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Attention all researchers: MANTRA is being updated.
MANTRA is the free and open online research data management training course, provided by the University of Edinburgh and is currently being updated. The University of Stirling Research Committee recommends that all PhD students and early career researchers use MANTRA to become familiar with best data management practice The first updated module “Research data in […]
So you’ve just been told that you have to move your research data from Box to Research Drive – but what is it? The University provides safe and secure storage for researchers where you can keep all your data relating to your current research. We call this your Research Drive or X: drive. The research […]
How to navigate the shifting research impact landscape?
Kudos are offering a free 20 minute webinar on the 24 May at 10.30 am which will cover: Why is research impact becoming more important? How impact can be achieved How it is measured and what actions you can take The webinar will be led by the Kudos co-founder, Charlie Rapple, who has over 20 […]
Visit our new research support web pages
https://www.stir.ac.uk/about/faculties-and-services/information-services-and-library/current-students-and-staff/researchers/ We have overhauled our research support web pages so that they are much more streamlined and user friendly. Now you should be able to find information easily about writing and research, research data and the University archives and special collections. Writing and research includes information on: search techniques; keeping up to date; research […]
Research Bites: last two sessions of summer 2018
There is still time to sign up for the last two sessions of our 2018 Research Bites Programme On 29 August in the Postgraduate Study Zone between 12.30 and 1.30pm , on Level 3 of the Library, Kate Howie will be talking about “Presenting Statistical Analysis for Publication” . When conducting quantitative research researchers should be […]
Research Bite next Wednesday: Vitae RDF and Lynda.com
Due to low numbers this event has had to be CANCELLED Sign up here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Lynda22818 22 August 12.30 – 1.30 in Training Room 1, Level 4 of the Library. All staff and students at the University of Stirling have access to lynda.com, an online resource of training videos and tutorials for personal and professional development. Whether […]
I want to…..Create a Data Management Plan
Funders increasingly require researchers to submit data management plans with their funding applications. They also have policies on the management of research data which must be complied with. Research integrity relies on good data management so you really need to start thinking about managing your research data from the very start of your project, when […]
Come and play the Publishing Trap game
At next week’s Research Bites session we are playing the Publishing Trap game. The session is on Wednesday June 27th (12.30-1.30pm, PGR Zone – library). The game’s main aim is to help academics and researchers understand that scholarly communication is a balancing act between the need to get published and make impact and to get […]
Research Bites – summer 2018 programme
Research Bites is a programme of lunchtime briefings that occur over the summer to develop researchers professionally and personally. These sessions are organised by Information Services and RIS, but a number of academic/research staff also contribute. All the sessions take place on a Wednesday at 12.30 to 1.30. If you want please bring your lunch […]