RDMF

Your feedback is needed! Future shape of the RDMF

We’re seeking your thoughts on our long-running Research Data Management Forum series of events. We’ve set up a short (5 question) survey covering the format, frequency, topics and venues of future RDMF meetings.

 

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A conversation with the funders

The organisers of DCC’s special event, Funding Research Data Management, which took place on 25th April at Aston University, can surely claim that the essence of the debate (about what is acceptable, feasible and achievable in the use of research grant funding for the provision of data infrastructure and services) has at long last been laid bare under the light of expert scrutiny. Propitiously, in what could have proved a confrontational exercise, this eagerly anticipated conversation with the funders developed into a harmonious sharing of experience, observation and explanation that, as STFC’s Juan Bicarregui observed, should lead to greater openness and collaboration between the funders and the research community.

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Navigating the uncertain waters of data archiving and curation

A guest blog post by Gaz J Johnson, Repository Manager at the University of Leicester, on his experiences so far as he takes his 'first tentative steps into the terrifyingly uncertain waters of research data archiving'.

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Incentivising Data Management and Sharing

The next Research Data Management Forum, the seventh in the series, is set to tackle the challenging theme of how best to incentivise researchers so that they will be motivated to manage and share their data.

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