Monthly Archives: December 2017

Research Groups in ORO

This week we will be changing how Research Groups are represented in ORO.  The benefit of representing Research Groups in ORO includes being able to quickly ascertain all the publications of a Research Group and the ability to embed this information … Continue reading

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Save the date! Research Data Resolutions event on 24th Jan

Start the New Year by joining us to reflect on how we manage research data at the OU, and think about how we can work together in 2018! Managing research data is a hot topic and the focus of much … Continue reading

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New online training resource for social scientists

The new CESSDA Expert tour guide on Data Management has been put together by a group of experts in research data management from across Europe who make up CESSDA – the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives. This consortium … Continue reading

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“Metrics: what they are and how to use them” – session slides

Chris and I delivered a training session today entitled “Metrics: what they are and how to use them”. We defined metrics (a.k.a. bibliometrics or quantitative research indicators), looked at how researchers are using them to demonstrate their excellence, contrasted three … Continue reading

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Making your research data open: training slides

This morning I ran a new session on making research data open, which was attended by researchers and research support staff from across the university. The session involved lots of lively discussion, particularly regarding the ethical issues involved with sharing … Continue reading

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