iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download and subscribe to RDMRose - Research Data Management Case Studies by The University of Sheffield, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download

RDMRose - Research Data Management Case Studies

By The University of Sheffield

To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.

Description

Managing Research Data is a growing concern for universities. But we don’t know enough about how data is created, used and shared in different disciplines. This collection contains four case studies of research projects showing some of the ways researchers think about data and manage it. They are part of the RDMRose teaching materials, a Jisc-funded project that ran between 2012 and 2013. You can find a link to related learning materials on the videos. The first case study is in Civil and Structural Engineering; it involves an international project that brings together 30 research field sites in order to study the production and degradation of soil. The second case study is in Electronic and Electrical Engineering; it focuses on antenna design and optimisation in relation to mobile phone technologies. The last two case studies are about longitudinal research and re-using large datasets that have been collected over a long period of time: quantitative research in psychology, and qualitative research in sociology. Each case study consists of an interview with a researcher. In the interview the researcher describes their project, their research data management issues, how they resolved these issues, how they handled metadata, and what they think of open data. Each case study has a short introduction, followed by two extracts from the interview. A transcript is provided for each case study. The case studies can be used to help those who support research understand researchers’ needs better.