Anastasija Nikiforova is a researcher (PhD in Computer Science and Data Processing Systems and Data Networking), whose research interests include, but are not limited to, data management with a particular focus on data quality, open (government) data, Smart city, Society 5.0, sustainable development and digitization. She is part of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Task Force FAIR Metrics and Data Quality, assistant professor of Information Systems at University of Tartu and visiting researcher at Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Technology Policy and Management. Her previous experience includes the role of assistant professor and researcher in the Innovation Laboratory at the University of Latvia, IT-expert at the Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre, BBMRI-ERIC Latvian National Node and advisor for the Institute for Social and Political Studies (University of Latvia), where she was involved in six ERDF and Horizon 2020 projects with a focus on data management and software engineering. She is an expert at the Latvian Council of Sciences in 1) Computer Science and Informatics, 2) Electrical Engineering, Electronics, ICT, 3) Social Sciences Economics and Business, and European Cooperation in Science & Technology (COST). For promotion of open data and technologies, the Latvian Open Technologies Association has recognized her as person of the of the year in 2021. She serves as a PC for over 10 international conferences and invited reviewer for over 10 high-quality journals.
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