The Geneva Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication
from 6-10 September 2021.
Strategy Manager, Associate Professor National Institute of Informatics (Tokyo, Japan)
Miho Funamori is the strategy manager at the Research Center for Open Science and Data Platform, newly set up in April 2017 at the National Institute of Informatics in Japan. She engages in policy analysis for higher education and scholarly communication and gives advice on strategic decisions within NII and beyond. At the same time, she coordinates international and domestic linkages related to research data management. Miho previously worked for 10 years at the headquarters of the University of Tokyo. Based on that experience, she specializes in international higher education policy and university management, and is knowledgeable in the higher education sphere domestically and internationally. She has served on the Board of Directors of FORCE11 since 2019—a community to discuss the future of research communications and e-Scholarship. Prior to joining academia, Miho worked at the Office for International Cooperation, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Science and Technology Unit, Mitsubishi Research Institute.