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Invitation to a series of free webinars on "Incentives for sharing research data"
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 10:30

Although many researchers are already sharing their raw data and data sets, there are researchers who still question why they should share their data, and what benefits are in it for them.

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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

Apply now! CODATA International Training Workshop in Open Data for Better Science
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 15:15

Apply now! In collaboration with CODATA China, CODATA is running an International Training Workshop Open Data for Better Science.  Deadline to apply: 25 April 2017

Scientific Visualization: From Archaeology to Astronomy
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14:15

Register now: "Scientific Visualization: From Archaeology to Astronomy" takes place on 20 June 2017 in Rotterdam.

UCT is the first South African university to benefit from SAFIRE’s eduGAIN membership
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 15:45

UCT has recently signed the Participation Agreement and joined SAFIRE, the South African Identity Federation. Furthermore, UCT has completed technical integration as an identity provider and thus becomes the first South African university to be able to benefit from SAFIRE’s membership of eduGAIN.

Sci-GaIA Final Event
Sci-GaIA Final Event
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 13:00

The “User Forum & Final Event” of the EU-funded Sci-GaIA project will be held on March, 23-24, 2017 at the CSIR International Convention Centre (CICC), Pretoria, South Africa. The event will be hosted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), a member of the Sci-GaIA consortium.

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Visit and workshops: Dr. Teng-Leong Chew, Director: HHMI Advanced Imaging Centre
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 15:45

Dr. Teng-Leong Chew, Director of the Advanced Imaging Center (AIC) at the Janelia Farm Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), will be visiting the IDM/UCT during the week 13th-17th March.

RDM Workshop: Defining support roles and responsibilities at UCT
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 08:15

The Research Office recently hosted a workshop to define the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders engaged in the support of research data management at UCT. 

Sign-up now: Understanding Complex Social Survey Data
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 11:15

This course is aimed at postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.), researchers, and officials in state agencies wanting to analyse social surveys using Stata.