Senior Curation Specialist / IRB Specialist
Qualitative Data Repository www.qdr.org
Dessislava (Dessi) Kirilova has been at the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) since its founding in 2014 and currently works as a senior curation and IRB specialist. Over the years, she has assisted in shaping the repository’s policies, acquisitions outreach, curatorial support for depositors (including in dealing with human participants and copyright constraints), data management training, and the processing and publication of all commissioned pilot projects when the repository went live in 2015. Originally trained as a political scientist, her current related interests are in educating social science researchers in good data practices, starting in the research planning stages.
Sunday, November 17
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM