Miss Goitseone Mafoko is a Research Data Curator in the Data Curation unit of the RMDC. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Statistics and a BSc in Statistics and Psychology from the University of Limpopo.
She firstly joined the HSRC as an DST / NRF Statistics intern. Some of her duties as a Research Data Curator include preparing research data for dissemination by validating and checking deposited data and related documentation, reviewing and completing structured metadata, developing unstructured metadata to describe datasets, anonymising data for dissemination purposes and preparing preservation and dissemination files. She also takes part in the data curation capacity building activities by enhancing librarians' ICT skills for research enablement in African universities.
Furthermore she provides statistical analysis support and contributes to research activities by taking part in data management, as well as report writing.