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Dr. Elena Simukovic

Dr. Elena Simukovic

Dr. Elena Simukovic

ZHAW Finance & Services
University Library
Turbinenstrasse 2
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 68 12

Work at ZHAW


Head of Research & Infrastructure area, university library

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

Open Access, Open Science, research data management, scholarly communication, science policy, research evaluation

Professional milestones

Member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on „Future of Scholarly Publishing and Scholarly Communication“ (2017-2019)
Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee at OPERAS - open scholarly communication in the European research area for the social sciences and the humanities (since 2020)
Member of the «Reviewers’ Pool» for Open Science program at swissuniversities (since 2020)
Member of the Swiss national Open Research Data (ORD) Coordination Group (since 2022)
Member of the working group Reforming Academic Career Assessment at CoARA, Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (since 2023)

Educational background

Doctorate in Science and Technology Studies (University of Vienna, 2023; graduated with honours)
Master of Arts in Library and Information Science (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2012)
Bachelor in Information and Communication (Vilnius University, 2009)

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts