Archive | August, 2012

The benefits of Open Access

Astrid Wissenburg, Deputy Chair of RCUK Impact Group and RCUK representative on the Finch Group, and Mark Thorley, Chair of the RCUK Research Outputs Network, explain why open access is so high up the agenda for Research Councils. Just over a month ago Research Councils UK launched a new Open Access policy. One of the […]

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JISC and Research Councils UK work to reduce reporting burden on universities

Matt Jukes, MRC Digital Communication Manager – JISC have just published a blogpost outlining joint activity between them and us here at the Research Councils that is of particular interest to anyone following the Gateway to Research project. Rather than reproduce it here I recommend you check it out over on the JISC blog. There […]

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The GTR technical approach

Paul Chitson, BBSRC Head of Information Services – The GtR technical team have started the process of pulling together data from various Research Council funded projects and building a technology platform through which to make it available to a wide variety of audiences. The project is being managed and delivered within an Agile framework, perhaps […]

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