Elizabeth Gadd

Research Policy Manager in the United Kingdom

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Elizabeth is the Research Policy Manager (Publications) at Loughborough University. She chairs the Lis-Bibliometrics forum and founded The Bibliomagician blog. She is also the co-Champion of the ARMA Research Evaluation Special Interest Group and chairs the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) Research Evaluation Working Group.

Elizabeth was the 2020 recipient of the INORMS Award for Excellence in Research Management Leadership.

She has spent most of her career in libraries and doing research into the rights issues relating to the scholarly activities of UK HE. These include the Jisc-funded ACORN, Rights & Rewards, and RoMEO Projects, the latter of which gave rise to the RoMEO service. She has a PhD on the impact of copyright ownership on scholarly communication and blogs regularly on responsible research evaluation, copyright and open access issues.

Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.

  • Work
    • Loughborough University
  • Education
    • York University
    • Loughborough University