Introducing the Research Data Gateway

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The Research Data Gateway is a new service to increase the visibility of research data that you have shared. Most research funders, and an increasing number of journals, require researchers to share the data which underlies papers and this service will help you gain the maximum impact from doing this.

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Research IT Club Feb – speakers announced

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The next Research IT club will take place on the 21st Feb and will feature updates from our research infrastructure and software engineering teams.  Our two feature presentations will look at how Research IT helped to improve the treatment of cancer patients in early clinical trials and the introduction of a new service to make research data sharing easier.

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Data Carpentry for Social Scientists

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Have you heard of Data Carpentry workshops?  They are aimed at researchers who have little to no prior computational experience and provide the fundamental data skills needed to conduct the full life cycle of data-driven research.  The UoM Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research is currently preparing  carpentry materials for the Social Sciences.

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New Policy – Research Data Storage on Local Devices & Platforms

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A new policy has been announced on Research Data Storage which affects all researchers.  The University very strongly discourages the use of local storage devices (e.g. USB disks) and “in-house” data storage platforms (e.g. local NAS servers), otherwise known as “point storage solutions”.

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