The Data Science Journal is a peer-reviewed, open access, electronic journal dedicated to the advancement of data science and its application in policies, practices and management of Open Data. DSJ is seeking papers for a special issue devoted to “Advances in Data Modeling and Knowledge Representation for Research Data”. Deadline for submissions is 31st March 2016.
UCT Libraries has been invited to join the Network of Data and Information Curation Communities (NeDICC).
Director of Oxford e-Research Centre, David De Roure recently visited the University of Cape Town as part of a move towards greater collaboration between UCT eResearch and the University of Oxford. After the visit De Roure said he is "hugely impressed" by what is happening in the eResearch space at UCT.
The acquisition of a mass spectrometer by the Blackburn Lab, part of integrated biomedical sciences at UCT, was a game changer for researchers in terms of data analysis and storage. To help researchers deal with these challenges UCT eResearch provided access to Windows virtual machines to ensure adequate compute and storage.