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A consortial approach to Research Data Management – piloting the next phase

28 June

In this blog post originally published on the Jisc Research Data Blog, Rachel Persad, the Senior Policy Adviser for research and innovation at GuildHE, reports on the progress and engagement of small and specialist higher education institutions with research data management. …

They’re on their way: JISC’s shared services for RDM!

23 November

JISC has moved a long way forward since my last post highlighting their survey on institutional requirements for shared and hosted Research Data Management services. They’re now finalising the requirements and asking suppliers to tender for providing parts of the solution. …

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Open Research Data: Policy and Practice

01 October

One of the ideas guiding this project is the attempt to link up developing policy around research data capture and exposure with practice: that is, the systems designed to support it that allow academics and institutions to comply with and indeed to lead …

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Geology, Anthropomorphism and Collaboration

10 September

One of the major issues – and, to date, successes – of this project has been the bringing together of a variety of partners, each with their own particular areas of expertise, to develop sustainable solutions for how to manage research data, now …

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Stage 2 – A Consortial Approach to RDM

28 July

We are very pleased to announce that the ‘Consortial approach to Research Data Management’ project led by CREST, University for the Creative Arts, Leeds Trinity University, Arkivum and ULCC has received funding from JISC to support funding in Stage 2 …

Project Reports and Case Studies

11 July

Here are the results for Stage 1 of the ‘Consortia-based approach to integrated research data management systems’ project involving CREST small and specialist institutions and a variety of partners, all of whom worked very hard and were incredibly diligent in …

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A consortia-based approach to RDMS: CREST Research Leads Workshop

24 June

On Tuesday 23rd June CREST Research Leads met in the Universities UK Boardroom at Woburn House to discuss the ongoing JISC-funded project and Stage 1 report: ‘A consortia-based approach to building an integrated research data management system’. As future steps, …

Gathering RDIVA requirements

10 June

Research councils, teams and researchers are under pressure to make publicly funded research data freely available; the publication of data is increasingly required by funders. However, by its very nature, research in the arts is highly complex and varied, often …

The untapped value of research data

22 May

Sometimes we lament the fact that UK investment into research and science is a small fraction of GDP, but it still runs at £4.6Bn per annum [1]. And quite rightly the UK Research Councils [2] expect that the results of …

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Streamlining ‘Pure’ implementation: An update from Leeds Trinity University

12 May

As a small, modern university we are looking to create an integrated approach to managing our research activity, and meeting sector requirements for Open Access and research data management. And we need to do this quickly. Working with Elsevier we …

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