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4th Research Data Network - University of York - June 2017

4th Research Data Network workshop hosted by York University

Date and Venue

Venue: York University
The Ron Cooke Hub
Heslington,
York
YO10 5GE

Date: 27th and 28th June 2017

Registration

Registration is now open. Please see https://www.jisc.ac.uk/events/research-data-network-27-jun-2017 for more details

Agenda and Notes

Agenda:

Some sessions are still subject to change.

Time

Exhibition Room
(ground floor)

Lakehouse
(floor 2)

RCH/017
(ground floor)

Seminar room
(floor 1)

Day 1

27 June

10:30

Registration/Coffee

11:00

Lecture Theatre: Welcome and Introduction
(Rachel Bruce, Catherine Grout, Jisc and Katie Giles, York University)

11:10

Lecture Theatre: Keynote - Who will use the open data?
(Mark Humphries, Manchester University)

11:40

Comfort break

11:50

HESA data, describing research activity and #REF2021
(Dan Cook, Head of Data Policy & Development at HESA)

Archivematica for research data: from proof of concept to production
(Jenny Mitcham, University of York)

Introducing the European Open Science Cloud
(Matthew Dovey, Rachel Bruce, Jisc Juan Bicarregui, STFC)

Space available for further small discussion, demos and side meetings

12:35

Lunch

13:15

Lecture Theatre: Jisc Research Data Shared Service update
(Rachel Bruce, John Kaye, Jisc)

13:45

From Box to Hydra via Archivematica: turning proof-of-concept into reality
(Chris Awre, Hull University)

Research data solutions from SURF and DANS
(Ingrid Dillo, DANS and Ingeborg Verheul, SURF)

A discovery service for UK research data
(Chris Brown, Jisc)

What I wish I’d known at the start! Lessons learned the hard way when setting up RDM services
(Stephen Grace, LSBU, Sarah Jones, DCC, and tbc)

14:30

RDM service development using RISE
(Jonathan Rans, DCC and David Young, University of Northumbria)

The Jisc tiered storage service proposition
(Matthew Dovey, Jisc)

A post doc in the library?
(Alice Motes, University of Surrey)

What I wish I’d known at the start! Lessons learned the hard way when setting up RDM services - drop-in session
(Stephen Grace, LSBU, Sarah Jones, DCC, and tbc)

15:15

Comfort break

15:30

Lecture Theatre: Lightning talks
(please get in touch with christopher.brown@jisc.ac.uk)

16:10

Queen Bee: let's solve some problems!

17:00

Drinks reception

Day 2

28 June

9:30

Registration/Coffee

10:00

Lecture Theatre: Research data business case and costing process
(Paul Stokes, Jisc)

11:00

Comfort break

11:50

What about DMP?
(Sarah Jones, DCC and Rachel Bruce, Jisc)

Researcher engagement resources: a demonstration
(Rosie Higman, University of Cambridge/Manchester, Hardy Schwamm, Lancaster University)

Addressing the need for UK researchers to use and share sensitive data safely and securely
(Frances Burton, Jisc)

Space available for further small discussion, demos and side meetings

12:00

Lunch

13:00

Recognising data sharing
(David Kernohan, Jisc and Iain Hyrnaskiewicz, Springer Nature)

13:30

FAIR in Practice, a reality check - expert panel
(tbc)

Unlocking the value of data mining and machine learning for RDM
(Tom Parsons, Strategic KM)

RDSS pilots: Figshare implementation at Middlesex, ORCiD implementation at Lincoln
(tbc)

Space available for further small discussion, demos and side meetings

14:15

Comfort break

14:25

RDA UK
(Rachel Bruce, Chris Brown, Jisc)

14:50

Cambridge and Wellcome Open Research work
(University of Cambridge, Wellcome Trust)

15:30

Lecture Theatre: Closing remarks
(Catherine Grout)

Sessions:

27 June

Welcome from Rachel Bruce, Catherine Grout and local host Kate Giles, associate Dean for Research, York University
Lightning talks and Queen Bee

Who will use the open data?
Mark Humphries, Manchester University
The goal of open data sharing is a noble exercise, not least in providing access to data from experiments that have been paid for the taxpayer. But in basic science it is not clear who that data is for: who will use the open data? I will discuss the problems of a research culture that prioritises the generation of new data over the use of existing data, and propose a future where research teams can be built around the guaranteed availability of open data.

HESA data, describing research activity and #REF2021
Dan Cook, Head of Data Policy & Development at HESA
An update on the work Hesa is doing in relation to research data, especially in the context of the forthcoming REF.

