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Open Scholarship & Research Data Management

Date - Tuesday, 5th December 2017 (10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

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Date & Time

Tuesday 5 December 2017, 10.00 – 15.00

INOX Dine, Level 5, University of Sheffield, Student’s Union Building, Durham Road, Sheffield S10 2TG

Lunch will not be provided at this event. Please feel free to bring your own lunch, or as we are in the Student’s Union Building, there are a number of places to pick something up.


Time Session
10.00 – 10.15 Registration and arrival coffee
10.15 – 10.25 Welcome and introductions
Dr Kate Reed, Director of Postgraduate Affairs – Taught, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield
10.25 – 10.45 Research Data Management – Personal Experience
Dr Anastasia Shesterinina, Lecturer in Politics/International Politics, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield
10.45 – 11.00 Open Access Scholarly Resources
Angela Davies, Head of Research Services and Scholarly Communication, Research Data Management Team – University of Sheffield Library
11.00 – 11.30 UK Data Service Perspectives:
Scott Summers, UK Data Service
11.30 – 12.00 Embracing Open Access Publishing:
Professor Alasdair Rae, Professorial Fellow
Urban Studies and Planning, University of Sheffield
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch (not provided, please bring your own)
13.00 – 15.00 Research Data Management Training Workshop
Jez Cope, Research Data Manager and Dr Jen Smith, Research Services Librarian, Research Data Management Team – University of Sheffield Library

Description of course
White Rose DTP Advanced Research Training – sessions on Open Scholarship, Open Access, Shared Access as well as an afternoon workshop on Research Data Management



Target audience & any previous experience required

White Rose DTP Social Science Doctoral Researchers, who have not attended this course before. We advise any MA Social Research students to attend in their first year of PhD study.

Specifically recommended for all new ESRC funded doctoral researchers

No of places available


Travel Information
Students are responsible for arranging travel to and from the All Cohort Pathway Training sessions.  You will be reimbursed for reasonable travel expenses upon presentation of original receipts/tickets (no photocopies or credit card receipts will be accepted) and completion of the relevant expense claim form/process via your Department/School. We cannot reimburse travel costs for students in their writing up/overtime year.

Enquiry contact details
Charlotte Hobson, WRDTP Administration, Training & Scholarships Officer, University of Sheffield