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Cheryl Thompson
Postdoctoral Researcher

Cheryl Thompson
My research focuses on data infrastructure, workforce, and practices. As a postdoctoral researcher, I examine the building and sustaining of data infrastructure in astronomy with particular interest in the transfer of data practices and expertise across large-scale sky surveys.

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CIRSS Publications

Mayernik, M., Thompson, C. A., Williams, V., Allard, S., Palmer., C. L. & Tenopir, C. (2015, Feburary). Enriching Education with Exemplars in Practice: Iterative Development of Data Curation Internships. Paper presented at the 10th International Digital Curation Conference, London, UK. Read more

Baker, K., Mayernik, M., Thompson, C. A., Nienhouse, E., Williams, S., & Worley, S. (2015, Februrary). Envisioning and Enacting a Coherent Organization-Wide View of Data. Poster presented at the 10th International Digital Curation Conference, London, UK. Read more

Thompson, C. A. & Willis, C. (2015, February). Data workforce needs: Disambiguation of roles using clustering and topic modelling. Poster presented at the 10th International Digital Curation Conference, London, UK. Read more

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May 9, 2017
Cheryl Thompson Defends Dissertation
CIRSS doctoral candidate Cheryl Thompson successfully defended her dissertation, "Data Expertise and Service Development in Geoscience Data Centers and Academic Libraries," on May 8.Her committee included Carole Palmer (chair; professor and associate…