New lineup for Northeast England roadshow

Some places remain for the DCC Northeast England Roadshow in Newcastle upon Tyne, 23-24 April.

The event is being held at the Darwin Suite, 3rd Floor Bioscience Centre, Times Square, Newcastle

The programme has an exciting range of speakers who will share examples of developing research data management services and infrastructure. Registrants can sign up for either or both days of this free event.

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Registration now open for DCC Roadshow Northwest England

Registration is now open for the DCC Roadshow for the Northwest of England. The event is being organised in conjunction with The Library, University of Salford.

The roadshow runs between 20-21 March 2011, and will be held at the the Clifford Whitworth Building, University of Salford.

The programme includes an exciting range of speakers who will share examples of developing research data management services and infrastructure.

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New year, new responsibilities

UK universities are increasingly developing strategies for research data management. In some cases new posts are created and in others responsibility is assigned to existing IT teams, libraries and other research support services.
If you're beginning to address research data management, the DCC roadshows are a great way to hear examples of good practice and tips to help you get started.
Dates for the next two regional roadshows are set:
We're also planning to run roadshows in London in May, and in Northeast England in April or June.
Come and join us!
Image Creative Commons BY-NC-SA by Matti Mattila

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Challenges of managing social media research data: a researcher's perspective

Dr Anne Alexander is Co-ordinator of the Cambridge Digital Humanities Network and will be presenting a case study on 'The challenges of managing social media research data: a researcher's perspective' on day one at the forthcoming DCC Roadshow Cambridge. She has written a guest blog post sharing the challenges she faces.

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Registration open for DCC Cambridge Roadshow

Registration is now open for the 6th Digital Curation Centre Roadshow: Institutional Challenges in the Data Decade which is being organised in conjunction with Cambridge Library. The roadshow takes place from 9th - 11th November 2011 in the Paston Brown Room, Homerton Conference Centre, Cambridge, CB2 2PH.

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Register for the DCC roadshow in Glasgow!

Registration for the DCC roadshow in Glasgow on 22nd-24th June is now open!

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DCC roadshow success

We held our first data management roadshow in Bath last week, bringing together IT directors, librarians, data managers and researchers to discuss the data challenge.Early feedback has been positive, with many people commenting they now feel better equipped to start addressing data management.Slides are available and Marieke Guy has produced a useful summary of day 2.

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Programmes for the first DCC roadshow released

Programmes for the 3-day DCC roadshow have now been released, so take a look at the event page and see which day is relevant to you. Day 1 is gives a general overview to the research data landscape. Day 2 is targeted at senior managers who want to develop an institutional response to the data management challenge.

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