Category Archives: Background Research

Background Research related content (first tier of project activities)

CERIF elements and vocabularies landscape survey

Landscape survey spreadsheet Brief notes   As part of WP4, particularly in preparation for its core component of CERIF mapping, it was decided to conduct a ‘landscape’ survey of existing practices and technologies. Specifically, this study examines the current element sets … Continue reading

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UKRISS Phase 2: Data Gathering

Over the last few weeks, the project team have been working on requirements and data gathering for Phase 2. At KCL, the team has been working on gathering information about the reporting information collected by the RCUK systems ROS (Research … Continue reading

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Appendices to the UKRISS Feasibility Study

As part of the first phase of this project, we published a feasibility and scoping study with the aim of presenting an overview of the research reporting landscape, and defining the options for phase 2. The background research for the … Continue reading

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Technology Review

As a more detailed part of the landscape review we took some of the most prevalent and likely relevant technology in the research information sector and carried out a more detailed study on it. As part of this process, we … Continue reading

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The Czech National CRIS

This post is the author’s understanding of a talk given at the CRIS 2012 conference by Jan Dvorak. The Czech national CRIS provides an interesting example of a very widely used and successful research information system that provides useful experiences … Continue reading

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Landscape Report

The project, in phase one, has to determine the feasibility of a national research information reporting service including scope and technical design. Activities in this area have grown substantially in the past period at a national, international or trans-national level. … Continue reading

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