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Data specialists

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University of Oulu’s data specialists and their tasks


Sirpa Aalto, Faculty of Humanities
Egle Gedrimiene, Faculty of Education
Elina Hyrkäs, Oulu Business School
Jarkko Koivunen, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Jaana Liimatainen, Faculty of Medicine
Anna Rohunen, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Mika E. Virtanen, Faculty of Technology and Faculty of Science
Antti Viklund, Biocenter Oulu

The activities are coordinated by Miki Kallio, Unit for Strategy and Science Policy.

Tasks of the data specialists:

  • support for research data management
  • survey of research data sets
  • support for data protection (GDPR) of personal data processed during research
  • support for creating and maintaining data management plans
  • promotion of the publishing of metadata for data sets
  • recognition of significant research data
  • promotion of the long-term preservation and archiving of research data

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Contact us

In matters relating to data management, please contact your unit’s data specialist.

For more information, please contact:
Miki Kallio,
Unit for Strategy and Science Policy