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Celebrate the Year of Open at The Open University

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Celebrate #YearOfOpen at The Open University You may be aware that 2017 is #YearOfOpen … a 365 day celebration of open education and the anniversary of a number of key milestones in its development, including  the Cape Town Declaration, 15 years since the … Continue reading

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ORDO on tour… on your desktop!

ORDO online drop-in: Tuesday 23rd May 14.30-15.00 As part of our ORDO on Tour series of events, we have arranged an online drop-in session at 14.30 on Tuesday 23rd May for any research staff or students who would like to find out … Continue reading

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The Law on TDM in Europe: an introduction – Free Webinar

UKSG are offering a free webinar on The Law of Text and Data Mining in Europe. “The aim of the webinar is to introduce the audience, in particular non-lawyers, to the legal framework of text and data mining, focusing on … Continue reading

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Call for speakers at Soapbox Science event in Milton Keynes

Calling all female scientists – apply to be a speaker at Soapbox Science this summer! Soapbox Science is a public outreach event that aims to promote the visibility of women in science, and challenge public (and academic) perceptions of who … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with Research Data Management; training workshop 1st November 2016

  Today I ran a training session for research staff and doctoral students on research data management. The slides are stored on slideshare: click on the link below the image Getting to grips with Research Data Management from Wendy Mears … Continue reading

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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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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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Open Access Week – Academic Social Networking Sites

On Monday Katy Jordan from IET gave a talk on Academic Social Networking Sites (SNS) as part of Open Access Week.  Katy is currently a postgraduate student and her provisional thesis title is Reshaping the Higher Education network? Analysis of … Continue reading

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Open Access Week: 19th – 23rd October

Next week is Open Access Week, and to celebrate, together with RSQ Unit we’ve arranged a series of lunchtime events. Lunch will be provided; register by following the links below to guarantee your place. Monday 19th October, 12pm – Library … Continue reading

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