Scholarly Communication Lab member Chantal Ripp smiles into the camera, surrounded by sunflowers in the background.

Chantal Ripp (she/her/elle) is a doctoral student in the Digital Transformation and Innovation Program, under the supervision of Stefanie Haustein, and research librarian at the University of Ottawa (UOttawa). Her research examines how research collaboration patterns influence how authors affiliated with federal science-based departments and agencies follow the Canadian government’s Roadmap for Open Science in open access publishing and open research data.

As a research librarian, Chantal’s responsibilities include managing data services, data literacy, and government information. She is also a member of the University’s Research Data Management (RDM) Advisory Group, which is serves to develop an institutional strategy for the management of all elements of research.

Prior to arriving at UOttawa, Chantal held a career in the Federal Public Service, working in areas related to data management, open government, and open science for more than a decade. She is also a member of a number of other local and national committees, including the DLI Professional Development Committee and the Digital Research Alliance Data Management Plan Expert Group (DMPEG). She brings a wealth of experience in terms of teaching, scholarship, and research support, including stakeholder engagement, policy development, open access scholarship, knowledge mobilization, and RDM.