RDM: Who's Driving - Anna Clements


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Presentation given by Anna Clements as part of the Digital Curation Centre's Round Table: "How can other stakeholders support repositories on research data", which was led by Anna Clements, University of St Andrews; Angus Whyte, Digital Curation Centre; Robin Rice, University of Edinburgh; Sarah Jones, Digital Curation Centre. . The Round Table took place on Friday 2nd August 2013 at Repository Fringe 2013

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  • Enterprise architect role – institution-wide; information management; roles and responsibilitiesFacts & Figures7500 students; 6000 UG2000 staff – approx 50:50 academic ; non academicApprox figuresTotal income £150kResearch grant income £35kQR £15k500 RAEMore for REF
  • RDM: Who's Driving - Anna Clements

    1. 1. C4D Workshop, Glasgow and London. July 2013 Anna Clements University of St Andrews REPOFRINGE 2013 Round Table August 2nd 2013 RDM : Who’s driving
    2. 2. RepoFringe, August 2nd 2013, Edinburgh Who’s driving? • Funders & Policy Makers • Institutions • Researchers • Other …
    3. 3. RepoFringe, August 2nd 2013, Edinburgh Funders & Policy Makers UK Government/BIS Open Data White Paper, Finch Royal Society ‘Science as a Public Enterprise’ RCUK Common Principles, EPSRC Framework, OA Policy HEFCE REF2020 EU Horizon2020, OpenAire US Government Executive Order US Funders NSF, NIH G8 Open Data Charter
    4. 4. RepoFringe, August 2nd 2013, Edinburgh Who What & When Reference UK Government (BIS) Open Data White Paper, June 2012 Research Transparency Sector Board announced to ‘.. consider how we open up publicly funded research data in a way that maximises public benefit.’ https://www.gov.uk/government/ uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/78946/CM8353_ac c.pdf Finch Report, June 2012 ‘the infrastructure of subject and institutional repositories should be developed so that they play a valuable role complementary to formal publishing, particularly in providing access to research data and to grey literature, and in digital preservation;’ http://www.researchinfonet.org/ wp- content/uploads/2012/06/Finch- Group-report-FINAL-VERSION.pdf Royal Society Science as a Public Enterprise, June 2012 ‘ Publishing data in a reusable form to support findings must be mandatory’ http://royalsociety.org/policy/pro jects/science-public- enterprise/report/
    5. 5. RepoFringe, August 2nd 2013, Edinburgh Who What & When Reference Research Councils Common Principles on Data Policy, 2011 http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/research/ Pages/DataPolicy.aspx EPSRC Policy Framework on Research Data, May 2011 http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/about/st andards/researchdata/Pages/poli cyframework.aspx Open Access Policy, 1st April 2013 ‘All papers must include details of the funding that supported the research and, if applicable, a statement on how the underlying research materials – such as data, samples or models – can be accessed.’ http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/document s/documents/RCUKOpenAccessP olicy.pdf HEFCE REF2020 Open Consultation, July 2013 ‘.. we do not consider it feasible at present to make access to data a formal requirement in a post-2014 REF.’ http://www.hefce.ac.uk/pubs/ye ar/2013/201316/#d.en.82765
    6. 6. RepoFringe, August 2nd 2013, Edinburgh Who What & When Reference Wellcome Trust Policy on data management and sharing, Aug 2010 http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Abo ut-us/Policy/Policy-and-position- statements/WTX035043.htm Cancer Research UK Policy on data sharing and preservation, 2009 http://www.cancerresearchuk.or g/science/funding/terms- conditions/funding- policies/policy-data-sharing/
    7. 7. RepoFringe, August 2nd 2013, Edinburgh Who What & When Reference EU Horizon 2020 [Starts 2014] Horizon 2020 FAQs, Oct 2012 ‘.. to develop a pilot on open access to data, primarily those data underlying (open access) scientific publications.’ http://ec.europa.eu/research/science- society/document_library/pdf_06/backgro und-paper-open-access-october- 2012_en.pdf OpenAire/Liber/COAR data pilot, July 2013 https://www.openaire.eu/en/about- openaire/publications- presentations/publications/doc_details/58 5-horizon2020opendatapilot20130703final US Government Obama Executive Order on Open Data, 9th May 2013 http://www.whitehouse.gov/the- press-office/2013/05/09/executive- order-making-open-and-machine- readable-new-default-government- US Funders NIH and NSF data sharing policies http://www.nlm.nih.gov/NIHbmic/nih _data_sharing_policies.html http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/d mp.jsp G8 Open Data Charter, June 2013 ‘Open by default’ principle https://www.gov.uk/government/pub lications/open-data-charter
    8. 8. RepoFringe, August 2nd 2013, Edinburgh • Research Strategy * public good * competition for funds, researchers, students • Mission Groups • Regional • (Dis)Incentives for staff * Performance reviews Institutions
    9. 9. RepoFringe, August 2nd 2013, Edinburgh • Proactive – can see the benefits; encouraging others • Reactive – Fear of reduced funding; falling behind peers; tied to promotion prospects • Generational differences • Discipline differences • Academies and Societies • Journal data policies – http://jordproject.wordpress.com – http://www.nature.com/authors/policies/availability.html Researchers