Don't miss ZivaHub seminar on Wednesday 22 November 2017
UCT and the IDM invites you to attend a seminar on Wednesday, 13h00 - 14h00 at the Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre
Introducing ZivaHub: Open Data UCT
UCT Libraries is the first academic library in the country to have a fully functioning open-access institutional data repository (IDR) available to its research community.
Knowledge exchange symposium
This joint symposium, held on 11 July 2017, was run by UCT eResearch, in partnership with DataFirst and UK Data Service to discuss the requirements for scaling up data infrastructure for data‑intensive research
eResearch Africa 2017
Launch of data visualisation wall at UCT will support researcher engagement
“Visual technology is transforming the way research is conducted by magnifying data that was previously invisible, and enabling researchers to interrogate these extremely big datasets in real-time,”
UCT eResearch as a broker
UCT eResearch works as a broker: connecting researchers to the right ICT solutions. Our goal is to build partnerships to connect research


Tuesday, 21 November 2017
What open data means for an institution

Amidst a growing number of mandates for data sharing and reuse, South African universities are scrambling to provide services to the research community to facilitate compliance with the complex data management requirements of numerous international funding agencies.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:30
UCT Alumnus elected onto Research Data Alliance Technical Advisory Board

UCT alumnus, Dr Jane Wyngaard was one of five new members elected to serve on the Research Data Alliance’s (RDA) Technical Advisory Board at the organisation’s tenth plenary in Montreal, Canada.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 09:15
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Figshare workshop held at UCT

A workshop was held at UCT to discuss the role of the web-based platform, Figshare, in the proposed national approach to research data management.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 09:15
Invitation: Electronic lab books and IP workshop, 27 July 2017 (Free!)

The eResearch Centre conducted a survey to determine which eLab Notebooks were being used across campus and assessed experiences, functionality and cost.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:00