Blogs

RDMF13: notes from breakout group 3 (roles and training)

This breakout session brought together over 30 attendees across the two sessions to discuss roles and (staff and student) training for preparing data - and other research objects - for deposit. It was chaired by Sophie Salffner of SOAS.

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DMPonline: new release

We’re pleased to announce a new release to DMPonline, the DCC’s online tool for Data Management Planning. The current version of DMPonline is 4.1 was released in May 2015 and included a comment feature, improved guidance on signing in with institutional credentials, enhanced deployment guidance and proposed methods for internationalisation.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from Oxford Brookes University

The latest in our series of catch-up blog posts, contributed by Sarah Taylor from Oxford Brookes University.

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UK Research Data Discovery Service: phase 2 workshop

The second phase of the UK Research Data Discovery Service (RDDS) pilot work moved forward on 23rd April 2015 with a workshop in London which was attended by a number of interested UK HEIs and data centres.

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Capturing the state of play on UK institutions’ research data management support

Jisc and DCC are contacting institutions on RDM support, using surveys designed to complement each other. The surveys will offer an up to date picture of the systems currently used, issues institutons want addressed. The DCC survey will track progress on RDM service provision since last year, and help build a broad picture of the sector's needs.

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Bumper week of FOSTER events

It has been a busy week for FOSTER open science events! David Ball and I have been in the Czech Republic speaking at open science days in Prague and Brno. Martin Donnelly spoke at the 2020 vision event in Oxford, and Joy Davidson is involved in a workshop in collaboration with UNESCO on open science for doctoral schools.

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Resources on EPSRC compliance

May 2015 is fast approaching, so it seems an opportune time to flag some resources provided by the DCC and Jisc to help with EPSRC compliance. This blog post provides details of notes on the RDM readiness workshop and the new guide on Steps that HEIs can take to meet the EPSRC research data policy.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from the University of Glasgow

The latest in our series of catch-up blog posts, contributed by Mary Donaldson of the University of Glasgow.

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Software Management Plan Service prototype live

Guest blog post by Mike Jackson, Software Architect at the Software Sustainability Institute. Reposted from the SSI blog.  

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University of the Arts London, RDM in Art and Design Conference, 'Where are we now?', London 11 Dec 2014.

University of the Arts London held a one-day conference in December entitled, 'Research Data Management in Art and Design: Where are we now?'  The day enabled creative arts research and teaching institutions, mostly from the London area, to come together to identify and discuss the particular challenges for RDM in creative arts workflows. I was pleased to chair the panel session and note that video of the event is now available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDx_h1Xb1n4

 

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