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New JISCMRD Projects: Citing, Linking and Integrating Research Data

As well as seeking to demonstrate ways in which research data management in UK Universities can be improved, the JISCMRD programme seeks to demonstrate the benefits of making research data as openly available as possible. The JISC Call for Projects 14/09 Strand A sought to fund projects to demonstrate the innovative potential for research and […]

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New Projects in the JISC Managing Research Data Programme

The objective of the JISC Managing Research Data Programme (JISCMRD) is to improve the way research data is managed in UK Higher Education and to help achieve better recognition for the fundamental place of data creation, management in the research process. The JISCMRD programme comprises 5 strands as follows: Research Data Management Infrastructure: 8 projects, each […]

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Research Data Management Infrastructure Projects

Higher education institutions are coming under increasing pressure to manage the research data generated by their researchers that cannot be curated by subject-based data centres – and many are unsure how to proceed given the absence of clear good practice.  To address such concerns, JISC’s Managing Research Data programme has, with an investment of nearly […]

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Press Release Announces the Managing Research Data Programme #jiscmrd

Press Release: JISC helps researchers to meet the research data challenge JISC marked the launch of its research data management programme at the UK e-Science All Hands meeting this week. The programme helps researchers, institutions, funders and policy makers meet the challenge of keeping research data for re-use in the future. A new briefing paper […]

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Prospective Partners for Data Management Infrastructure Bids

Below is a list of organisations which, at the 6 July Briefing Day, made themselves known as keen to be partners in a Bid to the Data Management Infrastructure Call. British Geological Survey (BGS): Jeremy Giles (jrag@bgs.ac.uk) Garry Baker (grba@bgs.ac.uk) The British Geological Survey is part of the Natural Environment Research Council.  We manage the […]

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DCC 101-Lite Course for Prospective Bidders to Data Management Infrastructure Call

JISC and DCC Joint Workshop: Digital Curation 101 Lite 15 July 2009 Park Plaza Hotel, Leeds, England http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/digital-curation-101-leeds-2009/register About the Course This course is being offered jointly by JISC and the DCC to support new bids under the JISC Data Management Infrastructure Programme call. Using our DCC Curation Lifecycle Model (http://www.dcc.ac.uk/lifecycle-model/) as a reference point, […]

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STFC e-Science Centre Looking to Partner a Bid to Research Data Management Call

The STFC e-Science centre would like to partner an institution in a bid to the JISC Research Data Management Call. The e-science centre at The Science and Technology Facilities Council (See http://www.e-science.stfc.ac.uk/) would like to hear from partners with experience in delivering data management solutions and operational services.  STFC (previously CCLRC and PPARC) have significant […]

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Edinburgh Napier University Looking for Project Partners

Edinburgh Napier University would be interested in hearing from any potential partners who would be interested in taking advantage of Napier’s expertise. David Telford, Deputy Director of C&IT Services writes: ‘We are implementing an information architecture with change management.  This supports our data integration and reporting.  It may be that our growing expertise may contribute […]

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Eduserv Looking for Project Partners for a Data Management Infrastructure Bid

Andy Powell of Eduserv is looking for Project Partners in a Bid to the Data Management Infrastructure Call.  On the eFoundation Blog, he explains what Eduserv would bring to any consortium. TwitterLinkedinemail

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Data Management Infrastructure Call

The Research Data Programme 2009-11 will build upon existing work, within and without the JISC, both nationally and internationally, to establish the foundations for the UK research data infrastructure. A briefing paper about the Programme will be available shortly.  One of the Programme’s principal aims is to encourage more effective management of research data across […]