Advisory Board

Sanna Kaisa Spoof

Chair of the ENRIO European Network of Research Integrity Offices

Sanna Kaisa SPOOF has been the Secretary General for the Finnish National Board on Research Integrity TENK since 2010. Her previous working experience includes positions as Faculty Head of Research Administration (Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki), Head of Department of Continuing Education (Sibelius Academy), Secretary General (Lahti University Consortium) and Research Associate (University of Helsinki, Department of Cultural Studies). She has been both a project manager and a member or chair of steering groups in various EU-funded education end regional projects. She received her PhD in European Ethnology in University of Helsinki in 1998.

Krista Varantola

Vice President of the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science and Ethics

Krista VARANTOLA is member of the Council of Finnish Academies and of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. She is Professor and Rector Emerita of the University of Tampere in Finland. Her academic field is English linguistics. She is currently Chair of the University Board of the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. Varantola has a long-standing interest in research integrity. She chairs the National Board on Research Integrity in Finland and is member of the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics. She was one of the drafting group members of the 2017 revised edition of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. She also acts in an advisory role for research integrity in a number EU funded research projects. Since 2016 she is part of the ALLEA Board and was reelected in 2018.

Margaret Gold

Project Officer at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

Margaret GOLD is Project Officer at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA), a non-profit association set up to encourage the growth of Citizen Science in Europe, initiate and support citizen science projects, and perform research on ‘the science of citizen science’. Margaret represents ECSA in the WeObserve project, which is consolidating knowledge about citizen observatories for environmental monitoring, the LandSense project, which is a citizen observatory and innovation marketplace for land use and land cover monitoring, and the EU-Citizen.Science project, which is building a platform for sharing citizen science projects, resources, and training in support of the European community of practitioners (both experienced and new, formal and DIY). Margaret is also a Guest Researcher at the University of Leiden Citizen Science Lab. Before specialising in citizen science, Margaret worked in the mobile & web technology sector as Director and Co-Founder of the Mobile Collective, Innovation Consultant and start-up Advisor.

Angela Wroblewski

Institute for Advanced Studies

Angela WROBLEWSKI is senior researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. She is a trained sociologist and has been concerned with evaluation of equality programs and policies in schools, universities and the non-university research sector for more than 15 years. Her current research focuses on the development of indicators to measure gender equality. This includes a critical reflection on the validity of available data and indicators as well as the conceptualisation of new indicators. She is also interested in the steering function of indicators and monitoring systems in the context of equality and diversity policies.

Chang Liu

Chief Researcher at China Academy for Urban Planning and Design (CAUPD)

Chang LIU is chief researcher at the China Academy of Urban Planning & Design (CAUPD), which is the official think tank of the Ministry of Housing and Rural-Urban Development of the People’s Republic of China; director of the Culture & Tourism Research Center of CAUPD (Beijing) Urban Planning & Design Consultants; general manager of Yangtze River Delta Culture & Tourism Research Institute of CAUPD; vice secretary general of the International Society for Heritage Studies; member of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Academic Editorial Board; executive head of the Beijing office of the EU-China Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanization; part-time master tutor at the School of Design and Art at the Beijing Institute of Technology; and senior urban planner. She has rich experiences in tourism planning, creative industry, cultural tourism, sustainable protection and utilization of cultural heritage. For years, she has played a role in pioneering the industry that has been actively engaged in international cooperation and exchange of cultural tourism.

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