DCC News

Customising DMPonline - admin interface launches

We're pleased to announce the launch of the DMPonline admin interface, which allows organisations to customise the tool. You can now add your own templates, custom guidance and examples without needing assistance from the DCC.

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Fostering open science

Training for EC project officers on open access and open data in Horizon 2020

We ran four half-day workshops at the end of June as part of the FOSTER project. FOSTER aims to facilitate open science by training researchers about open access and open data. The courses were for project officers at the European Commission. They’re the liaison point between researchers and the EC, so our training looked specifically at the requirements under Horizon 2020. It was a really useful learning experience for me too – I came away knowing much more about open access and the support available via OpenAIRE. Below is a summary of the key points and references I took away.

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DCC developer job

Come and work for the DCC! We're currently recruiting a systems developer.

See current vacancies on the University of Glasgow website, reference  008866

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Final Results from the DCC RDM 2014 Survey

A final set of results from the DCC survey carried out in April 2014, together with Briefings previously circulated to participants.

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Repository Fringe 2014 - programme announced!

After much planning behing the scenes, the programme for Repository Fringe 2014 has finally been announced ahead of the event at the end of July.

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. - See more at: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/other-dcc-events/repository-fringe-2014#sthash.jELHoC1I.dpuf

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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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