Mr Dominic Dixon

Research Librarian

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My academic background is in philosophy and information science. I work as a research librarian in the Office of Scholarly Communication where I provide advice and guidance on research data management, specialist feedback on data management plans, and carry out research to inform service development.

I am also the embedded librarian for the UK FIRES research group (, for which I am responsible for developing the information and data management strategy, as well as providing ongoing support with managing research outputs, and other areas of research support and scholarly communication.

In addition to my role at Cambridge, I am also carrying out doctoral research in the philosophy of information and library and information science at City, University of London.

Research interests

Philosophy of information, philosophy of science, social epistemology, library and information science, scholarly communication.


Information and design: book symposium on Luciano Floridi’s The Logic of Information, DOI:10.1108/JD-10-2019-0200

About us

The Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3) brings together researchers and expertise from across the academic departments and industry to drive research into the analysis, understanding and use of data science. C2D3 is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge.

  • Supports and connects the growing data science research community 
  • Builds research capacity in data science to tackle complex issues 
  • Drives new research challenges through collaborative research projects 
  • Promotes and provides opportunities for knowledge transfer 
  • Identifies and provides training courses for students, academics, industry and the third sector 
  • Acts as a gateway for external organisations 

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