The Digital Research Team at the University of Aberdeen is designed to help researchers plan and deliver their research, with an emphasis on digital technologies and delivery, providing technical advice and support, help with costing research projects, data management, data security and other related services. This support is available at every stage of the research project.

Contact us at digitalresearch@abdn.ac.uk, if…

•    Planning a project: You are planning your research project or writing your grant application and would like advice on how technology can better support your research aims
•    Costing: You need advice and guidance on costing IT requirements
•    Data Governance and/or Data Management 
       You need help with: 
-    Data collection/selecting the right survey tool
-    SNAP 11 Professional (Survey Tool)
-    Developing a bespoke research application
-    Writing a data management plan
-    Keeping your data safe and secure
-    Protecting personal data 
-    Sharing your data safely with others
-    Understanding options for managing big data
-    Accessing HPC for fast data computation/analysis
•    Equipment/Software Acquisition: You would like to deploy new equipment or software within the University’s networked infrastructure
•    Other: You have any other research related IT query

Please see our full range of Services for Researchers.

For Grampian Data Safe Haven (DaSH) enquires please email dash@abdn.ac.uk

For operational support or standard requests please contact the Service Desk.

Contacts

Digital & Information Services Research Support

•    Data Protection Officer
•    Digital Research 
•    Information Security Team 
•    Scholarly Communications 
•    Digital Research Team 

Digital Research Team

  Responsibilities Contact details
Dean Phillips
Assistant Director (Relationship Management)

Responsible for Research

Relationship Manager for:

  • HR
  • Finance
  • Alumni

Katie Wilde
Digital Research Services Manager

  • Manger
  • Grampian Data Safe Haven (DaSH) Technical Lead
  • Associate Director for Aberdeen Centre for Health Data Science
Gail Smillie
Relationship Manager for Digital Research 
  • Contact for strategic queries about Digital Research support or research developments that have impact at School or Professional Service level and/or complex IT requirements.
Scott Alnak
Administrator
 
Alasdair Coutts
Senior Analyst & Programmer
Grampian Data Safe Haven (DaSH)
Adrian Martin
Analyst & Programmer
Grampian Data Safe Haven (DaSH)

Artur Wozniak

Analyst & Programmer
Grampian Data Safe Haven (DaSH)

Naveed Khan

Systems Administrator
High Performance Computing

Michael Chung

Computing Officer
High Performance Computing

Dr Barry Crouch

Digital Research Specialist

  • Supporting development of research applications and costings
  • Research support throughout the research life cycle
  • Survey tools including SNAP 11 support
  • R, Matlab
Dr Bernhard Scheliga
Digital Research Specialist
  • Supporting development of research applications and costings
  • Research support throughout the research life cycle
  • Survey tools including SNAP 11 support
  • R