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Upcoming events: data science and data visualisation

Two upcoming events that may be of interest to researchers working with data: Wolfram Training – Data Science: Analysis and Presentation Wolfram is hosting a one-day Data Science: Analysis and Presentation training course in Oxfordshire on Friday 3 June. The Wolfram Language is

RECODE Recommendations Workshop

Last week I had the opportunity to speak at the final workshop of the RECODE project in sunny Athens. The RECODE Project (Policy RECommendations for Open Access to Research Data in Europe) is an EU-funded project that has been working towards a number of policy recommendations for var

Workshop: Introduction to Data Management Planning and DMPonline, 29th January 2015

If you are planning on putting together a bid for research funding over the coming months, you may wish to consider attending the Data Curation Centre’s half-day Data Management Planning workshop on the 29th January. Full announcement below… DCC workshop: Introduction to D

Thoughts from RDMF12 in Leicester – What data do we preserve?

The theme of the Digital Curation Centre’s 12th Research Data Management Forum was ‘Linking Data and Repositories’, although in practice speakers covered a wide range of topics from convincing researchers of the value of data preservation and curation to the new JISC investments. One

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

Report from the Research Data Alliance Plenary Meeting no.4

Since the Research Data Alliance began in 2012 it has rapidly grown to become the forum for discussing and coordinating efforts to improve research data management practices between organisations and academic disciplines at the international scale. Whereas the International Digital Cu