Category Archives: RDM policies

The long journey of the research penny

National governments and ministries of research and education have an interest to see their money travel far, and not only as far as the unexplored edges of science. The real target is eternity. To achieve eternity, research funding bodies across … Continue reading

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RDM? Ja bitte! German Rectors’ Conference actively supports Research Data Management

A recommendation published by the German Rectors‘ Conference (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz, HRK) asserts that German Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) should take an active role in systematically addressing the challenge of research data management [1]. An association of currently 268 HEIs serving 94% of … Continue reading

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Horizon 2020, Research Data Management, You, and Us.

Horizon 2020[i] is the European Union’s latest research and innovation funding programme, making €80 billion available in the seven years between now and 2020. Horizon 2020 embraces the global movement amongst research funders that requires data generated be made available for verification, … Continue reading

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Oh! Vienna…notes from the CESSDA experts Seminar on Research Data Management

What follows are summaries of presentations and discussions. They are my summaries, so any misrepresentations, mistakes, slanderous accusations, lies, written lies, twisted lies etc. that follow are mine. All the presentations linked to in this blog post are available under a … Continue reading

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The five stages to data sharing: Bargaining

Applying the Kübler-Ross model[1] to researchers and data sharing, based on various attitudes and comments we have encountered over the years. Don’t take the presentation seriously, but take the content seriously. Part three in a series of…uh, five. 3. Bargaining … Continue reading

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The five stages to data sharing: Denial

Applying the Kübler-Ross model [1] to researchers and data sharing, based on various attitudes and comments we have encountered over the years. Don’t take the presentation seriously, but take the content seriously. Part one in a series of…uh, five. 1. Denial … Continue reading

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