and uses this to bridge the gap between the scientific experts and the developers of digital platforms. As part of her role she developed an Online Open Course in Species Distribution Modelling and other workshop and user support material to provide scientific support for users of the virtual lab.