Peter Doorn


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  • Anna van Saksenlaan 51 2593 HW Den Haag



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Peter Doorn is advisor and researcher at Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), the Dutch national institute for long-term access to research data. He was the former director of DANS until 31 March 2020. He studied Human Geography at Utrecht University and received his PhD there. He taught Computing for Historians at Leiden University from 1985 to 1997. He was director of the Netherlands Historical Data Archive and head of department at the Netherlands Institute for Scientific Information Services (NIWI). He was Principal Investigator of the DARIAH preparation project (now an ESFRI ERIC). He is (board) member of several organisations in the area of humanities computing, data infrastructure and digital archiving and editor of the newly founded Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Nevenwerkzaamheden / Other functions:

  • Chair of CESSDA ERIC General Assembly (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives)
  • Chair of Science Europe Working Group on Research Data
  • Editor in Chief of Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Board member of Research Data Netherlands (RDNL)
  • Co-chair of Working Group on Services and Data-infrastructure of LCRDM (Landelijk Coördinatiepunt Research Data Management)
  • Co-chair of Research Data Alliance (RDA) Domain Repositories Interest Group
  • Treasurer of Stichting Nationale Coalitie Digitale Duurzaamheid
  • Treasurer of International Alliance for Permanent Access
  • Advisor of ESS Neth (European Social Survey Netherlands)
  • Member of Programma Adviesraad “Duurzame Data”, SURF
  • Member of RDM Advisory Board Elsevier
  • Member of International Advisory Board of Digital Repository of Ireland (till 2015)
  • Member of Organisational Advisory Board of RDA (till 2016)

Education/Academic qualification

Human Geography, PhD

Award Date: 26 Jan 1989


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