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Research Data Support team and DCC to host Skills4EOSC Fellow TAGS: University of Edinburgh has been chosen as one of 12 European institutions to host sponsored short secondments for data professionals in Open Science, as part of the Skills4EOSC Horizon Europe …Continue reading →

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Digital Research Services: How we can support your research TAGS: [This is a guest blog post by our new DRS Facilitator Sarah Janac. The Research Data Service is one of a number of digital research services at the University of …Continue reading →

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New data archiving unit in MANTRA TAGS: Summertime is always a good time to renew and refresh – including open educational resources like Research Data MANTRA, https://mantra.ed.ac.uk, a free online course “for those who manage digital data …Continue reading →

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Data Mindfulness – learning the basics of good research data management TAGS: When planning a research project, whether this involves carrying out interviews for a first dissertation project or analysing secondary data for a PhD, it is important to ensure that you …Continue reading →

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It Is Our Mantra TAGS: | Last week I was honoured to accept an invitation to speak at the Library Technology Conclave at Somaiya Vidyavihar University in Mumbai, India, organised by Informatics Limited and the University. …Continue reading →

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New content in MANTRA: ‘Keeping research data safe’ TAGS: We are pleased to provide an update on MANTRA, the free online research data management training resource. The MANTRA course was developed around ten years ago to provide knowledge and …Continue reading →

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Data Mindfulness training integrated in new resources TAGS: The Research Data Service is pleased to announce an update to our ‘Data Mindfulness: Making the Most of Your Dissertation Data’ training materials. Originally developed to provide face to face …Continue reading →

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Personal data: What does GDPR mean for your research data? TAGS: | It falls upon me to cover the ‘hot topic’ of research data and GDPR (European privacy legislation) just before a cold winter holiday break. This makes me feel like the …Continue reading →

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Greater Expectations? Writing and supporting Data Management Plans TAGS: “A blueprint for what you’re going to do” This series of videos was arranged before I joined the Research Data Service team, otherwise I’d no doubt have had plenty to …Continue reading →

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Highlights from the RDM Programme Progress Report: Jan – Feb 2015 TAGS: The Library and University Collections (L&UC) in association with project partner Manchester University received funding from the Jisc “Research Data Spring” programme to define and develop an open source Data …Continue reading →

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