Because good research needs good data

RDMF5: Economics of Applying and Sustaining Digital Curation

27-28 October 2010 |

This was the fifth meeting of the Research Data Management Forum.

Aimed at researchers, digital repository managers, staff from library, information and research organisations, data curators, data centre managers, data scientists, research funding organisations and research networks, the event addressed the topic "Economics of Applying and Sustaining Digital Curation."

Programme and Slides

Opening keynote: Reflections from the Blue Ribbon Task Force (BRTF) - Chris Rusbridge, Consultant and UK member of BRTF [slides]

Concerns, challenges and necessities in a research-led university - Jeff Haywood, Vice Principal for Knowledge Management, University of Edinburgh [slides]

Anticipated costs and a case to justify them - Neil Beagrie, Consultant, Charles Beagrie Limited [slides]

Responsibilities and commitments to sustaining digital output: a funder’s outlook - Peter Dukes, Research Management Group, Medical Research Council [slides]

What role do publishers have in enabling digital curation? - Cathy Kennedy, Oxford University Press [slides]

National Data Centre perspective - Sam Pepler, British Atmospheric Data Centre [slides]

Obligations and options: a researcher’s perspective on what needs to be achieved - Jonathan Tedds, Senior Research Liaison Manager, University of Leicester [slides]

Costs and Registration

Registration for the event is now closed.