Research Data Spring – a few more days to go

Wow! Now that is a busy week! Within a few days the number of ideas up on our community doubled and the number of users quadrupled. At 11:01 this morning there were 52 ideas, 115 comments, 407 users and 654 votes! We are very excited about the dynamics of the community and are still looking forward […]

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Sowing the Seed – Incentives and motivations for sharing research data: a researcher’s perspective

In this blog post David Kernohan introduces a new report from the Knowledge Exchange: Why should researchers share their data? It seems like a fairly straightforward question – after all the benefits from sharing data are becoming quite clear – funding, peer input, citation; and in an increasingly global research environment the ability to share […]

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 […]