Category Archives: Research Data Management

Open Access Week 2016

The 9th Global Open Access Week is held between October 24th to 30th, the theme this year is “Open in Action”. Library Services is marking Open Access Week with 3 events, all sessions are open to all.   Open Research Data … Continue reading

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Cite, share and get recognition for your research with our new research data service: Open Research Data Online!

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Open Research Data Online (ORDO) is now live and ready to accept research data deposits. It is a research data store that enables you to publish completed research data and get a permanent, citable DOI for your work. Based on … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with RDM

Yesterday I ran a workshop on research data management for research staff and students. The session generated lots of interesting discussion, especially around questions of ethics and the gaining of consent for data sharing; trying to anticipate what might be worth … Continue reading

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Research Data: Working with Social Media

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Is your research based around the measurement of public opinion? Are you interested in changing social attitudes? If you’re thinking of using content from social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn as key sources of research data then you … Continue reading

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Training for postgraduate research students

This morning I ran a session for research students on research data management. The aim of the session was to go away with an outline of a data management plan to discuss with supervisors. The session was well attended and … Continue reading

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Have you got your licence?

I’ve recently been helping some colleagues in the Science faculty to put together a Data Management Plan for the EU funded Europlanet project (see my recent post for more information on the EU Horizon 2020 open data pilot). One of the issues … Continue reading

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Where are your research data stored? Changes to EU Data Protection Law

Last month, the European High Court ruled that organisations in EU member states cannot rely on the US Safe Harbor framework as being equivalent to EU Data Protection Law. If you are dealing with personal data as part of your … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with RDM

This morning I ran a workshop on Research Data Management for research staff and students. As usual, the topic generated lots of interesting discussion, and it was a great opportunity for researchers to talk through their data management issues with colleagues. … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the Horizon (2020)

This week I met with 2 research teams who are embarking on projects within the EU’s Horizon 2020 funding stream to talk about research data management and sharing. A novelty for Horizon 2020 is the introduction of a research data … Continue reading

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Training opportunity: Getting to Grips with Research Data Management

Early Bird Seminar: Getting to Grips with Research Data Management Tuesday 10th November 2015: 9.30-11.00 Library Seminar Rooms 1 and 2     Whether you’re conducting interviews, collecting samples, creating software or analyzing texts, your research data is a valuable asset which … Continue reading

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