More student places available at IDCC

More student places available at IDCC20! 

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Introducing the IDCC2020 Keynotes - Dr Sandra Collins

Dr Sandra Collins, Director of the National Library of Ireland, talks about curating the national memory. She will be giving a keynote talk at IDCC on the 19th of February.

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IDCC20 - Workshop Registration is now open

We are excited to announce that registration for our packed IDCC20 workshop programme is now open!

Workshops will be held on Monday 17 February 2020 at Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland. 

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Money makes the world go around

The 19th RDMF will address the thorny issue of RDM costs. How are these costs calculated? What tools and support are available to researchers? And what is eligible under different research funder policies? We have a fantastic line up of European speakers to address these topics. Sign up to join us!

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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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