Carole Goble

Professor Carole Goble is co-director of the Information Management Group, a world leading group of 60+ members, and director of the myGrid Consortium of 16 FTEs and 7 postgraduates (GS: h-index:61). She has specialized in the application of distributed, semantic and social computing to data-intensive e-Science, in the Life Sciences, BioDiversity, Chemistry, HelopPhysics, Astronomy, Social Science and Translational Medicine. Her recent work is on preservation and reproducibility of data-intensive research. She was awarded the Microsoft Jim Gray award for service to eScience (2008) and the Microsoft Lee Dirks Vision of the Future in Publishing Award in 2013. She serves on the ESFRI ELIXIR Interim Board, WP leader for data management for the ESFRI Infrastructure Systems Biology Europe, provides infrastructure for the ESFRI's BioMedBridges and LifeWatch. She is currently a WP leader/director of 5 other European projects: 3 FP7 (BioVeL, SCAPE, Wf4Ever); 1 Innovative Medicines Initiative (OPen PHACTS); and 1 EraSysBio (SysMO). She has a reputation for applying novel computing to scientific problems and for translating research into production-quality data services such as the Taverna workflow system, BioCatalogue, myExperiment and MethodBox registries and repositories, and the SEEK platform for System Biology data and model management. She has a track record in co-shaping software with user communities and working with users on adoption. She has experience of research council strategic thinking: she chaired the UK BIS/RCUK Review of e-Infrastructure support for Science and Innovation. She is a member of the ERC ADG panel PE6. She co-founded the Open Middleware Infrastructure Institute-UK.