What did you say there Skippy? Learning from our Aussie neighbours

From mid-July to mid-September, the DCC’s Sarah Jones will be working remotely on placement with the Australian Research Data CommonsSarah will be in Australia on behalf of the EOSC Executive Board to attend the ARDC Skills Summit and meet with relevant data stakeholders to explore what lessons can be learned from their work to inform European initiatives. She’ll be based primarily at the ARDC offices in Melbourne, but will also visit Brisbane and Sydney and meet with CSIRO, various universities and some partners in recent ARDC Data and Services Discovery projects.

Read more about the trip in the news item.

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New MOOC: Delivering Research Data Management Services

The Digital Curation Centre in collaboration with Research Data Netherlands have developed an online course on Delivering Research Data Management Services (DRDMS). The course is now open for enrolment at https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/delivering-research-data-management-services starting officially on the 2nd of September 2019. 

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New DCC paper on Open and FAIR

A few weeks ago, a new paper was published that I co-authored with Rosie Higman from the University of Manchester and Daniel Bangert from the University of Göttingen. It untangles the overlaps between FAIR, Open and RDM, providing insights on how each can be used for advocacy and improving good research practice. Check it out!

Higman, R., Bangert, D. and Jones, S., 2019. Three camps, one destination: the intersections of research data management, FAIR and Open. http://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.468

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FAIRsFAIR: THE FAIR data hub addressing the data culture change in Europe

On 14th March 2019, the DCC team were in Amsterdam to participate in the launch of the H2020 funded FAIRsFAIR initiative which we'll be partnering on for the next three years. FAIRsFAIR aims to to  contribute towards the culture change needed to increase the production and use of data that are findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) in the European Open Science Cloud.

 

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RDMF revisited - unconference style

It’s been a while (16 months in fact!) since the DCC held an RDMF, and we’ve had a few requests from the community to provide a space for discussing challenges and sharing lessons on providing research data support. Hot on the heels of a trial at IDCC in Melbourne, we’re going to bring back the RDMF in an unconference format.

Puit 9th April in Manchester in your calendar now. Registration will open later in the week.

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We are family! Join the IDCC party

A report on the DCC's first foray into the Southern Hemisphere to run IDCC19 in partnership with the University of Melbourne

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“Digital Sensations”: New generation of innovative solutions advancing digital curation

 Did you miss the demos presented at IDCC19? Natalia Grincheva has produced an overview as well as video podcasts.

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