How and why you should manage your research data – JISC


A helpful guide explaining why good research data management is good practice in research

research_data_management_188There is lots of help here at RGU to help you manage your data – contact Jane Williams You may need help with managing data for your PhD,  a prospective research proposal, your current work, or a whole load of data gathered throughout your career.  Additional data storage space is available.



To be eligible for submission to the post-2014 REF …


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Given that we are in March, the vernal equinox is past and British Summer Time commences this weekend when the clocks go forward, here’s a timely reminder that to be eligible for submission to the post-2014 REF, authors’ final peer-reviewed manuscripts of journals and conference papers accepted after 1 April 2016 must have been deposited in an institutional or subject repository as soon as possible after acceptance for publication.

If your paper is being published forward your acceptance email to as soon as you receive it.

See HEFCE Policy for open access in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework for more information.