People

RROx is run by a Steering Group and several others who lead on specific initiatives.

You can also see who is involved by affiliation.

Dorothy Bishop

Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology

Dorothy Bishop is a psychologist at the Department of Experimental Psychology where she heads an ERC-funded programme of research into cerebral lateralisation for language. She is a supernumerary fellow of St John’s College Oxford, a Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of the British Academy and Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. In 2015 Dorothy chaired a symposium on Reproducibility in Biomedical Science organised by the Academy of Medical Sciences, Wellcome Trust, MRC, and BBSRC, and she chairs the Advisory Board of the UK Reproducibility Network. She has a popular blog, Bishopblog, which features posts on a wide range of topics, including those relevant to reproducibility.

Kathryn Dally

Head of Research Ethics and Integrity, Research Services

Kathryn is the head of the Research Ethics and Integrity Team within Research Services at Oxford, which supports and manages the work of the University’s human research ethics committees. She is the University’s lead administrative contact point for matters related to the integrity of research at Oxford (as required by the UK Concordat to Support Research Integrity) and, as such, provides advice on the assessment and investigation of allegations of research misconduct at Oxford.

Kathryn is an active member of the Russell Group Research Integrity Forum and the League of European Research Universities Research Integrity Thematic Group.

Laura Fortunato

Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology

Laura Fortunato is Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at the University of Oxford, and an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. In the area of open research, her interests focus on the provision of training, and in particular on effective computing for research reproducibility and the use of free and open source software.

Laura is a member of the Steering Group of the UK Reproducibility Network and of the Board of Directors of the Software Freedom Conservancy.

Verena Heise

NDPH Intermediate Fellow

Verena holds an Intermediate Fellowship at the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford and is based at the Big Data Institute. In the area of open research, her interests focus on changing incentives to promote open/ reproducible/ replicable research practices and on the provision of training as one of the organisers of the Berlin - Oxford Open Research summer school. Verena is a member of the steering group for Reproducible Research Oxford, she leads the Open Community theme for the Open Science working group at the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging and is on the Advisory Board for Credibility in Neuroscience at the British Neuroscience Association.

Verena is always happy to help fellow early career researchers set up new open research activities or working groups to spread the word, so please get in touch if you would like to have a chat.

Matt Jaquiery

DPhil Candidate in Experimental Psychology

Matt studies advice-taking and decision-making with Nick Yeung and the Attention and Cognitive Control lab, using a combination of behavioural experiments and computational models. He is interested in a broad range of Open Science topics, and helped compile the UKRN Primers on Preprints and Data Sharing. He is also responsible for the technical aspects of this website.

Lisa Lodwick

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

I am an archaeologist working on late prehistoric and Roman agricultural economies. My interests lie in the use of archaeological data sets (plant remains, stable isotopes, archaeological sites) to reconstruct past farming practices. I am editor-in-chief of an open access journal Theoretical Roman Archaeology Journal published by the Open Library of Humanities, and work on improving data sharing and reuse practices in archaeology.

Amy Orben

DPhil Candidate in Experimental Psychology

Amy is a DPhil Candidate at the Department of Experimental Psychology. She is one of the organisers of ReprodubiliTea.

Sam Parsons

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Experimental Psychology

Sam is a DPhil Candidate at the Department of Experimental Psychology. He is one of the organisers of ReprodubiliTea.

Sally Rumsey

Head of Scholarly Communications & RDM, Bodleian Libraries

Sally Rumsey (Head of Scholarly Communications & RDM, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford) is the Libraries’ strategic lead for scholarly communications activities, including providing advice and writing University policies on aspects of open access. She oversees the university’s repository service for research outputs, Oxford University Research Archive ORA and ORA-Data. She is currently liaising with Oxford researchers to explore their requirements for library support for Open Scholarship, and contributing to the Bodleian Libraries’ discussions around provision in this area. Sally represents the University on the LERU (League of European Universities) OA Info-Group. She is past chair of CASRAI-UK OA Group, a member of the Jisc Publications Router Community Advisory and Router-Symplectic Elements Interoperability Groups, and Convenor of the UKSCL Licence Choice Task Group.

Amy Warner May

Associate Director of Scholarly Resources, Bodleian Libraries

Amy Warner May is the Associate Director of Scholarly Resources at the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.