Archivematica for research data: from proof of concept to production
Jenny Mitcham, York University
In the Jisc-funded Filling the Digital Preservation Gap project the Universities of York and Hull investigated the use of Archivematica for the preservation of research data. Work in the third and final phase of the project led to the creation of a proof of concept implementation of Archivematica, integrated with other systems for deposit and access to research data. Post project, work has continued at the University of York to move this proof of concept implementation into production. This presentation will describe some of the work we have been carrying out to get us there. We will share some observations from our ongoing testing of the implementation as well as challenges and lessons learnt.

From Box to Hydra via Archivematica: turning proof-of-concept into reality
Chris Awre, Hull University
The University of Hull took part in the Jisc Research Data Spring initiative in 2015-16, as part of the Filling the Digital Preservation Gap project led by the University of York. We are turning our proof-of-concept from the project into reality for two purposes: the original research data preservation use case and also the preservation of digital artefacts from the City of Culture – creating a data resource to support research as much as preserve a record of the year. Whilst both York and Hull are working with Hydra and Archivematica, Hull additionally explored Box as the original source of content that needed to be processed for preservation, and this presentation will consider the value of this approach for both use cases.

RDM service development using RISE
Jonathan Rans, DCC, & David Young, University of Northumbria
The process of designing holistic RDM support services benefits from the input of a variety of disparate sources and can easily become mired in excessive detail. To address these issues the DCC has developed the Research Infrastructure Self-Evaluation framework (RISE), a tool designed to facilitate collaborative RDM service development. Jonathan Rans (DCC) will introduce the aims, design and current applications of the framework before David Young (UoN) presents the University of Northumbria’s experience applying RISE to inform repository platform selection.’

Research data solutions from SURF and DANS
Ingrid Dillo, DANS, Ingeborg Verheul, SURF

A post doc in the library?
Alice Motes, University of Surrey
The US based Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) takes recent PhD graduates and places them in post-doctoral fellowships hosted by academic libraries and cultural institutions. Host institutions define projects or needs in the areas of research data management and digital humanities for the fellows to work on. This session will cover how the CLIR postdoctoral program functions, some examples of what their post docs get up to during their fellowships, and how this connects to some of the UK’s RDM activities of bringing researcher’s perspectives into RDM service development, such as Cambridge’s data champions.

Introducing the European Open Science Cloud
Matthew Dovey, Rachel Bruce, Jisc, and Juan Bicarregui, STFC
Introducing the European Open Science Cloud. What could be UK Research? Joint presentation and discussion.

Tiered storage
Matthew Dovey, Jisc

Update on the Jisc research data shared service
Rachel Bruce, John Kaye, Jisc

A discovery service for UK research data
Chris Brown, Jisc
A demonstration of the UK research data discovery service, which is providing an aggregation of research data from universities and national subject based data centres, so that UK research data can be discovered. Prior to the demo there will be a short presentation on the work of the latest phase of the project to incorporate metadata from other UK HEIs and produce a functional service that satisfies the needs of our users.

28 June

Research data shared service: pilot experiences
Bev Jones, Lincoln University, Vimal Shah, Middlesex University

Unlocking the value of data mining and machine learning for RDM
Tom Parsons, Strategic KM
This workshop session considers how technology can be used to find valuable documents, experts and data across an organisation. Participants will learn about text and data mining, discuss how it can be applied to RDM and explore the future of machine learning. The interactive session will include activities and a practical demonstration of a text mining system being deployed within the UK Government.

What about DMPs?
Sarah Jones, DCC & Rachel Bruce, Jisc

Cambridge and Wellcome Open Research work
Marta Teperek, University of Cambridge

FAIR in practice expert panel
Speakers tbd
FAIR principles have become widely cited as an aspiration for research, and many policy documents quote FAIR practice as a requirement for research to be transparent, to ensure integrity, and enable maximum re-use. In this session experts will shine more light on the adoption of FAIR principles in research practice. What’s FAIR all about? Where and how are the FAIR principles used? What does it bring and at what cost? Experts will share and exchange experience from actual practice, address discipline-specific aspects and comment on preliminary findings of a Jisc study on FAIR, starting in May.

Recognising data sharing
David Kernohan, Jisc, Iain Hyrnaskiewicz, Springer
This session will examine the way publishers, funders and others are working via policymaking and workflow development to support Data Citation. It will cover the work of the Data Citation Implementation Project, the RDA Standardising Data Policies IG, and developments at Springer Nature.

