page title icon Ilifu RDM Users’ Engagement Workshop Announcement

Dear ilifu/IDIA Researchers,

The ilifu Research Data Management and Open Science Working Group will be hosting an ilifu RDM Users’ Engagement Workshop on 29 March, 2019. The purpose of the workshop is to engage with users of the ilifu infrastructure to identify if current research practices aligns with the newly developed ilifu Research Data Management policy.

The workshop further aims to:

  • Give researchers the opportunity to raise any issues on Research Data Management and Open Science to further improve the policy.
  • Have focus group discussions with other researchers in your field on research data management requirements.
  • Hold a demonstration on how to deposit and share data on the ilifu data sharing repository (Figshare)
  • Engage on how best to implement the RDM policies and guidelines

You are hereby strongly encouraged to participate at the ilifu RDM Users’ Engagement Workshop. Please see attached invitation. If you are unable to attend, kindly consider having a representative on your behalf.

RSVP: Kindly RVSP (including any dietary requirements) Charlene May (mayc@cput.ac.za ) by no later than 18 March 2019. For any queries, please contact Dr. Alecia Naidu (alecia.naidu@uct.ac.za ).