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Emerging Good Practice in Managing Research Data and Research Information within UK Universities

Joy Davidson, Sarah Jones, Laura Molloy, Ulla Bøgvad Kejser
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
Sound data intensive science depends upon effective research data and information management.  ...  education institutions prepare to meet funding body mandates relating to research data management and sharing and to engage fully in the digital agenda.  ...  As a major source of research funding in the UK, the EPSRC requirements have prompted many UK universities to review their current research data management practices and research environments to identify  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.06.035 fatcat:3g5giu3ixjhnng7gnf56oq7c7i

Learning to manage and share data: jump-starting the research methods curriculum

Louise Corti, Veerle Van den Eynden
2015 International Journal of Social Research Methodology  
Government, funders and publishers expect greater transparency of, open access to, and re-use of research data, and fears over data loss call for more robust information security practices.  ...  In line with recent findings on successful practices in methods teaching, we work on the principle of embedding grounded learning activities within existing narratives of research design and implementation  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge our colleagues who have undertaken training in areas of research data management at the UK Data Archive, in particular, Libby Bishop who contributed to our  ... 
doi:10.1080/13645579.2015.1062627 fatcat:ys477zqsifglrovxggyhvmt724

Needs Assessment Report: Gap Analysis

Joy Davidson
2017 Zenodo  
conducted a survey based on a survey carried out by DCC in 2015, to assess the current practice of Open Access and Research Data Management (RDM) in the UK, Europe, Australia and USA. [...]  ...  of research outputs held within the repositories, and developing and/or refining curricula to ensure that emerging researchers are better able to manage their work across the entire research lifecycle  ...  of research outputs held within the repositories, and developing and/or refining curricula to ensure that emerging researchers are better able to manage their work across the entire research lifecycle  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.801807 fatcat:dcccxd5pjzgevburciedfidga4

Core competencies for UK occupational health nurses: a Delphi study

D. Lalloo, E. Demou, S. Kiran, M. Gaffney, M. Stevenson, E. B. Macdonald
2016 Occupational Medicine  
While it is acknowledged that UK OHN practice has evolved in recent years, there has been no formal research to capture these developments to ensure that training and curricula remain up-todate and reflect  ...  'Good clinical care' was the principal domain ranked most important, followed by 'general principles of assessment & management of occupational hazards to health'.  ...  We also included emerging areas of practice identified from the literature and within the speciality, notably the ageing worker [25] , sickness absence management [26] and vocational rehabilitation  ... 
doi:10.1093/occmed/kqw089 pmid:27492470 pmcid:PMC5088609 fatcat:7vrispzl5jajlfnhw4xdfxpmpq

Book Review: Delivering Research Data Management Services: Fundamentals of Good Practice

Rachel I. Howard
2014 Library resources & technical services  
Practical advice includes Jones' -Robert Freeborn (rbf6@ psu.edu), Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Delivering Research Data Management Services: Fundamentals of Good Practice  ...  The book provides in-depth information about high-level considerations for RDM services; it does not provide instruction in best practices for managing data.  ... 
doi:10.5860/lrts.58n4.281 fatcat:mppzhaqubbff3nvuyn6kodjohy

The Informatics Transform: Re-Engineering Libraries for the Data Decade

Liz Lyon
2012 International Journal of Digital Curation  
In this paper, Liz Lyon explores how libraries can re-shape to better reflect the requirements and challenges of today's data-centric research landscape.  ...  Institutional roles and responsibilities for research data management are also unpacked, building on the framework from the earlier Dealing with Data Report.  ...  Acknowledgements UKOLN is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher and Further Education Funding Councils as well as by project funding from the JISC, the European Union and  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v7i1.220 fatcat:5ytjsonotnc35kvl4mps76qnea

The British Experience in Preserving Digital Library Collections

Neil Beagrie
2000 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
materials in libraries in the UK really only emerged in the mid-1990s.  ...  to Digital Data • Preservation of digital materials; policy and strategy issues for the UK • An Investigation into the Digital Preservation needs of Universities and Research Funders • A framework of  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7607 fatcat:zlptwtgsinc6dkud2xg5ewrd4m

Open scholarship and research management

Dr John Rogers
2014 Insights: The UKSG Journal  
This article sets out some of these issues from the perspective of a university research manager. Open scholarship and research management  ...  Whilst undoubtedly challenging, adapting to an open scholarship environment presents enormous opportunities for research organizations and the research management and knowledge and communications professions  ...  Thus it positions the European Research Area (ERA), within which the UK is a leading contributor, strongly within the existing and emerging global research landscape.  ... 
doi:10.1629/2048-7754.170 fatcat:hyu6vb4xvzfhhoyux74tkunfjq

