Because good research needs good data

DCC Roadshow Loughborough


07-08 February 2012 |

The 8th DCC regional roadshow took place on 7-8th February at Burleigh Court in Loughborough.

The roadshow was organised in conjunction with the Department of Information Science at the University of Loughborough.

  • Day 1 was a general introduction, sharing best practice through case studies to build a community of RDM expertise in the East Midlands.
  • Day 2 was a strategic training day for research support staff to start to plan research Research Data Management services.

See the event programme for full details.

Image credit: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND by Alex Drennan

Event contact: Sarah Jones, 0141 3303549

Blog summary of day 1 by Rachel Proudfoot, Leeds RoaDMap project

Blog summary of event by Anne Spalding of the Kaptur project

Day 1 presentations:

  • Kevin Ashley, The Changing Data Landscape [ppt] [pdf]
  • Bill Hubbard, The ADMIRe project: A Data Management Infrastructure for Research at the University of Nottingham [ppt] [pdf]
  • Paul Stainthorp, The Orbital project: managing engineering data at the University of Lincoln [google docs]
  • Miggie Pickton & Sarah Jones, RDM initatives at the University of Northampton [ppt] [pdf]
  • Jonathan Tedds, Research Data Management at the University of Leicester [ppt] [pdf]
  • Martin Hamilton, Storm chasing: updating IT strategy for cloud computing, post-pc, open data and more! [slideshare] [video]
  • Sarah Jones, What the DCC can do for you [ppt] [pdf]

Day 2 presentations and exercises: