RDM

All RISE for Sussex

New job with lots to do.  We've all been there, perhaps none more so than a new RDM specialist in a new post based in the library tasked with putting together technical infrastructures to support RDM. Getting ’buy in’ from senior University management to secure resources and senior academics to use these new services is turning out to be the hard part.

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Workshops on Supporting RDM and Open Data

If you’re supporting researchers to manage and share their data, there are a few useful workshops coming up in early 2017 that may be of interest.

Image credit: Advodan workshop CC-BY by Innovation Lab

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Want to learn about RDM, DMPs and H2020? Join us for webinars and more!

The DCC is involved in a few European Commission funded projects at the moment, namely FOSTER, OpenAIRE and EUDAT. On each we're providing training and support about open data, data management planning and Horizon 2020, and there are a number of events coming up if you want to find out more.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from Aberystwyth and Bangor Universities

In the latest of our "Where Are They Now?" updates, Beth Hall (Academic Support Librarian, Bangor University), Hannah Payne (REF and Research Monitoring Manager, Aberystwyth University), Amy Staniforth (Institutional Repository and Metadata Team Leader, Aberystwyth University), and Chris Drew (Head of Strategic Partnership Development and Deputy Head of the Aberystwyth-Bangor Strategic Alliance) provide us with an update on the collaborative work that has been undertaken to support research data management at Aberystwyth and Bangor Universities.

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Sharing RDM Services – Where to Now?

Discussion at the Research Data Management Forum 12 meeting in Leicester included a breakout on the opportunities for shared services. In this article Angus Whyte looks at the main points the discussion came up with, and draws some concusions.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from the Open University

The latest in our series of catch-up blog posts is the Open University which was incorporated into our Institutional Engagement programme in autumn 2013. At that time the OU had only recently commenced an internal project to develop as institutional framework for the management of research data which was being led by Library Services. We catch up with Isabel Chadwick to find out what progress they have made in the last year:   The OU’s Research Data Management project ended in January 2013, the key outcomes of which were the creation of:

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

As part of our series to catch up with participants from the institutional engagement programme, this month we have an update from Stuart MacDonald at the University of Edinburgh. Stuart has recently started a one-year secondment as Research Data Management Service Coordinator. His update reports on the completion of phase 1 of the RDM roadmap.

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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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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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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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