Press Releases

Online Data Management Planning Tool Tames Data and Meets Research Funding Requirements

A group of major research institutions is partnering to develop a flexible online tool to help researchers generate data management plans. This effort is in response to demands from funding agencies, such as the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), that researchers plan for managing their research data.

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Shared Services in Cloud Computing

Today's announcement by HEFCE of funding for the development of cloud services in UK Higher Education will allow the DCC to develop 
some significant new services in the coming year. 

 

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JISC makes Freedom of Information issues clearer for researchers

Managing requests for research data under Freedom of Information (FoI) and Environmental Information Regulation legislation has just got easier for researchers with the launch of a step-by-step guidance document.

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JISC Advises Openness in light of Climate Change Report

JISC press release (8 July 2010) gives "new advice for universities" in light of the Russell report, which reviewed allegations arising from the series of hacked emails from the Climatic Research Unit at University of East Anglia. The new advice is also prompted by the recent FOI ruling on Queen's University Belfast's dispute around tree ring data.

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Keynote Speakers at JISC/CNI 2010

Liz Lyon will be a keynote speaker at the JISC/CNI Meeting 2010 recently announced by JISC and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) which will take place over 1-2 July 2010 and will be held at the Barcelo Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh. The conference will be organised by UKOLN and will bring together experts from the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom.

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