Author Archives: Maxine Borton

Learn more about Open Research (and get a free lunch!)

1-4pm Wednesday 6th November (with lunch from 1-1:30pm) Library Presentation Room Join us for lunch followed by a brief foray into open research practices and approaches! If you are interested in making your research more visible, increasing impact, enabling collaboration, … Continue reading

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New lunchtime seminar series on research commercialisation

Research, Enterprise and Scholarship (RES) are running a programme of six short lunchtime workshops covering a range of topics relating to the commercialisation of University research. Each workshop will run for one hour, and the presenters will be on hand … Continue reading

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Open Access Week at The OU

Join us on October 23rd for a day of Open Access training and discussions, in celebration of International Open Access Week. Perhaps you want to learn a bit more about Open Access Publishing, or the REF Open Access Policy. Chris … Continue reading

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UK Data Service announce 2019 webinar series

The UK Data Service has just published the dates of its free online training sessions for 2019 for developing skills in data use. The UK Data Service is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and provides access … Continue reading

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New Podcast – Copyright and your Thesis

You may remember earlier in the year that we created some guidance for Postgraduate Researchers for including third-party copyright works in their thesis. You can now find out more in our new copyright podcast which covers the basics of copyright: … Continue reading

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Copyright and your thesis: new guidance for conquering copyright confusion

We are pleased to announce the release of a new guidance document entitled ‘copyright and your thesis’ (OU log-in required), designed to help postgraduate research students understand their copyright responsibilities during thesis production. Copyright law can be confusing, but for … Continue reading

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