Data about St Andrews Open data

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It has been a while, since we stepped back and had a look at what we have collected in our research data repository in St Andrews.… Read more

#lovedataweek: Data Needs Software

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As part of Love Data Week 2019, we thought it would be worth taking a brief moment to think about software.… Read more

#lovedataweek: The research data team’s everyday life with data

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We will use this post marking Love Data Week 2019 as an opportunity to reflect on how research data management at the University has progressed over the past year (see Our Research Data Management journey from 2018’s Love Data Week).… Read more

A view on data ethics and surveillance for #lovedataweek

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Today, we mark Love Data week 2019 on the theme of data ethics, with a thought-provoking contribution by Dr Eric Stoddart, associate director of the School of Divinity’s Centre for the Study of Religion & Politics (CSRP)* and expert on Practical Theology, Surveillance, and Digital Technologies.… Read more

#lovedataweek: Announcing a report from the Open Research Data Task Force

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One of the themes of this year’s Love Data Week 2019 is ‘open data’. Coincidentally, last week saw the publication of ‘Realising the potential: Final report of the Open Research Data Task Force’, providing expert independent advice to the UK government on open research data (ORD).… Read more

Happy #lovedataweek!

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This week marks Love Data Week 2019 , an annual social media event coordinated by research data specialists, mostly working in academic and research libraries or data archives or centers.… Read more

The University’s new research data management policy

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As of December 2018, the University has had an updated research data management policy, which affects all those conducting research at the University.… Read more

The new UK Reproducibility Network aims to support good science at scale

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In September, researchers including Professor Munafò of the University of Bristol launched the UK reproducibility network, at an event which brought together representatives from some of the UK’s major research funders, scientific publishers and other key stakeholders.… Read more

Introducing our first discipline-specific guidance on data sharing

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collage of images, what are data

The need for guidance

Funders have introduced open data policies that require researchers to share the data or digital objects resulting from their research.… Read more

Funders commit to implementing ORCID iDs

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Funder open letter

ORCID have published an open letter from funders who are committed to implementing ORCID iDs in accordance with best practice guidelines to make data sharing easier.… Read more