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Daniel Bangert

Daniel Bangert

National Open Research Coordinator

Royal Irish Academy


BMus (Hons), GradDip Information Management, PhD Music

DRI Role

National Open Research Coordinator

Research Interests
Open research, scholarly communication, research data management, FAIR data, digital musicology



Dr Daniel Bangert is Ireland’s national open research coordinator. In this role he works with the National Open Research Forum (NORF) on the development and delivery of a National Action Plan for the implementation of open research across Ireland.

Daniel has a background in supporting open research in the context of European projects and academic libraries. He has worked in Germany and Australia as a librarian and researcher, and has a strong interest in community-building to facilitate open research.

Prior to his appointment at the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI), he was a scientific manager at the Göttingen State and University Library, University of Göttingen, contributing to European projects related to open science and research data, including the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Europe and FAIRsFAIR. His work with the RDA community included coordinating RDA Europe’s network of national nodes. Previously he worked at UNSW Sydney supporting institutional open access and research data services in roles covering data librarianship, repository services and scholarly communications.

Daniel holds a PhD in music from UNSW Sydney, as well as qualifications in information management and music performance. His research interests include open science, research data management and digital humanities. He is also interested in skills and training for open research, and has contributed to Carpentries workshops, the CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science, the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School and the FORCE11 Scholarly Communication Institute. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication.

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