Anita Smyth

Dr Anita Smyth
University of Adelaide


Anita is a visitor with The University of Adelaide. She studied at Griffith University, joined Queensland’s environment department, completed her PhD at The University of Queensland, joined CSIRO as a biodiversity scientist for 10 years and then joined TERN as Data Publishing Manager for AEKOS and SHaRED based at The University of Adelaide. Anita has worked with diverse data people (e.g., ecological data collectors, data managers, developers, data modellers, government policy makers, natural resource managers) on the policy and informatics aspects of data publishing and access. She is now retired and continues her passion for responsible data publishing via the Council and various government working groups.

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