DCC News

Investing in Opportunity: Policy Practice and Planning for a Sustainable Digital Future - Save the Date

Registration is now open for the exciting two day digital preservation conference ‘Investing in Opportunity: Policy Practice and Planning for a Sustainable Digital Future’ which will take place at the Wellcome Trust in London on 17th – 18th November 2014. 

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

The University of Hull benefited from a DCC institutional engagement that completed over a year ago now.  Noting that, it is good to realise the progress that has been made since then in establishing research data management within the institution...

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IDCC15 - Save the Date

"Ten years on: highlighting achievements, lessons learnt and continuing challenges for data curation."

We are delighted to announce that the 10th International Digital Curation Conference will be held from Monday 9 February to Thursday 12 February at 30 Euston Square, London, UK.

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

The University of Salford has embarked on the journey of building an effective Research Data Management Service. After receiving support from the DCC in 2012 a CARDIO assessment of the University’s preparedness to meet research data challenges was conducted, our EPSRC roadmap was completed and awareness raising began across the University.

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Report from RDAP 2014

The 5th annual Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) summit was held in San Diego, CA at the end of March. Having presented at the previous year’s event in Baltimore, MD, the DCC’s Martin Donnelly went along to catch up with recent data developments in the US, and to share with our North American colleagues a few developments from this side of the Pond…

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From RDM strategy to action -a glass half full!

An overview of results from the DCC 2014 survey of institutions on their progress in developing support for Research Data Management.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from Queen's University Belfast

Although research data management is a relatively new field, it is evolving quickly which is creating uncertainty and placing increasing demands on institutions and researchers. Within this challenging context, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) has been working with the DCC over the last year to develop appropriate policies, guidance, process and infrastructure that will enable the University to adopt the highest standards in research data management and make publicly funded research accessible and freely available.


 

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RDAP14 Presentations now available

Research Data Access and Preservation Summit (RDAP), March 26-28, 2014

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Where are they now? An RDM update from UEL

Diana suggested that we catch up with participants from our Institutional Engagement programme and start a new feature in our monthly newsletter to profile the work they've been doing on RDM.

Stephen Grace from the University of East London has written guest blog posts for us before and presented on their work at the DCC roadshows. Here he describes what they've been doing since we finished our institutional engagement with UEL.

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Helping you with RDM

Last month, Jonathan Rans presented at IDCC on how we have revised the institutional engagement model. From 2011-2013 we were funded by HEFCE to assist 21 universities to increase their RDM capability. Feedback on the institutional engagement programme was really good, both from the participants and our funders.

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