Author Archives: Robert Darby

Open Research Fund

Do you need funds to help you deliver an Open Research activity or project, or to support Open Research learning and development? The Open Research Fund provides small amounts of money up to £500 to researchers, members of staff connected … Continue reading

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University of Reading Open Research Award 2021

The University of Reading’s Open Research Award 2021 online celebration took place on the afternoon of Wednesday 9th June. Wellcome Trust Lecturer in English Literature Dr Alanna Skuse won the Award with an outstanding case study on the challenges and … Continue reading

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Electronic lab notebooks pilot study

This post is by Open Research Champion Cristiana Bercea As one of the leads for Open Research for the School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy, I would like to invite colleagues to participate in a pilot study on the use … Continue reading

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Open Research Award 9th June 2021

The University of Reading’s Open Research Award 2021 online celebration will take place at 13.00-15.30 on Wednesday 9th June. Four finalists (listed below) will present their Open Research case studies and the winner of the 2021 Award will be announced. … Continue reading

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Archiving confidential/identifiable research data for re-use: consultation

Do you collect research data that is difficult or impossible to anonymise, or that would lose significant value if identifiable/confidential information were removed? Would you use a secure solution for archiving these research data in such a way that they … Continue reading

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Open Research Award 2021

The University’s 2021 Open Research Award is now open for entries. The Open Research Award will recognise and reward researchers or research students who have used open practices to make their research more accessible, transparent or reproducible. Entry is open … Continue reading

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Open Research case studies and Open Research Handbook – out now!

We are delighted to announce the publication of six Open Research case studies from researchers at the University of Reading, and the launch of our new Open Research Handbook. Open Research case studies The case studies, from University researchers and … Continue reading

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The Open Research Award 2019

This year’s Open in Practice conference saw the finale of the University’s inaugural Open Research Award, with Dr Kathryn Francis (Philosophy) taking the prize by public vote against an impressive field of shortlisted candidates. The Open Research Award is a … Continue reading

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Online course: Open Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition

The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Action network is inviting applications for its online course on Open Data Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition. About the course This course aims to strengthen the capacity of data producers … Continue reading

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Archaeology in the Open: An Interview with Lisa Lodwick

We invited Lisa Lodwick from our Department of Archaeology to tell us about her work in Open Research. Hello, please introduce yourself Hi, I’m Dr Lisa Lodwick, a post-doctoral research assistant in the Department of Archaeology, SAGES (ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0473-2589). Tell … Continue reading

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