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The Data Champion programme began in 2016 and has benefitted from the contributions of people who have since moved onto new roles or to other institutions. We would like to thank them for their work and acknowledge them here.

Alumni Data Champions List

Sargon Gross-Thebing (2022-2024)

Role as a Data Champion: Imaging Research Associate, The Gurdon Institute
 

Mahmoud Abdelrazek (2021–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Database Manager/Research Assistant, Department of Archaeology
Twitter @razekmh
 

Andreas Angourakis (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Archaeology

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Twitter @AndrosSpica
 

Amanda Bluck (2020–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Projects Coordinator (Research), Fitzwilliam Museum
 

Lyuba Bozhilova (2022–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Bioinfomatician, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Twitter @lbozhilova
 

Megan Bushnell (2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Digital Humanities Content Producer, Fitzwilliam Museum
 

Hugo Caffarati (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Laboratory Manager, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
 

Diana Caulfield (2021–2024)

Role as a Data Champion:Senior Library Assistant, Fitzwilliam Museum

Twitter: @dsw26

 

Deryck Chan (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Engineering
LinkedIn profile

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Anna Chaplin (2020)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Psychiatry

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Yiqiao Chen (2019-2023)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Land Economy

ORCID
 

Jennifer Copic (2016–2019)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Centre for Risk Studies, Judge Business School
LinkedIn profile
 

Sandra Cortijo (2017–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University
 

Enrico Crema (2018–2019)

Role as a Data Champion: Lecturer, Department of Archaeology
Twitter @er_crema
 

Eric Dawson (2018–2020)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Genetics

Twitter @erictdawson

 

Alastair Downie (2016–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Head of IT, The Gurdon Institute

 

Mark Dunning (2016–2017)

Role as a Data Champion: Bioinformatics Training Coordinator, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

Twitter @DrMarkDunning

ORCID

 

Annemarie Hildegard Eckes-Shephard

Role as Data Champion: PhD candidate, Department of Geography

 

Stephen Eglen (2016–2019)

Role as a Data Champion: Reader, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

 

Mesut Erzurumluoglu (2020–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, MRC Epidemiology Unit
LinkedIn profile
Twitter @mesuturkiye

 

Yasmin Fathy (2022–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate in Construction Information Technology
LinkedIn profile
Twitter @YasminFathy

 

Paola Finoia (2016–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Department of Anaesthesia

 

Amy Foreman (2021–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Project Manager/Information Scientist, The Gurdon Institute

 

Jennifer Furman (2017–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Senior Study Trial Manager, MRC Epidemiology Unit

Twitter @AmzForeman

 

Ben Farrar (2018–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Psychology
LinkedIn profile
Twitter @bg_farrar

 

Mélodie Garnier (2019–2020)

Role as a Data Champion: Scholarly Communication Support, Office of Scholarly Communication

 

Laurent Gatto (2016–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Senior Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry

 

Anna Gogleva (2017–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University

 

Kent Griffith (2016–2019)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Chemistry
LinkedIn profile

 

Qi Guo (2018–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Career Development Fellow, Department of Public Health and Primary Care
 

Didem Gurdur Broo (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Engineering
LinkedIn profile
 

Russell Hamilton (2016–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Bioinformatics Facility Manager, Centre for Trophoblast Research and Senior Research Associate, Department of Genetics
Twitter @drrshamilton
 

Keno Haverkamp (2018)

Role as a Data Champion: MPhil student, Development Studies
LinkedIn profile

 

Katie Hughes (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Support Librarian, Cambridge Judge Business School
 

Deepa Iyer (2018)

Role as a Data Champion: MPhil student, Development Studies
 

Jan Jezek (2022-2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Fellow, The Gurdon Institute
 

Duncan Johnstone (2017)

Role as a Data Champion:  PhD student, Materials Science & Metallurgy

LinkedIn profile

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Ben Jarman (2020–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Institute of Criminology
LinkedIn profile
Twitter @bjarman
 

Laura Kennedy (2020–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Institute of Criminology
LinkedIn profile

 

Minjung Kim (2020) 

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Computer Science and Technology

 

Mario Krapp (2019–2020) 

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Department of Zoology
Twitter @mkrapp3000
 

Dominik Krzeminski (2021–2020) 

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Department of Zoology
Twitter @dokatox
 

Kirsten Lamb (2016–2019)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Support Librarian, Department of Engineering
 

Fabio Lahr (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: IT and 3D Imaging Officer
 

Rina Lai (2019–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD Student, Faculty of Education 
Twitter @RinaPYLai1
 

Ennio Lavagnini (2018–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD Student, Department of Chemistry

 

Katrina (Kechun) Li (2020-2024)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD Student, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

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Dongfang Liang (2016–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: University Lecturer, Department of Engineering

 

Meng Liu (2021–2022) 

Role as a Data Champion: PhD Student, Faculty of Education
 

Fiona Llewellyn-Beard (2017–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Earth Sciences

