Author Archives: Rebecca Perchard

UKRISS Glasgow Workshop

Following the success of our London workshop earlier this month, we held our second end-of-project workshop last week at the University of Glasgow Library. The event was well-attended and we received lots of interesting feedback in the discussion session. The … Continue reading

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UKRISS London Workshop

On Friday 1st November we held a project workshop at the British Library where we presented what we have learned and developed over the course of the project and engaged in some interesting (and lively!) discussion on the research information … Continue reading

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UKRISS at Reconnect13

The UKRISS project is preparing for the presentation of its phase 2 results in a final workshop to be held at the British Library on November 1st, 2013. It was therefore an excellent and timely opportunity to present the current … Continue reading

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Demonstrating UKRISS Solutions in Institutions

Common problems Following a recent blog posting explaining the potential benefits of UKRISS for Institutions, we would like to expand on this and provide a little more detail on how this may be achieved. The 3 UKRISS partner Institutions of … Continue reading

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UKRISS: making the case from the institutional perspective

Dr Rosa Scoble, Acting Director (Planning), Brunel University Monique Ritchie, Research Librarian and Copyright Officer, Brunel University Earlier UKRISS posts have talked about the technical and theoretical work involved in developing and validating models which pull together data fields and … Continue reading

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UKRISS Workshop Event: 1st November 2013

The UKRISS project team would like to invite you to our workshop event on the 1st of November 2013. The workshop will take place at the British Library and will provide an introduction to the project and the advantages it … Continue reading

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An Academic Catalogue

An openly licensed collection of metadata about all of humanity’s scholarship would be extremely useful to UK and international Higher Education. Libraries, developers and even researchers and authors would be able to find the data they need in seconds. The … Continue reading

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UKRISS Model Validation

The UKRISS project is working on representing information about research projects and their outcomes in CERIF, an industry standard in the description of educational activities and assets. The output of this work is a proposal for a harmonised reporting model … Continue reading

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Phase 2 Technical Work

At the review held after the first phase of UKRISS, it was agreed with Jisc the focus of phase 2 would be on modelling to support the reporting of research outcomes. The main objectives are to identify opportunities for harmonisation across the data collected … Continue reading

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