The destruction of the 'Windrush' disembarkation cards: a lost opportunity and the (re)emergence of Data Protection regulation as a threat to longitudinal research

Andy Boyd, Matthew Woollard, John Macleod, Alison Park
2018 Wellcome Open Research  
to repurpose them for research for the public good.  ...  Historical records and the research databases of completed studies have the potential either to establish new research studies or to inform follow-up studies assessing long-term health and social outcomes  ...  Acknowledgements This paper originates in GDPR discussion workshops organised by the UK Economic Social Research Council.  ... 
doi:10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14796.1 pmid:30345387 pmcid:PMC6171557 fatcat:y476ux46yncyfju3msx4ddzcde

Digital Curation: The Emergence of a New Discipline

Sarah Higgins
2011 International Journal of Digital Curation  
Digital Curation is now embedded in both practice and research; with the development of tools, and the foundation of a number of support units and academic educators offering training and furthering research  ...  In the mid 1990s UK digital preservation activity concentrated on ensuring the survival of digital material – spurred on by the US report Preserving Digital Information (The Task Force on Archiving of  ...  The new focus was reflected in the new strapline: "Because good research needs good data." In the UK this complimented the archives, libraries and museums focus of the Digital Preservation Coalition.  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v6i2.191 fatcat:4zil72uzibfhpfjictd7ll7m4a

Review: Research Data Management: Practical Strategies for Information Professionals

Martin Donnelly
2014 International Journal of Digital Curation  
A review of Research data management: Practical strategies for information professionals, edited by Joyce Ray, Purdue University Press, 30 Jan 2014, paperback, 436 pp., ISBN-10: 1-55753-664-3, ISBN-13:  ...  With this volume, Ray has given us a good, practical primer for those already working in the information area (specifically librarians), written for an American academic audience but readily accessible  ...  academic data librarian.4 (2013) gave us Delivering Research Data Management Services, and Corti, Van den Eynden, Bishop and Woollard (2013) Managing and Sharing Research Data.  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v9i2.322 fatcat:3xy6chemzff2vlkn57on75xamm

Developments in Research Funder Data Policy

Sarah Jones
2012 International Journal of Digital Curation  
This paper reviews developments in funders' data management and sharing policies, and explores the extent to which they have affected practice.  ...  The Digital Curation Centre has been monitoring UK research funders' data policies since 2008.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper is based on work undertaken for the Digital Curation Centre and in support of the JISC Managing Research Data programmes.  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v7i1.219 fatcat:w34m5ihdx5cyzkk24exbrjyigy

Scholars' research-related personal information collections

Mashael AL-Omar, Andrew Martin Cox
2016 Aslib Journal of Information Management  
Practical implications Failures in Personal Information Management are a cause for concern in terms of data integrity and validity of research.  ...  Design/methodology/approach The study was based on in-depth interviews and office tours of 17 scholars in Education and Health Sciences in a Kuwaiti Higher Education Institution.  ...  It is becoming recognised that good data management is a basic part of good research practice.  ... 
doi:10.1108/ajim-04-2015-0069 fatcat:zpzsfj2olrfqxliryiizd3xtzm

Synthesis of qualitative research studies regarding the factors surrounding UK critical care trial infrastructure

Natalie Pattison, Nishkantha Arulkumaran, Geraldine O'Gara, Bronwen Connolly, Sally Humphreys, Tim Walsh, Philip Hopkins, Paul Dark
2019 BMJ Open  
Units currently vary significantly in their ability to recruit according to infrastructure and level of research activity.AimTo identify variability in the research infrastructure of UK intensive care  ...  units and their ability to conduct research and recruit patients into clinical trials.DesignWe evaluated factors related to intensive care patient enrolment into clinical trials in the UK.  ...  We would also like to thank Carys Jones for her support in this project and all the participants who gave up their time to contribute.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030815 pmid:31871255 pmcid:PMC6937020 fatcat:g6owf2ywgvbqjp6y24cy3mzkia

Healthcare emergency planning and management to major hazards in the UK

Nebil Achour, Federica Pascale, Robby Soetanto, Andrew D.F. Price
2015 International Journal of Emergency Management  
The study followed a qualitative research methodology where data was collected from a comprehensive literature review, an international workshop and interviews.  ...  This study aims to examine the challenges and opportunities that the UK healthcare emergency planners and responders have in coping with major hazards.  ...  Sincere gratefulness is also to the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC, UK) for funding this research work (Grant number: EP/I029788/1).  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijem.2015.069514 fatcat:7a3xhwthurci3ammrfxdk33ml4
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