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Research Operations Office


Published on Thu, 04/06/2015 - 15:51

1. Open Data lunchtime session –15 June

Monday 15 June, 12:30 – 13:30, Mill Lane Lecture Room 10

Most research funders (research councils, charities and foundations) have introduced policies on research data management. The general expectation is that data from publicly funded research projects should be made openly available with as few restrictions as possible.

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about research data requirements and help offered by the University of Cambridge, come to the ‘Open Data’ session (open to all researchers, staff and research students at the University of Cambridge).

Read more and register

2. Tool to help researchers comply with funder requirements for data sharing

Wednesday 17 June, 12:30 – 13:30, Mill Lane Lecture Room 5

The Open Data Team together with researchers from the Computer Lab at the University of Cambridge are organising a lunchtime presentation about OPUS – a tool designed to help researchers and research students keep track of their research data and comply with funder requirements for data sharing. The presentation is free and open and to everyone, but registration is required:

If you have any questions please contact

3. Open Data Blog

On Friday 15 May there was a meeting between the University of Cambridge and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) about the background and practical application of their open data policy. Here is a blog which summarises the discussion as well as links to other Open Data posts.