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What open data means for an institution
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:30

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.

Conference to address the SKA-driven big data challenge in Africa
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 09:30

The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) is organising a conference "SKA-Driven Big Data Challenge in Africa: Science, Innovation and Opportunity” to be held from 28 to 31 May 2018.

“Data to Dome” Public Showings
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 13:15

Professor Tom Jarrett of UCT and Associate Professor Michelle Cluver of the University of the Western Cape invite you on a tour of the universe!

eResearch Report 2016-2017 is available
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 09:00

UCT eResearch has launched this year's eResearch Report.

Africa must keep its rich, valuable data safe from exploitation
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 11:00

There’s a data revolution underway in Africa. The continent needs to respond by developing its capacity for data stewardship to prevent the exploitation of its data resources.

ZivaHub Seminar
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 08:45

Introducing ZivaHub: Open Data UCT. Attend the seminar to find out how to make your research data citable, shareable and compliant.

UCT Alumnus elected onto Research Data Alliance Technical Advisory Board
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 09:15

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.

Introducing ZivaHub: Open Data UCT
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:15

Following the official launch of ZivaHub on 24 October, 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. 

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Figshare workshop held at UCT
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 09:15

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.

Invitation: Electronic lab books and IP workshop, 27 July 2017 (Free!)
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:00

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

Open Science Webinar: Adding Value For Research Data Assets
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 15:30

LIBER’s Working Group on Scientific Information Infrastructures is collaborating with Helmholtz to run two editions of an Open Science Webinar in June. 

Measurement of development indicators: data quality workshop
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 14:00

Measurement of Development Indicators Data Quality Workshop, 6 & 7 July 2017