Grace Baynes

Grace Baynes is vice president, data & new product development for open research at Springer Nature. She is responsible for promoting open data and good research data practice; data publishing, including the journal Scientific Data; data services; and new product development across open science and open research.

Academic Researchers Need Support and Incentives to Share Data

Making data available for other researchers to find, use, reuse, ultimately makes research more efficient and effective. Yet despite policies that encourage and require data sharing, researchers in the UK and US report lower percentages of data sharing than average. Grace Baynes suggests researchers be given incentives, expert support, and training to make it easy to share data.

2 years ago