Developing researcher skills in research data management : a DataPool project report

Authors of this project have deposited a copy of the report in ePrints Soton, University of Southampton institutional repository, on Apr 22, 2013.

Description / Abstract

This report will look at the multi-level approach to developing researcher skills in research data management in the University of Southampton, developed as part of the training strand of the JISC DataPool project, and embedded into the University engagement with research data management. It will look at how
• the multi-level approach to research data management training provides opportunities for cross- and multi-disciplinary sharing events as well as bespoke subject specific sessions;
• co-delivery with active researchers and/or other professional support services benefits the presentation and relevance of the material to the researchers;
• focussing the event and matching content to the expected audience is key;
• using the Institutional Data Management Blueprint dual approach of bottom-up (researchers needs)/top-down (institutional policies and infrastructure) worked