Dr Danny Kingsley

Deputy Director, Scholarly Communication & Research Services at Cambridge University Library

Deputy Director, Scholarly Communication & Research Services, Cambridge University Library

Danny Kingsley is the Deputy Director, Cambridge University Library responsible for Scholarly Communication & Research Services. Her role focuses on establishing new policies and strategies for scholarly communication in the digital age.

As ePublishing opens up new avenues for research and data publication, new policies need to be developed for support and review. Danny's work covers a broad range of stakeholders, including encouraging researchers and academics to publish in new ways to open up the research process and communicate to a broader audience. She is involved in projects to help editors and publishers set new standards and embrace alternative ways of publishing. Danny works with government and other funders to develop policies is responsible for the implementation of funder and government mandates to make research papers and the underlying data openly accessible.

Danny holds a PhD in Scholarly Communication from The Australian National University and a BSc in Science and Technology Studies from the University of New South Wales. She has many years’ experience in science communication, she spent several years as a science journalist and editor for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation before joining Australian National University as the Scholarly Communication and ePublishing Manager. She has also worked as an Executive Officer for the Australian Open Access Support Group, set up by a consortium of six Australian universities to develop and support open access policies, and she is a former Associate Lecturer for the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.