Further reflections on the JISC Managing Research Data Workshop

Like James, I also attended the JISC Managing Research Data Programme Workshop in Birmingham last week. It’s always good to have a chance to meet up with colleagues from other projects and hear what they’ve been doing, in the hope … Continue reading

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Reflections on the JISC Managing Research Data Workshop, March 2013

This week I had the pleasure of attending the JISC Managing Research Data ‘end-of-programme’ workshop at Aston University. As far as the Damaro project is concerned, it’s not actually the end of the programme yet, as we’ve had an extension … Continue reading

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DaMaRO presenting at DigCurV conference

We are pleased to announce that the DaMaRO Project will be represented at the DigCurV International Conference, Framing the Digital Curation Curriculum, in Florence this May. I’ll be presenting a paper titled ‘Getting Data Creators On Board with the Digital … Continue reading

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Research data management training: face-to-face courses

In February, the DaMaRO Project ran its first face-to-face training events. These included a half-day Introduction to Research Data Management course, which we offered twice, to members of two of the University of Oxford’s academic divisions (Medical Sciences, and Mathematical, … Continue reading

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Damaro progress report, January 2013

January has been an exciting month for Damaro thanks primarily to the IDCC 2013 conference in Amsterdam, where we displayed two project posters, presented two papers (all available via the conference web site), and gave demonstrations of the in-development DataReporter … Continue reading

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University of Oxford Research Data Management Survey 2012 : The Results

The University of Oxford Research Data Management Survey of 2012 is now closed to new respondents and its findings are ready for analysis. The response to the survey has exceeded all expectations, with 314 Oxford researchers taking the time to … Continue reading

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JISC MRD Benefits Workshop

Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to attend the JISC Managing Research Data Programme workshop on benefits and evidence in Bristol. The event provided an excellent opportunity for the various projects funded under the programme to exchange ideas about what … Continue reading

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Attention Oxford researchers!

The Damaro Project is currently (November 2012) undertaking a survey of researchers at the University of Oxford to get a better understanding of how they manage their data. We hope to be able repeat this survey in subsequent years to … Continue reading

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DaMaRO Survey Results – Research Data Management Training for the Sciences

We were delighted with the response to our recent survey on research data management training in the sciences – almost two hundred researchers took the time to complete the questionnaire. The respondents came from a wide variety of fields, with … Continue reading

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Damaro Progress Report, October 2012

It’s been a busy October as Damaro starts producing the policies and service agreements that will shape the DataBank and DataFinder Services when they launch in 2013. This work has been going on alongside the continued development of the software, … Continue reading

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