Vanessa Fairhurst

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Vanessa Fairhurst joined Crossref in June 2017 and is based in Oxford, UK. Vanessa is Community Engagement Manager, primarily managing multi-lingual webinars and events, the Crossref Ambassador Program, and the community forum. She previously worked in International Development with a focus on access to scholarly information and research in developing countries. She studied her BA in European Languages and Business Management before going on to gain an MA in Applied and Professional Ethics. Having lived and worked both in Asia and Europe, Vanessa has always enjoyed working cross-culturally, with a diverse network of people. Outside of the office, Vanessa enjoys travel, writing, improving her Spanish, and never goes anywhere without a good book!


  • Working towards a more connected scholarly community

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