Aleksandra leads the Institute's training activities. She holds a PhD in Computing from the Open University and her PhD research focused on documentation in scientific software.
Outside of academia, Aleksandra has worked as a researcher for NHS Lothian projects and as a freelance IT consultant in the commercial sector.
Aleksandra supports the development of Software and Data Carpentry initiatives. She is one of Software and Data Carpentry certified instructors and taught at a number of workshops in the UK, other European countries and US. Aleksandra is a member of the Data Carpentry Steering Committee and served as a member of Software Carpentry Steering Committee in 2015. She's also supporting the Institute's collaboration with the Centers for Doctoral Training in the UK.