Event 2 – Registration and draft agenda

Registration is now open for the second UoE Open Knowledge Network event which will take place on Friday 28th April in Argyle House, University of Edinburgh. The event will feature a morning of talks and discussions with colleagues across the institution followed by hands on workshops and demonstrations in the afternoon. Programme 09.30 – 10.00 Coffee and networking 10.00 – 12.30 Presentations and discussions 12.30 – 13.30 Lunch 13.30 – 14.45 DataShare Workshop 15.00 – 16.30 Histropedia and Wiki Data workshop…

Read More Read More

Read more

Incentivising Open Research

In addition to a keynote and lightning talks, the recent UoE Open Knowledge Network event hosted a series of parallel discussion sessions focused on open educational resources, the interface between unrestricted and open data and incentivising the sharing of research data.  This latter session, led by Pauline Ward of the Data Library, identified a number of key points to address and potential actions to take forward. Key Points Greater sharing of research data can happen through: Financial incentives. Culture shift to…

Read More Read More

Read more

Sharing Practice – Free For All

The first University of Edinburgh Open Knowledge Network event took place at the Informatics Forum on Tuesday 31st January.  The aim of the event was to enable colleagues to share practice and to highlight some of the diverse range open knowledge activities going on around the University.  Open Knowledge is about creating an inclusive, international community and sharing knowledge both within and outwith the bounds of the institution. A storify of tweets and pictures from the event is available here:…

Read More Read More

Read more
1 2