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Research Data Alliance Sixth Plenary Meeting

Paris, 23 - 25 September 2015
RDA Plenaries are held every six months in different places around the world. They are exciting and productive events that bring together a unique community of data scientists, librarians, computer scientists, and domain scientists. Plenary meetings are special working events that really help move the community forward in creating tangible deliverables that improve data sharing across disciplines, technologies, and countries.

Islandora Conference 2015

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 3 - 7 August 2015
The Islandora community has been working since 2006, via email, listservs, irc, and nearly a dozen Islandora Camps. Having grown, matured and tackled major changes in the structure of the project, they are now ready to come together for a full conference to talk about where they have been and where they are going in the first ever Islandora Conference.

Repository Fringe 2015

Edinburgh, 3 - 4 August 2015
Repository Fringe provides an annual forum for repository administrators, developers/coders, and information professionals to interact and explore the application of innovative technologies including cultural developments (such as research data management principles and open data, social media, altmetrics) to their ongoing repository work in a relaxed and informal environment.

Curating and Managing Research Data for Re-use workshop

27 - 31 July 2015
The ICPSR Summer Program is offering a five-day workshop on Curating and Managing Research Data for Re-Use, July 27-31, 2015.  This workshop is for individuals interested or actively engaged in the curation and management of research data for sharing and reuse, particularly data librarians, data archivists, and data producers and stewards with responsibilities for data management.

Data management planning for researchers - University of Salford

2 July 2015
Research Councils and funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This half-day workshop provides an introduction to data management planning and DMPonline.  By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

Research Data Management – solutions for your needs

Lancaster, 22 June 2015
The DCC is pleased to be collaborating with the University of Lancaster on a workshop to explore several Jisc Research Data Spring (RDS) projects.

ReCon: Research in the 21st Century: Data, Analytics and Impact

19 - 20 June 2015
This conference focusses on changes and developments in research communication in academia and how this affects research careers. Talks will include dealing with vast volumes of data, publishing and the use of metrics. A number of factors are influencing the way we communicate research in 2015 including new technologies, the assessment of research impact and pressures on researchers. 

RDM and Data Management Planning

9 June 2015
Funding bodies increasingly require evidence of appropriate plans for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This workshop will provide an overview to Data Management Planning and DMPonline, the DCC's web-based tool to help researchers write DMPs. We will give an introduction to Research Data Management and undertake a practical exercise on data management planning. Details will also be provided about RDM support available at the Open University. Objectives:

Introduction to data management planning, DMPonline, and planning for sustainability

Newcastle, 11 May 2015
In light of recent funding body mandates, many UK HEIs are working to develop and implement research data management systems, services and support. The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a half-day workshop to provide an introduction to data management planning and DMPonline, the DCC's web-based tool to help researchers write DMPs. We will demonstrate DMPonline and profile the options available for customising the tool.

RDMF13: Preparing Data for Deposit

London, 29 April 2015
The phrase ‘preparing data for deposit’ might conjure images of the final days of a research project, when staff may be more concerned with getting started on their next piece of work (and possibly their next place of work) than tidying up loose ends from the research that is due to conclude.