Because good research needs good data


Wednesday 19 March

Day 1  

Liz Lyon, DCC Associate Director (Community Development)

  • Explanation of forum, terms of reference
  • Structure/programme for this workshop
  • What outcomes are we anticipating?
17.30-18.30 Keynote and Discussion
Michael Jubb, RIN
19.30 Drinks Reception and Dinner


Day 2  

The Future Shape of the Research Data Management Community
Martin Lewis, University of Sheffield

  • Roles/responsibilities, data centres, institutions, others
  • Division of responsibilities; big science/little science
  • National and other strategies

Chair: Graham Pryor, DCC Associate Director and e-Science Liaison

10.00-10.45 Refreshment Break

Providing Appropriate Skills and Effort for Data Curation
Mark Thorley, Natural Environment Research Council

  • Addressing data centre/repository teams, skilling of researchers, skilling of students

Chair: Stéphane Goldstein, RIN


Breakout Sessions
Two breakout groups (delegates to select from the two themes introduced above)

Facilitators: Kevin Schurer, UKDA, and Simon Coles, University of Southampton

12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.15 Reporting Back from Breakout Groups
14.15-14.45 Outcomes and Future Issues to be Addressed by the Forum
Liz Lyon, DCC Associate Director (Community Development)
14.45 Coffee and Close

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