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Managing Research Information: an introduction to impact, open access, Pure, data management

Date: Thu 9 May 2019
Time: 10:30-12:30
Programme: Public Engagement Portfolio - Academic & Research Staff
Programme: Public Engagement Portfolio - Professional Staff
Programme: Passport to Research Futures
Key details: This 2 hour workshop provides you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of good practice as a researcher and the tools available within the University to enable you to manage your research effectively.

Target audience

Researchers Professional Staff enrolled on the Public Engagement Portfolio or Passport to Research Futures Programme

Course mapped to

RDF Planner A1, A2, A3, C2, D2, D3


PURE - Training Team Jennifer Pritchard
Dr Carlos Galan-Diaz
Mrs Jacqueline Proven
Dr Eva Borger
Dr Helen Reddy

Course provider

Website: CAPOD



C5 Seminar Room, Bute Building - This venue does not have full mobility access. If you have any access requirements, please contact CAPOD direct at

Course information

This 2 hour session will provide you with a brief introduction of your responsibilities for good practice as a Researcher.  The session will include an overview of the University tools you will need to get to grips with as part of your research career.  It will also provide you with an introduction to the policies and reporting requirements your funders may have. 

Topics covered in the session include:

  • Pure and the Research Portal – create/update a single source for your publications, talks etc can be re-used in many ways
  • Open Access policies and depositing in Pure
  • Managing and Sharing Research Data
  • Understanding impact and the policies around it

*ILM optional unit for the Passport to Research Futures programme*


Aims and objectives


By the end of the session participants will have a greater understanding of: 

  • The importance and benefits of recording your research activity and impact in Pure, and how this web-based Research Information System integrates University data 
  • Current Open Access policies and funder requirements for Open Data
  • The external reporting requirements that re-use Pure content and the benefits of publishing research data
  • How to deposit publications in Pure to achieve Open Access and meet funder requirements
  • The difference between knowledge exchange activities and impact and the types of evidence required to support impact narratives
  • Where to find support and who to contact when questions arise



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