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The Open Science Advisory Board of CHIST-ERA consists of high-level experts working or having expertise in Open Science. This includes researchers, research administrators or policy makers. The board is involved in the shaping of the Open Science policy of CHIST-ERA. It can also be consulted to suggest further activities, e.g. support to ICT-related R & I for developing technical opportunities for Open Science, gauge the impact of the Open Science actions of CHIST-ERA and ensure complementarity with the main Eurpean and internation Open Science fora.


Isabel Bernal Spanish National Research Council Spain
Mark Robinson University of Zurich Switzerland

Short CVs

Isabel Bernal, Spanish National Research Council (Spain)

Isabel Bernal has been manager of DIGITAL.CSIC, the Open Access repository of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) since 2010. She has a background in Library Science, International Relations, Economics and History. She worked in EIFL Knowledge Sharing, Negotiations with Publishers and Library Consortium Building Programmes and in the European Commission on ICT applications in libraries, museums, and archives and in academic affairs. Her fields of expertise include Open Science (with a particular focus on repositories, research data management, copyright and other legal issues) as well as access to knowledge in developing and transition countries. She is a member of DataCite Metadata Schema Working Group and COAR Controlled Vocabularies Advisory Board. Currently she participates in EOSC SYNERGY Project and is a member of European Group of FAIR Champions (EGFC) under the umbrella of FAIRsFAIR project and is a member of DIGILAB Working Group associated with IPERION HS.


Mark Robinson, University of Zurich (Switzerland)