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Dr Gareth Cole BA(hons) History, MA Naval History, PhD Maritime History (Exeter)

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Open Research Development and Discovery Lead

I lead the team which manages the Loughborough Research Repository. I also work with our academic Open Research Leads to further the growth of open research at Loughborough. See the Research Support web pages for more information.

Member of University Information Governance Sub-Committee.

Member of University Open Research Working Group.

Co-Opted member of Ethics Review Sub-Committee.

Member of the Research Data Alliance.

Library related:

Cole, G., "Establishing a Reserach Data Management Service at Loughborough University" in International Journal of Digital Curation 11:1 (2016) pp. 68-75. DOI: 10.2218/ijdc.v11i1.407 (Open Access - CC-BY)

History related:

Cole, G., Arming the Royal Navy, 1793-1815: The Office of Ordnance and the State (Pickering and Chatto, 2012)

Cole, G., "Who has command? The Royal Artillerymen on Royal Navy Warships in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars" in Harding and Doe, Naval Leadership and Management, 1650-1950 (Boydell and Brewer, 2012)

Cole, G., "Gunpowder Manufacturers and the Office of Ordnance, 1793-1815" in Schulte Beerbuehl and Gestrich, Cosmopolitan Networks in Commerce and Society, 1660-1914 (GHIL, 2011)

Cole, G., "Royal Navy gunners in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars" in Mariner's Mirror 95:3 (Autumn, 2009). DOI: 10.1080/00253359.2009.10657104