Community Manager

Lieke de Boer


As a community manager, Lieke coordinates the eScience Center Fellowship Programme. She also coordinates the publishing of frequent blog posts together with engineers and communications in the Editorial Team.

Lieke is involved in numerous national and international networks, such as the Carpentries (for which she is a certified Instructor and an Instructor Trainer) and NL-RSE, the national network for research software engineers. She coordinates Research Software Training Netherlands, a network bringing together and facilitating training organizations in the Netherlands in the areas of research software, programming skills, applied data science, computational skills and open source.

Lieke received a PhD in cognitive neuroscience in 2019 from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. After that she was a postdoc in developmental neuroscience at the Max-Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. Her interest in open science and software sustainability brought her to the Netherlands eScience Center.

Key Skills

  • Open Science
  • Neuroscience
  • R
  • Writing