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Elena Simukovic

Elena Simukovic

Elena Simukovic

ZHAW Finance & Services
University Library
Turbinenstrasse 2
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 68 12

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Head of Research & Infrastructure area, university library

Expertise and research interests

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

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)

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)

Membership of networks



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