Clare is the Senior Research Librarian in Information Services and Joint Manager of the University’s research repositories: STORRE and DataSTORRE.
Clare works across a number of areas including: Open Access, research information systems, repositories, bibliometrics, REF and research data management, with the aim of supporting excellent research across the university. Working with research staff and students and related professional services are integral to her role.
Clare originally studied Biological Sciences (Honours Biochemistry) at the University of Edinburgh. She followed this with an MSc in Information & Library Studies and is now a chartered librarian. She has worked at the National Library of Scotland and Edward Grey Institute and Zoology libraries of the University of Oxford.
Clare continues to have a strong interest in science and has an MSc with Distinction in Psychological Research Methods from the University of Edinburgh. She has also been involved in research with the Health Psychology group at Stirling exploring factors affecting organ donation registration and investigating deliberate self-harm in teenagers.