Damaro Project Update – May/June 2013

As we enter the home straight of the Damaro Project, here’s a quick update as to where we are. Much of my time over the last month has gone into creating short business cases for the various research data management … 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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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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New Damaro Project Poster

The new Damaro Project poster was unveiled at the JISC Managing Research Data Programme event in Nottingham last week. The poster illustrates where the tools and services being developed by the University of Oxford map to the research life-cycle, and … Continue reading

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Damaro progress report, August and September 2012

After the inevitable August lull we are now making rapid progress again with the development of DataFinder. We have also produced an improved set of research data management induction materials, and, perhaps most significantly, have a proper, approved, research data … Continue reading

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DaMaRO research data management induction resources now available

As promised earlier this week, the DaMaRO Project’s induction resources are now available from the DaMaRO website. The resources consist of a series of short PowerPoint presentations, giving a brief introduction to research data management. These are designed to be … Continue reading

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Damaro Progress Report: May 2012

Over the last month we’ve mostly been getting the groundwork in place for the development of the DataFinder tool. This will aggregate metadata from various components of the Oxford research data management infrastructure and beyond, enabling users to search and … Continue reading

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Progress report: March and April 2012

Since the last progress report DaMaRO has undergone a change of management (which I’m using as an excuse for this special 2-in-1 update). Many thanks are due to Pip Willcox for guiding the project through its early stages and really … Continue reading

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