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Africa must keep its rich, valuable data safe from exploitation
Thu, 23 Nov 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
Thu, 16 Nov 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
Tue, 14 Nov 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
Thu, 09 Nov 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. 

What open data means for an institution
Thu, 02 Nov 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.

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Figshare workshop held at UCT
Mon, 24 Jul 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!)
Fri, 21 Jul 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
Tue, 30 May 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
Tue, 30 May 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
Thu, 20 Apr 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
Wed, 05 Apr 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
Thu, 02 Mar 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.