Lisa Hönegger

Lisa Hönegger, MA

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Acting Head of AUSSDA
Project Management, Organizational Development, Legal, EOSC & Open Science
lisa.hoenegger@univie.ac.at
Vienna, T +43 1 4277 15330
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6530-7343

Lisa is the Acting Head of AUSSDA and in charge of managing and developing the archive. She is also responsible for legal issues concerning data protection and licenses. Through further projects and working groups, she actively supports the areas of open science and research data management, as well as the development of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). Lisa graduated in Political Science, Slavic Studies and Global Studies from the Universities of Vienna, Addis Ababa and Leipzig.

Veronika Heider

Veronika Heider, BA BA

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Acting Deputy Head of AUSSDA
Data Curation, Communication, Project SSHOC
veronika.heider@univie.ac.at
Vienna, T +43 1 4277 15321
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8480-0029

Veronika is Acting Deputy Head of AUSSDA, coordinates data ingest and processing, supports communication activities and manages AUSSDA’s activities in the H2020 project Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC). As a senior data curator, she works closely with depositors to make metadata, data and documentation in the AUSSDA Dataverse findable and usable. Within CESSDA ERIC and SSHOC, she is in close contact with partner archives throughout Europe. Veronika studied Political Science (MA) and German Philology (BA).

 

 

Lars Kaczmirek

Dr. Lars Kaczmirek

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Lars specializes in survey methodology and holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Mannheim. He is honorary associate professor at the Australian National University (ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences) and adjunct assistant research scientist at the University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research (ISR), Center for Political Studies (CPS). He is the co-founder of the journal Survey Methods: Insights from the Field, where he also was the editor for several years. In the past he was responsible for several large surveys of the general population. He has published extensively and is passionate about building tools that benefit science and society. At home he enjoys life with his wife and sons following a lifestyle of “hygge” due to his Danish ancestors.

 

 

Christian Bischof

Mag. Christian Bischof

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Data Curation & Preservation, Metadata, Research Data Management

christian.bischof@univie.ac.at
Vienna, T +43 1 4277 15322
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4373-2899

 

At AUSSA, Christian is mainly responsible for long-term archiving and for the metadata used in the archiving process. Moreover, he is active in data curation.  He also works in the area of research data management across departments at PHAIDRA-Services. Christian studied sociology at the University of Vienna and has been working in the field of social science data archiving and data analysis since 2004.

 

 

 

Otto Bodi-Fernandez

Mag. Otto Bodi-Fernandez

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Senior research associate
Replication Data Archiving, COVID-19 Data Fast Track Publishing
otto.bodi@uni-graz.at
Graz, T +43 316 380 3544
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5840-6634

As a senior research associate at the Institute of Sociology, Otto represents AUSSDA at the University of Graz and is thus the contact person for all AUSSDA matters in this region. In addition to research and teaching, he supports AUSSDA in data acquisition, offers advice and training on research data management, assists researchers in archiving replication data and coordinates the COVID-19  Data Fast Track Publishing project.

 

 

Anita Bodlos

Anita Bodlos

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Project EOSC-Pillar, Data Curation
anita.bodlos@univie.ac.at
Vienna, T +43 1 4277 15172
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4217-2225

 

Anita works for the Horizon 2020 project EOSC-Pillar, supporting the implementation of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). In addition, she is part of the AUSSDA data curation team and checks datasets before their publication. Anita studied Political Science (MA) and Communication Studies (BA).

 

 

 

Iris Butzlaff

Dr. Iris Butzlaff

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Data Access, Data Curation, Long-Time Preservation

iris.butzlaff@univie.ac.at
Vienna, T +43 1 4277 15324
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4099-8525

Iris coordinates the area of data access at AUSSDA, enabling interested researchers to access data. She also supports the team with data curation, as well as with long-term archiving. In this way, the curated data can be easily found and remain available in the long term. Iris studied and taught economics, with a focus on development economics, at the University of Göttingen and holds a doctorate in economics. She has worked for various international institutions, such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and most recently as a consultant for the World Bank.

Karin Faktor

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Project Coordination & Administration
karin.faktor@univie.ac.at
Vienna, T +43 1 4277 15329
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8825-1338

 

Karin studied Art History at the Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck and completed the university course Library and Information Studies in 2018. At AUSSDA, her responsibilities include the collection, processing and coordination of metadata for a public opinion research institute. She also supports the data access and curation team and takes care of internal office agendas.

 

 

Julia Geistberger

Julia Geistberger

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Organisation, Communication, Project EOSC-Pillar 

julia.geistberger@univie.ac.at
Vienna, T +43 1 4277 15331
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7951-0692

Julia supports AUSSDA as an organisational assistant, is in charge of communication and works for the project EOSC-Pillar, supporting the creation of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). Prior to this, she studied International Development (BA) and Journalism (MA) and worked as a science journalist. Currently, she pursues her second Master’s programme in political science.

 

 

Manfred Herzog

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Data Archiving, 
Project COVID-19 Data Fast Track Publishing
manfred.herzog@univie.ac.at
Graz T +43 316 380 7099

 


At AUSSDA, Manfred contributes to data archiving in the COVID-19 Data Fast Track Publishing project. He has studied Sociology (MA) and Psychology (Mag.) at the University of Graz. His professional interests mainly lie in the areas of quantitative social research, political sociology and social psychology.

 

 

Stefan Kasberger

Ing. Stefan Kasberger

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Data Scientist & DevOps Engineer 

ORCID iD:000-0003-1028-517X
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Vienna, T +43 1 4277 15327

 

As part of the EU project SSHOC, Stefan is developing pyDataverse - an open source Python module for Dataverse. Furthermore, he improves the internal CI/CD infrastructure for the operation of Dataverse. As a sideline, he studies environmental systems sciences with a focus on geography. His great passions are freeing and sharing knowledge and solving problems.

 

 

 

Lorenz Makula

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Data Curation 
lorenz.makula@univie.ac.at
Graz, T +43 316 380 3545
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9308-5282

 

Lorenz supports AUSSDA in the data curation and archiving process and works as a student assistant in the COVID-19 Data Fast Track Publishing project. He is studying sociology (MA) at the University of Graz. 

 

 

 

Daniel Melichar

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As IT expert, Daniel is responsible for DevOps at AUSSDA. Programming, system engineering and cloud native tools are his passions. He is currently in the final year of his bachelor's programme in Computer and Information Sciences and plans to specialise in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in further studies.



Dimitri Prandner

Mag. Dimitri Prandner

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Senior research associate, data acquisition, data management 
dimitri.prandner@jku.at
Linz, T +43 732 2468 7703
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8783-1848

Dimitri is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Empirical Social Research at JKU and the regional contact for AUSSDA in Upper Austria and Salzburg. He supports AUSSDA in accompanying research and offers researchers advice on research data management and data protection. He is a member of the SSÖ consortium, leads work package 5 - Digitisation of social science methodology in the Digitize(!) project and represents Austria in a project on survey data on ethnic and migrant minorities. Dimitri holds degrees in Sociology (Mag.) and Communication Science (Dr.) and is Ars Docendi laureate 2020.

 

 

Manuela Wiesinger

Data Curation 
manuela.wiesinger@jku.at
Linz, T +43 732 2469 4884

 

Manuela supports AUSSDA with data archiving and data curation at the University of Linz. She also works at the University Library in the area of e-media.