Research data business case and costing process
Paul Stokes, Jisc

Addressing the need for UK researchers to use and share sensitive data safely and securely
Frances Burton, Jisc
Working with lead universities involved in research Jisc has developed a secure infrastructure for the sharing of sensitive data securely and safely. The service provides encrypted tunnels over any existing network, including Janet or the Internet and keeps the different overlay networks separate so that we can provide different levels of protection to match different customers’ requirements. This fully managed service provides a high assurance network built to CESG standards.

The latest on RDA UK
Chris Brown, Jisc

Researcher engagement resources: a demonstration
Rosie Higman, University of Cambridge/Manchester, Hardy Schwamm, Lancaster University
Persuadingresearchers of the benefits and importance of RDM can be a tricky task and different approaches work better with some groups than with others. In this practical session we will look at the resources created by the Data Championsat the University of Cambridge andat the Data Conversations events atLancaster University.The resources from the Data Champions have been created by researchers or support staff who are embedded in departments, and so have been tailored to meet local needs. The Data Conversations are mainly lightning talks by researchers to facilitate interdisciplinary exchange about use of research data. They are summarised in blog posts and communicated via social media. There will be an opportunity to look at the resources, discuss the pros and cons, and how these might be adapted for other settings.

Demos

  • IRuS 4 Data
  • BRISSKIt is interested to demo
  • Data2Paper
  • DataVault
  • Clipper
  • Arkivum & Archievematica
  • DMA online
  • Haplo
  • Zegami
  • Using Rosetta to Manage Research Data in a Changing Universe (Adi Alter, Universities nowadays are required to manage the entire life-cycle of research-related institutional data outputs - from creation to dissemination - in a way that ensures compliance with policies, best practices and regulations. However these demands differ within institutions and between departments, disciplines and even individual researchers. In this session we will discuss the challenges of managing and curating research data and identify the essential requirements of an holistic data management solution. We will also show how Ex Libris’ innovative, open and extendable data management solution, Rosetta, addresses these challenges, embraces the diversity of requirements and positions data managers to face future demands with confidence.)

Posters

•Deliveries will be accepted from Friday 23- Monday 26 June. Please clearly label these with the event name, Jisc and with your name on for collection and send to the address below.
•Your posters will be affixed to poster boards on Tuesday morning to be and on display in the Atrium area from lunch time onwards.

Jisc Research Data Network Event
KX51882 - 27th & 28th June
York Conferences
Ron Cooke Hub
Deramore Lane
University of York
YO10 5GE

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Slides

Will be posted after the event.

More details: accomodation & travel

ACCOMMODATION:
We suggest staying in a York city centre location during the event.
For further information regarding recommended Hotels in York, please see the York Visitor Information website
Accommodation is also available onsite at the University (a 15 minute walk from the Ron Cooke Hub Conference Centre).
For more information and to book directly, please visit the York Conference website.

TRAVEL:
The Ron Cooke Hub is in the Heslington East area of the University of York campus, and a 15 minute journey from the City Centre. The Hub is easily accessible by public transport (a taxi pick-up point and the bus stop are both located next to the building).

Rail Station Transfers:
We are providing transfers from York Rail Station to the Ron Cooke Hub Conference Centre at 10:00 on Tuesday 27 June.

Following the close of the event we are also providing a transfer from the Ron Cooke Hub back to York Rail Station at 15:40 on Wednesday 28 June.

Transfers are available to all those who have requested a transfer place during registration. Spaces are limited and available on a first come first served basis.
If you would like to reserve a space or wish to cancel your arrangement, please email alexandra.mossop@jisc.ac.uk

No. 66 Bus:
The 66 Bus (every 15-20 mins) serves the route between York City Centre & the Ron Cooke Hub, stopping at the below city centre bus stops:
Victoria Bar
York Rail Station
Rougier Street
Micklegate
Merchantgate
St Denys' Road
Dixon Lane
The Barbican
Ron Cooke Hub
The bus journey will take around 15 minutes between the City Centre to the Ron Cooke Hub.

Taxi:
Should you wish to arrange a taxi please call Streamline directly on 01904 656565.

Car:
If you are travelling by car you can find all details and directions here
For SatNavs please use postcode YO19 5LA and follow signs to park in the Field Lane Car Park or Kimberlow Lane Car Park which are close to the Ron Cooke Hub.

Hotels around York City Centre:
Hilton York
Travelodge York
Novotel York
Middletons Hotel
Hotel Indigo York
Best Western Monkbar Hotel
Hotel du Vin & Bistro
Premier Inn York City Centre
Ramada Hotel Encore
The Queens Hotel
The Grand Hotel & Spa York
The Principal York
Minster Hotel York

4th Research Data Network - University of York - June 2017

4th Research Data Network workshop hosted by York University