This month we welcome a post from Stuart MacDonald at Edinburgh, as part of our blog series catching up with our former institutional engagement partners. Stuart has recently taken over the position of RDM coordinator as a one-year secondment. As you can see, it’s full steam ahead at Edinburgh!
The University of Hull benefited from a DCC institutional engagement that completed over a year ago now. Noting that, it is good to realise the progress that has been made since then in establishing research data management within the institution…
The University of Salford has embarked on the journey of building an effective Research Data Management Service. After receiving support from the DCC in 2012 a CARDIO assessment of the University’s preparedness to meet research data challenges wa…
Although research data management is a relatively new field, it is evolving quickly which is creating uncertainty and placing increasing demands on institutions and researchers. Within this challenging context, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) ha…
Diana suggested that we catch up with participants from our Institutional Engagement programme and start a new feature in our monthly newsletter to profile the work they’ve been doing on RDM.
Stephen Grace from the University of East London has written guest blog posts for us before and presented on their work at the DCC roadshows. Here he describes what they’ve been doing since we finished our institutional engagement with UEL.
The Digital Curation Centre have been vigorously involved with identifying core components of an effective institutional policy to improve research data management. Angus Whyte runs through the opportunities and challenges in business planning for RDM. Funding and sustaining such services requires a clear vision of what better data management will do for the institution, its researchers, and the broader community. The key is […]
Horizon 2020[i] is the European Union’s latest research and innovation funding programme, making €80 billion available in the seven years between now and 2020. Horizon 2020 embraces the global movement amongst research funders that requires data generated be made available for verification, … Continue reading →
What follows are summaries of presentations and discussions. They are my summaries, so any misrepresentations, mistakes, slanderous accusations, lies, written lies, twisted lies etc. that follow are mine. All the presentations linked to in this blog post are available under a … Continue reading →
As higher education institutions look to implement broader visions of openness, there is a need to re-assess the training and skills required for appropriate research data management (RDM). Geoff Curtis and Stéphane Goldstein present the findings of a report on how best to … Continue reading →