JISC Managing Research Data programme

Guest blog: Ethics and research data management in arts, humanities and social science research

Dr Swijghuisen Reigersberg is a Visiting Fellow at the Music, Mind and Brain Centre, Psychology Department, Goldsmiths, University of London developing research into Music, Health and Wellbeing from applied/ medical ethnomusicological and interdisciplinary perspectives. Research specialities include: applied/ medical ethnomusicology, Australian Aboriginal music, research ethics, politics of representation, spirituality and interdisciplinarity. Presently Dr Swijghuisen Reigersberg is exploring how culture impacts on music therapy and psychology research, practice and pedagogy. She is also a research development officer in the central Goldsmiths Research Office and a member of the University’s Research Ethics and Integrity Committee.

Here, she blogs for us about definitions, ethics and data sharing issues in RDM for arts and humanities research.

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To the 17th century, and beyond!

Report from the closing session of the Jisc Managing Research Data Programme Workshop: Achievements, Challenges and Recommendations, 25-26 March 2013, Aston Business School.

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JISCMRD: Developing and implementing RDM policy

The development of research data management (RDM) policy has been a hot topic over the previous year with the EPSRC’s deadline of May 1st 2012 for the production of a ‘roadmap’ strategy document driving activity in this area. Now the focus is shifting, with institutions looking to the future and asking how these aspirational policies can be turned into practical reality.

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JISC workshop takes data repository options further

Data repository solutions being developed in the JISC MRD Programme were outlined at the Nottingham workshop on Components of Institutional Research Data Services, 24-25 October.  This post summarised three pilots based around the ePrints platform; at University of West of England, Research Data @Essex, and the KAPTUR project. Also includes was an update on various deposit scenarios in line for support through the SWORD initiative.

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Tips for institution-wide data management planning

A report on one of the break out sessions on institution-wide approaches to data management held during the JISC Managing Research Data programme meeting, 1-2 December 2011.

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