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5 highlights and next steps for the RDSS market research

Back in March, I wrote a blog on our plans and the first findings from the market research piece within the research data shared service project. We have come some way since then, but more work is expected. In this blog, I will summarise what we have done, and outline our next key steps. If […]

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FAIR in Practice, a reality check indeed!

To follow-up my previous blog on the FAIR in practice work Jisc is taking on, I’d like to report back on a lively panel session on FAIR principles that took place as part of the Jisc Research Data Management event in York, on 28th June 2017. Expert panellists Cameron Neylon (Curtin University, Western Australia), Ingeborg […]

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FAIR in Practice

Welcome to my first blog for Jisc. You may know me (Bas Cordewener) in the role of Coordinator of the Knowledge Exchange initiative.  As the responsible project manager I’d like to introduce a new piece of work Jisc is currently undertaking with the title FAIR in practice. FAIR principles To introduce what the FAIR principles […]

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Research at risk: spring progress update 2016

We have put together an overview of our progress with the Research at Risk co-design challenge since our last update in December 2015. Over the past 6 months, we have been mostly busy with: Establishing the supplier framework and selecting the vendors for each lot within the research data shared service as well as holding […]

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Reflections on our RDM session at the Repository Fringe 2015

On the second day at the Repository Fringe, Rachel Bruce, Linda Naughton and I ran a session on research data management and relevant research at risk projects. Rachel started the session with a few updates around the research at risk project. Each of us then run a parallel break out group focusing on a particular […]

Research data spring – two months update

From a joint workshop among 5 projects to employing an online brainstorming application called, the research data spring project teams have been applying creative ways to engage their communities. If you wonder what else they have been up to, see the short updates below. And if you would like to participate at the London sandpit workshop on 13-14 July, please get in […]

Research Data Spring – how did we do?

The first phase of research data spring concluded last week. We have received an incredible number of ideas and have been busy reviewing them. We are really excited about your dedication and the smart solutions that you have identified. In a nutshell, out of 70 ideas posted, 42 of the authors are looking for collaborators, […]

Research Data Spring – let your ideas bloom!

For some of us, and particularly developers, when you hear spring and data together, you are most likely to think about the spring team and its data project and I am sure there are other ideas it conjures up.  The name Research Data Spring is used here to mean new starts, shoots and growth. We […]

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Research at Risk – research data management …where are we now?

Welcome back to the Jisc research data management blog. I wanted to update you on the activities that are underway and the plans that are emerging for new work. This is a bit of long post so thanks for bearing with me! Clearly research data, its management and re-use remains an important issue for the […]