Money makes the world go around! Research funding drives what we investigate and how research is conducted.

Stéphane Goldstein, Research Information Network (RIN), has authored an article for LIBER Quarterly that summarizes the collaborative approaches fostered by the RIN Working Group on Information Handling and the Research Data Management Skills Support Initiative (DaMSSI) project. 
A Partnership Approach to Promoting Information Literacy for Higher Education Researchers

On 4-5 May 2011, the Eurpoean Commission's Cultural Heritage and Technology Enhanced Learning unit hosted a workshop for invited experts in the field of digital preservation. It was attended by around 60 representatives from universities and research centres, memory institutions, and industry.

Liz Lyon, Director of UKOLN and Associate Director, Digital Curation Centre,
and her DCC colleague Sarah Jones will facilitate the panel on Developing Services to Support Research

After two years of research, the European project PARSE.Insight held its final symposium on 25th June 2010 to present results and recommendations for the science data infrastructure in Europe.

I’ve been hastily writing up travel reports to submit expenses before year end, and in reviewing the data management events I’ve been to in the last few months, a few recurrent questions emerge...