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Open Access and Repositories [Event Ref. No. TG3/REPO]


12:45 pm - 5:00 pm


Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ

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This event will explore the role of the data librarian and their role in the research process, the move towards Open Research and Open Data, and the emergence of ORCiD for researchers and the ways in which the library can support its adoption.


12.55-1330 – Registration, lunch and networking

1330-1340 – Introduction and Welcome

1340-1425 – Reaching researchers: embedding data management support

Rosie Higman, Research Data Facility, University of Cambridge

1425-1510 – ‘Let a Thousand ORCIDs Bloom’: ORCID iDs and the ORCID Project at Imperial College London

Sarah Stewart, Research Data Support Assistant, Imperial College London

1510-1530 – Refreshments

1530-1615 – Towards open research: Perceptions and practices among Wellcome-funded researchers

Gareth Knight, Research Data Manager, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 

1615-1700 – Open Data Kit @ LSHTM: Secure electronic data collection services for health researchers

Chrissy Roberts, Associate Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 

1700 – Close


Clore Creative Studio, The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AZ


£80 for members and £120 for other institutions.*

*Those booking for both Engaging and Supporting Researchers & Open Access and Repositories will receive a 20 per cent discount on the cost of both events. Please note this in your booking form.

Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

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