The Team

Jayshree Mamtora

Charles Darwin University

Jayshree is the Research Services Coordinator at Charles Darwin University based in Darwin, Northern Territory. In this role she provides a wide range of services to the University researcher community. her researche interests include bibliometrics, altmetrics, social media and open access. She has collaborated on a number of research projects including a recent study of Research Support in Australian Academic Libraries.

Jayshree is also the ALIA NT Manager, and Chair of the IFLA Regional Standing Committee for Asia and Oceania. Jayshree has lived and worked in the UK, the Pacific Islands and Australia.

Connect with Jayshree: Twitter | | LinkedIn

Jennifer Warburton

University of Melbourne

Jennifer Warburton is the Manager, Research Publications and Partnerships (Research and Collections) at the University of Melbourne. She has coordinated a variety of research support services and projects. One of her current activities is to facilitate partnerships between data management experts, graduate research programs, and liaison librarians to develop research data management capability, and to lead the development of the University’s new Managing Data @Melbourne online training program. She has coordinated HDR research training programs, the 23 Research Things @ Melbourne blog, the annual Researcher@Library Week, and the UoM Library’s research impact advisory service. Jennifer was the recipient of a Universitas 21 Scholarship in 2015 to investigate research support service provision at academic libraries in the UK, Ireland and Singapore.

Matthias Liffers

Australian Research Data Commons

Matthias is a Research Software Skills Specialist with the Australian Research Data Commons. He works on national programs to develop software skills in researchers and research support staff.

Connect with Matthias: Twitter.

Edward Luca

University of Sydney

Edward Luca, MBA, is a library practitioner and researcher. He is currently Manager, Academic Services (Medicine and Health, Health Sciences) at the University of Sydney Library. He previously worked as an Academic Liaison Librarian, and before that was Communication Officer at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Library. Edward writes and speaks on topics including information literacy, scholarly communication and user experience.

Connect with Edward: Twitter

Jenny Hall

Queensland University of Technology

Jenny Jenny Hall is Research Skills Program Coordinator at QUT. In this role Jenny coordinates the unit, IFN001: Advanced Information Research Skills (AIRS) and oversees library’s research skills offerings to academics and HDR students. Jenny came to QUT after 18 years at The University of Queensland Library, during which time she worked as a Liaison Librarian at various hospital locations and Senior Librarian at the UQ Dentistry Library. Jenny’s background as a registered nurse influenced her decision to become a specialist librarian in the hospital setting. While at the Dentistry Library, Jenny worked closely with HDR students assisting them to work toward and complete their thesis, this experience influenced her to accept the role to coordinate IFN001 at QUT five years ago.

Caitlin Savage

Deakin University

Caitlin SavageCaitlin Savage is a Research Librarian at Deakin University’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. The Library Research Services team provides personalised support and guidance with literature searching, information and data management, publishing, and research metrics to Deakin’s research community.


Jacinta Byrne

University of New South Wales

Jacinta Byrne is the Reporting Specialist with UNSW Library’s Research Reporting Unit. Jacinta provides training and guidance on bibliometrics tools to colleagues across the University and works to support the Library’s ongoing development of research support services.


RSC Day 2017 Organising Committee

Front L to R: Jayshree Mamtora, Susan Robbins, Linlin Zhao

Back L to R: Stephanie Bradbury, Julia Philips, Robyn Drummond, Jennifer Warburton, Matthias Liffers