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Dr Danny Kingsley is the Executive Officer of the Australian Open Access Support Group ( which aims to inform the discussions around open access at a time of great change in this area. She is responsible for developing the content on the website, including explainers, blogs and general information about the topic. She runs a discussion list and Twitter feed (@openaccess_oz) as part of the outreach activities of the group.

Her previous role was for four years as the Manager, Scholarly Communication and ePublishing at the Australian National University. She was responsible for developing policies relating to scholarly communication and open access, and rebuilt the DSpace repository prior to its July 2011 relaunch. She also works as an Associate Lecturer (part-time) in science communication. She has been lecturing in undergraduate and masters courses and for the Questacon Science Circus Graduate Diploma at CPAS since 2006. Danny is also one of the facilitators for the CPAS science communication workshops. She has completed her PhD looking at the barriers to opening up access to science publications. Danny has also worked as a science communicator for 15 years.