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Reflections on the report “Scholars ARE Collectors: A Proposal for Re-thinking Research Support”.

Post by Amit Gal, Alastair Dunning and Nicole Will The research organisastion Ithaka S+R recently issued the report “Scholars ARE Collectors: A Proposal for Re-thinking Research Support”. The report takes a user-centred approach when trying to understand what would be a good way to support researchers in the future, and outline possible places to invest…

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It’s time for open science skills to count in academic careers (Part 2: Workshop and Reflection)

Authors: Heather Andrews, Maria Cruz, Angus Whyte, Yasemin Turkyilmaz-van der Velden, Shalini Kurapati To read Part 1 of the blog post follow this link.   Researchers at all levels should be equipped with skills relevant to open science and FAIR data, and the practice of these skills should be effectively rewarded and recognised. This much is..

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It’s time for open science skills to count in academic careers (Part 1: Talks)

Authors: Shalini Kurapati, Marta Teperek, Maria Cruz, Angus Whyte Disclaimer: In the spirit of openness and transparency, we would like to share that Shalini Kurapati wrote parts of this blog post based on the zenodo record of the presentations even though she wasn’t present during the event. Her account was verified by the remaining authors who..

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The main obstacles to better research data management and sharing are cultural. But change is in our hands

This blog post was originally published by the LSE Impact Blog. Recommendations on how to better support researchers in good data management and sharing practices are typically focused on developing new tools or improving infrastructure. Yet research shows the most common obstacles are actually cultural, not technological. Marta Teperekand Alastair Dunning outline how appointing data stewards and data..

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