Dr. Claire Rye named co-chair of World Data System Early Career Researchers Network
The World Data System’s International Program Office (WDS-IPO) has appointed Dr. Claire Rye, NeSI's Product Manager - Data Services, as the new Co-Chair for the World Data System Early Career Researchers Network (WDS-ECR Network).
With a PhD in organic chemistry and extensive experience in research data management, Claire brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to support the WDS-ECR Network’s vision and goals. She joins Dr. Lianchong Zhang and Dr. Maja Dolinar, the current Co-Chairs.
“I am honored to join the WDS-ECR Network as a Co-Chair,” says Claire. “Together with Dr. Lianchong Zhang, Dr. Maja Dolinar, and the WDS team, we will continue to build a vibrant and inclusive network that supports early career researchers in their data-related endeavors.”
At NeSI, Claire is responsible for the National Data Transfer Service and works across the Aotearoa Genomics Data Repository and Rakeiora Pathfinder projects, looking at research data management and data lifecycle across NeSI.
Her interest in open science, balanced with CARE principles (Collective benefit, Authority to control, Responsibility, Ethics), Indigenous Data Sovereignty, and passion for data stewardship and metadata aligns perfectly with the WDS-ECR Network’s mission to foster a community of early career researchers who are interested in data-related topics and challenges.
Moreover, Claire’s expertise in working with diverse stakeholders and developing practical approaches for data cultures, practices, and infrastructures will enhance her ability to collaborate within the global research community.
Claire's appointment signifies the WDS-ECR Network’s dedication to advancing open science and empowering early career researchers with opportunities for networking, learning, and professional development.
About the World Data System Early Career Researchers Network
The World Data System Early Career Researchers Network (WDS-ECR Network) is an initiative by the World Data System that aims to create a platform for early career researchers to exchange ideas, share experiences, and collaborate on data-related topics and challenges. The WDS-ECR Network organizes various activities such as webinars, workshops, mentoring programs, and social events to foster a sense of community and belonging among its members.
For more information, visit the WDS-ECR Network website.