Programme Manager Research Information Systems / NOAD of Ireland
Trinity College Library Dublin, Ireland
Niamh Brennanis Program Manager for Research Informatics in Trinity College Library Dublin where she works on the development of Trinity's Research Support System and its institutional repository, TARA (Trinity's Access to Research Archive). She is a member of several national and international groups working on open access to research outputs and enabling their improved reporting, retrieval and evaluation. These include Ireland's National Steering Group on Open Access Policy (which represents all Irish funding councils and research agencies and institutions), RIAN (Ireland's Open Access Research Portal) Steering Group, DART-Europe (Digital Access to Research Theses Europe), OpenAIRE and OpenAIRE Plus (FP7). She is a member of the management councils of two key Irish journals in economics and social sciences and has partnered in a number of research projects in digital humanities, international development and social sciences. Niamh coordinates a national sectoral project in Ireland, funded by the HEA and managed by the IUA, which develops research reporting standards and research evaluation methodologies with a particular focus on developing new ways of demonstrating research impact.