Tag Archives: Data Sharing

Towards Open Research: a new report from the Wellcome Trust

October this year saw publication of Towards Open Research: Practices, experiences, barriers and opportunities, a study investigating researcher’s attitudes and behaviours in respect of open research, commissioned by the Wellcome Trust, and based on surveys of researchers and focus groups … Continue reading

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Open in Action: Open Access Week 2016

This guest post has been contributed by Caroline Knowles, Head of Research Communications and Engagement at University of Reading. This week (beginning 24 October) is International Open Access Week. ‘So what?’ you might ask. The messages we have received recently … Continue reading

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Is your spreadsheet program altering your data?

The move to providing the underlying data behind research articles has been a major step towards promoting reproducibility, transparency and data re-use. However, analyses of the quality and annotation of published data sets can sometimes reveal significant and widespread problems. Excel … Continue reading

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