Mandy Thomas

Job: Research Governance Officer – Data and Publications

School/department: Research

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 366 4899



About Me

I joined DMU in February 2015, after working for a number of years in the voluntary sector in a variety of information, project and development roles.

Role Summary

As a member of DMU’s Research Services Directorate, I also work closely with Library and Learning Services, to implement DMU’s policies on open access and research data management. 

My role involves training and supporting researchers in making their publications and data open access. Currently I am project-managing the development of DMU’s research data management infrastructure and support.

Areas of Expertise

  • Open access for research publications
  • Research data management and open data

Experience and Accomplishments

Working together with colleagues in Library and Learning Services, we have updated DMU’s Open Access policy, and put in place a training, support and reporting service for DMU researchers and management on open access, including funder and REF compliance. 


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