Research Data Management Forum (RDMF)

Our Research Data Management Forum events have been held since 2007.  The objective of RDMF is to bring together e.g., researchers, digital repository managers, staff from library, data curators, data centre managers, data scientists and research funders, to network, exchange ideas and learn from best practice in the field. The events are usually set up with mixed sessions: workshops, presentations, unconference and BoF sessions, to suit each topic.

The events are organised thematically, with a mixture of presentations and breakout and discussion sessions. We usually limit RDMF workshop numbers to fifty, to ensure that the event hosts in-depth and highly interactive sessions. See below for the topics we have covered in the past.  If you would like to co-host an RDMF, or have a suggestion for a topic, please contact or call us on 0131 651 1239.



Research Data Management Forum: Inaugural Workshop

Manchester, 19 - 20 March 2008
In partnership with the Research Information Network we have created a new forum for the exchange of experience and best practice between the managers and technical staff from UK data centres, university repository installations and other related organisations with responsibility for the discovery, delivery and preservation of digital research output.

Research Data Management Forum: Round Table Planning Meeting

London W1G 0AN, 19 November 2007
Round-table planning meeting for our Research Data Management Forum.

RDMF3: Value and Benefits of Data Sharing and Management

Manchester, 30 April - 1 May 2009
In partnership with the Research Information Network, the DCC held the third RDMF workshop on the Value and Benefits of Data Sharing and Management at Chancellors Conference Centre, Manchester.