Beth Montague-Hellen worked in the fields of bioinformatics and evolution for 10 years. Following a career change she worked part time at the University of Sheffield as a Research Services Librarian while studying an MSc in Digital Library Management (also at the University of Sheffield). Beth has just taken up a new post as the Systems Librarian at Bishop Grosseteste University. In this role she is also in charge of the library’s research services provision.
Along side her academic work, Beth has been involved with a number of outreach and career development projects: ECRchat, Ignite Sheffield, LGBTSTEM, and is a Data Carpentry Instructor. She is always keen to talk about exciting new projects!
Beth lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, with her wife. She plays Roller Derby and spends as much time at her allotment as possible.