Author Archives: Dan Crane

Training Offer: Research Data Management

We’re running a training session on ‘Practical strategies for research data management’ on Monday 6th November 2017. In this face to face session we’ll introduce the basics of research data management, including options for data storage, organising data, and how … Continue reading

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New Wellcome Trust policy for research outputs

Last week, the Wellcome Trust announced an update to their policy on managing and sharing research data, which is now a Policy on data, software and materials management and sharing. Researchers applying to Wellcome in future will be required to … Continue reading

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ORDO on tour… on your desktop again!

ORDO online drop-in: Monday 3rd July 14:00-14:30 As part of our ORDO on Tour series of events, we have arranged another online drop-in session at 14:00 on Monday 3rd July for any research staff or students who would like to find out … Continue reading

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ORDO on tour… in IET

As you may have heard, we have a new open data repository, ORDO (Open Research Data Online), where you can store, share and preserve your research data. To give as many people as possible the chance to see a live demo and to … Continue reading

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Survey – Describing the Research Process

To help create better resources to support researchers with data management, UC3 (University of California Curation Center) is conducting an informal survey to understand how researchers describe the research process and the stages of their work. In UC3’s words, “If … Continue reading

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Getting the most out of the UK Data Service

The UK Data Service holds the UK’s largest collection of research data. It’s also an extremely useful source of information about how to use data in your research. To help researchers get the most out of the service they run … Continue reading

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Planning for research data management

Yesterday, Wendy Mears and I ran a workshop on research data management for doctoral students. We used a Data Management Plan template to discuss issues around data management and sharing, which gave attendees an opportunity to start drafting their own … Continue reading

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