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… because good research needs good data   DCC Institutional Engagements:  building RDM capacity & capability              ...
… because good research needs good data     DCC Institutional EngagementsWith funding from HEFCE’s UMF programme we’re:• W...
… because good research needs good data        Who are we working with?Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE   23 May 2012        #mrd...
… because good research needs good dataWho is addressing RDM within the unis?                        Library             R...
… because good research needs good data     What support is being provided?• Roadmaps / strategies for RDM• Defining requi...
… because good research needs good data   Policy support at Uni of East London• Prepared a policy briefing - www.dcc.ac.uk...
… because good research needs good data      CARDIO support at Queen Mary• Advised on the mini quiz and full CARDIO• Ran a...
… because good research needs good data    Policy implementation at Edinburgh• Developed a list of existing and proposed s...
… because good research needs good data                  Small is beautiful                         (some reflections on i...
… because good research needs good data                 Any questions?Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE   23 May 2012        #mrdu...
… because good research needs good data                     Discussion• identify key stakeholders in your institution  att...
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DCC institutional engagements

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Presentation given at the University of West of England for their ReDMan workshop on approaches to research data management, 23rd May 2012

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DCC institutional engagements

  1. 1. … because good research needs good data DCC Institutional Engagements: building RDM capacity & capability Sarah Jones Digital Curation Centre University of Glasgow sarah.jones@glasgow.ac.uk Funded by:Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  2. 2. … because good research needs good data DCC Institutional EngagementsWith funding from HEFCE’s UMF programme we’re:• Working intensively with 18 HEIs to increase RDM capability • 60 days of effort per HEI drawn from a mix of DCC staff • Deploy DCC & external tools, approaches & best practice• Support varies based on what each institution wants/needs• Lessons & examples will be shared with the communitywww.dcc.ac.uk/community/institutional-engagements Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  3. 3. … because good research needs good data Who are we working with?Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  4. 4. … because good research needs good dataWho is addressing RDM within the unis? Library Research Office ITRaising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  5. 5. … because good research needs good data What support is being provided?• Roadmaps / strategies for RDM• Defining requirements – DAF & CARDIO• Data policy development• Customised DMP Online• Policy implementation• Training• Piloting tools e.g. DataFlowRaising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  6. 6. … because good research needs good data Policy support at Uni of East London• Prepared a policy briefing - www.dcc.ac.uk/webfm_send/809• Responded to drafts and user feedback• User engagement for implementationExisting models and community support meant that SteveGrace could make progress without too much supportwww.dcc.ac.uk/news/uels-perspective-data-management-standing-start Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  7. 7. … because good research needs good data CARDIO support at Queen Mary• Advised on the mini quiz and full CARDIO• Ran a workshop to reach consensus on results• Wrote up findings to feed into strategy• ‘heatmap’ approach being used to guide roadmapDCC support fits into curation strand of IT TransformationsProject at QMUL Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  8. 8. … because good research needs good data Policy implementation at Edinburgh• Developed a list of existing and proposed services• Focus groups to gain researcher buy-in• RDM awareness raising events for IS staff• Pilot studies to trial uptake?Resources committed and services on board – good buy-in Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  9. 9. … because good research needs good data Small is beautiful (some reflections on institutional culture)• Less hierarchy  quicker approval• Smaller scale  easier to engage research community• Researchers more willing to work with the centre• Senior management more hands-onExisting tools & resources + quicker process of change = opportunity for smaller, modern institutions to storm ahead Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  10. 10. … because good research needs good data Any questions?Raising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012
  11. 11. … because good research needs good data Discussion• identify key stakeholders in your institution attempting to embark on the RDM journey• discuss associated barriers and drivers• consider the importance of institutional culture and the research environmentRaising Your ReDMan @ UWE 23 May 2012 #mrduwe2012

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