 

Inge Loudon (2016–2017)

Role as a Data Champion: Data Manager, Data Management Team, MRC Epidemiology Unit

LinkedIn profile

 

Michael Loy (2017–2019)

Role as a Data Champion:  PhD student, Faculty of Classics

 

Jan Lyczakowski (2017–2019)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Biochemistry

 

Ralitsa Madsen (2018)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Clinical Biochemistry
LinkedIn profile
 

Christie Marr (2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Deputy Director, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
LinkedIn profile

 

Sergio Martinez Cuesta (2016–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Research Associate, CRUK Cambridge Institute
LinkedIn profile
 

Tania L. Maxwell (2021–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Conservation Science Group
Twitter: @tania_maxwell7

 

Barbara McGillivray (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Fellow, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
LinkedIn profile
 

Eleanor Miller (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Department of Zoology
 

Azadeh (Tina) Mohammadi (2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry
LinkedIn profile

 

Nicola Moloney (2020-2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry
LinkedIn profile

 

Gaenor Moore (2021–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Grants Coordinator, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence
LinkedIn profile

 

Rhys Morgan (2016–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Head of Policy, Integrity and Governance, Research Office

 

Lena Morrill (2021–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, CRUK Cambridge Institute

LinkedIn 

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Anne Pajon (2017–2019)

Role as a Data Champion: Senior Bioinformatics Developer, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
LinkedIn profile
Twitter @pajanne

 

Marco Perez Hernandez (2019–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing
LinkedIn profile

 

Quentin Peter (2016–2020)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Chemistry
LinkedIn profile
 

Sudhakaran Prabakaran (2016–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Lecturer, Department of Genetics
Twitter @wk181
LinkedIn profile

 

Malwina Prater (2018-2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Bioinformatician, Centre for Trophoblast Research

 

Lee Pretlove (2016–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Polonsky Digital Preservation Fellow, Cambridge University Library

 

Anna Protasio (2016–2019) 

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate (Bioinformatics), Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR)
LinkedIn profile
Twitter @annaprotasio

 

Boas Pucker (2021–2022) 

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Plant Sciences
LinkedIn profile
Twitter @boas_pucker

 

Swati Rajwal (2023–2024) 

Role as a Data Champion:Research Assistant, Department of Engineering
LinkedIn profile
Twitter @SwatiRajwal

 

Shamith Samarajiwa (2019–2023) 

Role as a Data Champion: Group Leader, MRC Cancer Unit
Twitter @shamith

 

Crina Samarghitean (2016–2019) 

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Judge Business School
LinkedIn profile

 

Andre Sartori (2019–2022) 

Role as a Data Champion: Python Developer (Citizen Science), THIS Institute

 

James Savage (2018–2020) 

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Department of Zoology
LinkedIn profile

 

Melissa Scarpate (2016–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Faculty of Education

LinkedIn profile

ORCID

 

Claire Sewell (2016–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Support Librarian, School of Physical Sciences

LinkedIn profile
 

Calvin Zhi Wei Set (2019)

Role as a Data Champion: MPhil student, Department of Engineering

LinkedIn profile

 

Hyesop Shin (2019–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD Student, Department of Geography
Twitter @hyesop

 

Ravi Sikhwal (2020–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Engineering

 

Jasper Sim (2021–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Charlotte Smith (2019–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Support Librarian, Department of Engineering
Twitter @lottiemsmith

 

Pingfan Song (2022–2024)

Role as a Data Champion: Senior Research Associate

 

Justin Tripp (2020–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Department of Engineering
 
 

Naoum Tsolakis (2021–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Department of Engineering

 

Lorinda Turner (2016–2018)

Role as a Data Champion: Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry
LinkedIn profile

 

Daniel Enyinnaya Ukasoanya (2019)

Role as a Data Champion: MPhil student, Department of Engineering

 

Aneeq Ur Rehman (2021–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: Data Scientist, Department of Haematology

LinkedIn profile

 

Pratheeba Vimalnath (2019–2024)

Role as a Data Champion:Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)

LinkedIn profile

 

Christopher Wadibia (2020–2021)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD student, Faculty of Divinity
LinkedIn profile

Email: cfuwadibia@gmail.com

 

Matthew Wayland (2016–2021)

Role as Data Champion: Imaging Facility Manager, Department of Zoology
LinkedIn profile
 

Xinyi Wen (2021–2023)

Role as Data Champion: PhD Student, Department of History and Philosophy of Science
 

Meg Westbury (2021-2023)

Role as Data Champion: Academic Services Librarian (Human and Social Sciences)

LinkedIn profile

ORCiD

Twitter @MegWestbury

 

Katharina Zuhlsdorff (2020–2022)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD Student, Department of Psychology and Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
 
 

Shawn Zamani (2021–2023)

Role as a Data Champion: PhD Student, MRC Cancer Unit
LinkedIn profile