Make your data count

More advice for EPSRC researchers

As the May 2015 deadline for new EPSRC guidelines on data preservation and sharing approaches, work has continued on providing advice and guidance. A batch of new questions and answers about what this policy means for day to day research has been added to the Research Data Oxford webs

New ORDS demo video

The Online Research Database Service (ORDS) allows Oxford researchers and their collaborators to create, edit, search, and share databases online. A new demo video for the ORDS is now available, giving an overview of what the ORDS does and how it can help make researchers’ lives

ORDS update

It’s been a busy few months for the team behind the Online Research Database Service (ORDS). The ORDS is a free, centrally supported service which allows researchers to create, edit, search and share relational databases. Since the official launch in August, we’ve been bea

Directions for Research Data Management in UK Universities workshop, Cambridge

Last week’s ‘Directions for the Research Data Management in UK Universities’ workshop afforded me the chance to visit our friends in the fens and engage in the debate regarding ‘what happens next’ with RDM. The workshop gathered about 40 people together, mostly representing UK univers

Research Data Management Mentoring Programme seeks humanities participants

The Research Data Management Mentoring Programme is seeking humanities researchers who would be interested in taking part. The programme aims to provide tailored, ongoing research data management support for researchers. This will be done in two ways: Establishing relationships betwee

Things to do with Data lunchtime talks – slides and videos now available

During Trinity Term 2014, I organized a series of talks with the help of the IT Learning Programme called ‘Things to do with Data‘. The series looked at a number of tools, techniques, and tips for managing research data. I’m please to be able to announce that after r

Oxford’s Online Research Database Service (ORDS) launched

We are pleased to announce the launch of the ‘Online Research Database Service’ (ORDS). The ORDS is a free, centrally-supported, online service where researchers can create, edit, search and share their research data. The service is open to all research staff and postgraduate research

Things to do with data – a series of lunchtime talks

During Trinity term we are running a series of talks relating to research data management entitled ‘Things to do with Data’. Your research involves collecting data – maybe from experiments, or surveys, or information plucked from ancient texts – but what do you do with it?

Research Data Management Mentoring Programme

We are excited to announce the launch of the Research Data Management Mentoring Programme. We are currently seeking a group of around six social science research projects to participate in this new initiative, coordinated by members of the IT Services Research Support Team and the Bod

Single email address for research data management enquiries

If you’ve seen the University’s new Research Data management website, you may have noticed that we now have a single email address for all enquiries relating to research data management: researchdata@ox.ac.uk. This does not imply that there is just one poor soul chained to a desk some