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Calling researchers in the transport field

The European Commission has established an Expert Group to investigate the main needs, obstacles and opportunities for open data sharing in the area of transport research. The Group will make recommendations about the…

Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) workshop

The Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences are organising a workshop “Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) – Train the Trainers“. The workshop will take place between 24.09 and 28.09.2018 at Schloss Dagstuhl –…

Research data should be as open as possible

Andy Turner, Jisc data champion from the University of Leeds, argues “Data should be as open as possible and as closed as necessary” in a recent piece published in Times Higher Education. The article provides some…

Data Management Plans – plan ahead now

An important component of research data management is a sound data management plan (DMP). It is good practice to have one at the start of any research project, but even more so, many funders now require a DMP…

Get up to speed with the GDPR!

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 is fast approaching. If your research involves working with people or data about them, then this new framework for legal and ethical…

Funding success!

Alex Voss from the School of Computer Science and Anna Clements and Eva Borger from the University Library have been awarded funding by OCLC for a 1-year project titled “Characterizing the adoption of ORCID ID in…

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