Nick Sheppard

Nick Sheppard has worked in scholarly communications for 10 years, joining the University of Leeds as a Research Data Management Advisor in December 2016. Previously he was Research Services Advisor at Leeds Beckett University and also serves as Technical Officer for the UK Council of Research Repositories.

Nick is interested in effective dissemination of research through sustainable models of open access, including underlying data, and potential synergies with open education and Open Educational Resources (OER), particularly underlying technology, software and interoperability of systems.

Nick co-presented a workshop session at the IWMW 2013 event on “The Institutional Web Site and the Institutional Repository: Addressing Challenges of Integration”.

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Nick Sheppard will facilitate a workshop session on “Marketing Open Research: Social Media and Quantitative Metrics ” from 16.00-17.30 on Tuesday 11th July 2017.