Come learn with us!

Just over a week in and we all continue to be overwhelmed by responses to our new MOOC* on Delivering Research Data Management Services. We have over 1400 learners from 116 countries and they have been very active in the discussion forum. Literally hundreds of comments and questions - and such insightful responses to the material.

Our MOOC runs until 14th October and will run again later in the year or early 2020. Find out more at: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/delivering-research-data-management-services

* A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course. Our MOOC is available on the FutureLearn platform and is free to all.

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An Analysis of Open Science Policies in Europe - New report from DCC and SPARC Europe

Today we, in collaboration with SPARC Europe are publishing the fourth version of the Analysis of Open Science Policies in Europe report  which demonstrates a move towards a stronger focus on open research data, and open science across European science policy landscape.

 

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Money makes the world go around

The 19th RDMF will address the thorny issue of RDM costs. How are these costs calculated? What tools and support are available to researchers? And what is eligible under different research funder policies? We have a fantastic line up of European speakers to address these topics. Sign up to join us!

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DMPonline@TU Delft

This month we are featuring a story from DMPonline@TU Delft written by Madeleine de Smaele and Marta Teperek.

"Good research data management involves careful handling and organisation of research data throughout the research lifecycle and is a necessary prerequisite for effective data sharing and greater openness. For just doing that, TU Delft Library recently introduced DMPonline to help guide TU Delft researchers through the data management planning process."

 

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DMP inspiration down under

I've had a number of inspiring DMP discussions over the last few weeks, both Australian and European based. Here in Oz, funders do not require data management plans like they do in the UK and USA. This has led to the growth of quite different tools as institutions fit the DMP to local priorities.

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Accommodation

Croke Park Hotel

Croke Park Hotel is the main conference hotel. It is contemporary 4 star hotel located just across the road from the stadium.

Special rates offered:

  • classic rooms - 139.00 EUR for single occupancy and 169.00 EUR for twin/double room
  • deluxe rooms - 189 EUR single occupancy and 219 EUR for double/twin occupancy

To book rooms, call the reservations team on +353 1 871 4550 or email crokepark@doylecollection.com and quote the the code ROYA160220.

RDMF19 - Costing data management

16 September 2019
Managing and sharing data effectively requires a significant investment from research communities and data service providers. Effort needs to be allocated to plan and execute data management activities such as creating data documentation and preparing data for deposit. Resources also need to be committed to ensure appropriate services are in place and required allocations are made.

DMPonline case study - Cranfield University by Georgina Parsons

This month Georgina Parsons shares how Cranfield University uses DMPonline the benefits and challenges. 

 

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All the fun of the FAIR: FAIR WG inaugural meeting held

Thursday, 4 July was the inaugural meeting of the EOSC FAIR Working Group. The Group is chaired by the DCC's Associate Director Sarah Jones. It has 26 members representing 20 different Member States and Associated Countries and a remit which covers FAIR practice, a Persistent Identifier policy, defining an EOSC Interoperability Framework, metrics for FAIR data, and service certification. 

Read more about the work in this blog.

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