Who is behind the Lens

Aaron Ballagh

Aaron Ballagh

Manager, Scholarly Content

Growing up in north Queensland, Aaron studied environmental science at James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville before working as a research officer with the Fishing and Fisheries Research Centre. He then joined the Research Services team at JCU as a research systems analyst where he worked with the university’s research information management systems and assisted with the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) submission. Continuing with research information, he then joined the Research Services Division at The Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra as a research data and systems analysts where he worked on the university’s research information systems to analyse and model research performance. As research data manager, Aaron submitted the 2015 ERA submission for ANU before joining Springer Nature as data product manager for the Nature Index.