Lucia Vedder

Data Steward Lucia

I am working at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn – in the Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation (IGG) – Work Group Information Management.

I am educated as B.Sc. Biology, M.Sc. Bioinformatics and I am currently studying for a PhD in Agricultural Sciences.

My areas of expertise are mainly field robotics and related sensor data, genetic data (“omics” data) and general field data.

How did I get into data management?

During my PhD studies, I first documented mainly my own research data. Afterwards, I additionally expanded my knowledge in data management as a data steward in the Cluster of Excellence PhenoRob at the University of Bonn.

What does good data management mean to me?

… that data are annotated in such a way that a third person can assess them only on the basis of the description. Furthermore, the data should also be findable at appropriate places.

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