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Research Data Management

 

In Conversation with the Wellcome Trust - research outputs sharing and management

David Carr and Robert Kiley from the Wellcome Trust are coming to Cambridge to talk with researchers about the Trust’s policy on data, software and materials management and sharing, which was released in July 2017.

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Engaging Researchers in Good Data Management

A one-day conference sharing fresh ideas and good practices for creating and promoting effective RDM practices

St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK

 

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Python Training Sessions

Learn more about Python

If you have some basic working knowledge with the Python programming language or you are beginning to manage your data fluently in other programming languages and want to learn more about Python, some data champions will be running a one-day session on Thursday 12th October in the Downing Site

This course will cover functions and modules and requires some basic programming skills as described in the link to the training page.

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Python for Beginners

Introduction to Python

If you are interested in learning to use the Python programming language from scratch, there are sessions for beginners. Although these are currently fully-booked please sign up to the waiting list / register your interest, so we can gauge demand for future sessions, and allocate spaces if these become available

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Python for Beginners

Thursday, 14 September, 2017 to Friday, 15 September, 2017

Introduction to Python If you are interested in learning to use the Python programming language from scratch, there are sessions for beginners. Although these are currently fully-booked please sign up to the waiting list / register your interest, so we can gauge demand for future sessions, and allocate spaces if these...

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Python - Training Sessions

Thursday, 12 October, 2017

Learn more about Python If you have some basic working knowledge with the Python programming language or you are beginning to manage your data fluently in other programming languages and want to learn more about Python, some data champions will be running a one-day session on Thursday 12th October in the Downing Site This...

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TechLink Seminar: UIS storage services: Insight into how the UIS storage services for research data were implemented and introduction to institutional storage service project

Wojciech Turek, head of the Research Computing Platforms team and service owner for storage services will provide an overview of the recently released UIS storage services for research data and how they can benefit researchers and help to improve way researchers store and process data. Wojciech will also provide insight into the development of the forthcoming institutional storage service and Storage Self-Service portal.

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TechLink Seminar: UIS storage services: Insight into how the UIS storage services for research data were implemented and introduction to institutional storage service project

Wednesday, 26 July, 2017

Wojciech Turek , head of the Research Computing Platforms team and service owner for storage services will provide an overview of the recently released UIS storage services for research data and how they can benefit researchers and help to improve way researchers store and process data. Wojciech will also provide insight...

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Crossing Borders: an introduction to public debate on social media

Academic research can play a vital role in shaping public debates, from correcting misinformation to uncovering alternative perspectives and challenging bias. But how can researchers make their voices heard on controversial topics when debate is sharply polarised? Sharing research on social media my reach new audiences, but how far should academics go in tailoring content to fit social media users’ expectations and attention spans?

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Developments in Open Science in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has been frontrunner in the transition to Open Science.

The Dutch government has mandated all universities to have 100% Open Access to academic publications by 2024 and has recently broadened its scope to research data. These plans can only succeed by national cooperation of all parties involved.

The chairman of Tilburg University is one of three main negotiators with the publishers. As such, the university is expected to be leading the development of policies in Open Science and the monitoring of progress.

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