Digital Scholarship & Open Access webinar on the 15th of July 2020

NUS Libraries is proud to launch a new online seminar series titled Digital Scholarship in Southeast Asia. The first seminar in this series brings together 4 speakers from diverse backgrounds and different institutions across Southeast Asia. Programme as follows:

  • Short presentation by each speaker on digital scholarship and open access within their respective fields and countries
  • Panel discussion, moderated by Dr Miguel Escobar Varela
  • Q&A

15 July 2020 (Wed)
3pm – 4.30pm

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(Registration closes on Monday, the 13th of July 2020)


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Dr Natalie Pang

Natalie is a Principal Investigator at the NUS Centre for Trusted Internet and Community and Senior Lecturer, Department of Communications and New Media, both at the National University of Singapore. She is a scholar of digital citizenship and digital humanities, and also teaches modules in digital research methods.
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Stephen B Alayon

Stephen heads the SEAFDEC/AQD Library and Data Bank and is a part-time faculty at the University of San Agustin and the Central Philippine University. He is currently the president of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC).
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Dr Dasapta Erwin Irawan

Dasapta is a lecturer and researcher in hydrogeology with the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Technology, Institut Teknologi Bandung. He focuses on water quality research and is an avid supporter of open science. Together with a team of generous and bold colleagues, he started the RINarxiv, a new preprint server hosted by Indonesia Science Foundation.
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Dr Daniel K G Chan

Linguist by training and French teacher by practice, Daniel is Editor-in-Chief of e-FLT (Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching), a 17-year-old academic journal on foreign language education. A winner of the 2019 Annual Teaching Excellence Awards, he collaborates extensively as associate member of PLIDAM, a research team at Université de Paris on language teaching and learning. He is also the Assistant Director & Senior Lecturer of French at NUS Centre for Language Studies.


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Dr Miguel Escobar Varela

Dr Miguel Escobar Varela is a theatre scholar, web developer and translator. He is an Assistant Professor at NUS and Academic Advisor on digital scholarship to the NUS Libraries. Miguel combines ethnographic and computational methods to study how theatre traditions change over time. Code, datasets and publications are available at

This event is brought to you by NUS Libraries Digital Scholarship Team and Digital Humanities Singapore.