Anna Clements was appointed Assistant Director to head up the new Digital Research Division created in April 2015. The Division brings together Open Access & Research Publications Support, Research Data Management, Digital Humanities and some elements of Research Computing. Anna moved to the University Library from IT Services in 2013 where she held posts as Programme Manager, Data Architect and Enterprise Architect and was also co-opted to serve as Senior Research Policy Advisor in 2011. Prior to joining the University in 2003, Anna had over 20 years experience working as a consultant, software developer and project manager designing and building systems for a variety of SMEs, and UK/ US educational and academic publishers.  Her current role consolidates her skills and expertise in data management, research information management and policy development.   Externally, Anna is Executive for strategy on the euroCRIS Board, a member of the Snowball Metrics Steering Committee and chairs the Pure UK Strategy Group and the CASRAI-UK Data Management Planning Working Group.


7th Jun 2017
Room: Room 11A

Enter once: reuse many. CRIS/IR interoperability with Researchfish

Research funders and research organisations both require feedback on the progress, productivity and quality of the research they support. This information originates with researchers, but may be captured in a variety of systems including University CRIS/IR and funder systems. In 2014 all 7 national Research Councils (collectively referred to as RCUK) implemented a harmonised approach

Theme: Developing Proposals
Level: Operational / Administration
Speakers:Anna Clements, Gavin Reddick
Time: 11:30
Date: 7th Jun 2017
Room: Room 11A

6th Jun 2017
Room: Room 10

Heart Vs Head: CRIS management across a Library and Research Office

This session will outline the management of the University of St Andrews CRIS system, which is shared between the University Library and the Research Policy office.  It will cover the benefits and potential pitfalls of a dual management approach including the expanision of publication validation expertise in time for REF and the challenges of bringing

Theme: Management Information
Level: Management
Speakers:Jennifer White, Anna Clements
Time: 15:45
Date: 6th Jun 2017
Room: Room 10