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UKRISS Journal Paper published

A journal paper “Feasibility Study Into the Reporting of Research Information at a National Level Within the UK Higher Education Sector” has been published in the journal New Review of Information Networking. The paper is available as Gold OA and … 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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Business case for harmonisation of research information reporting

UKRISS Phase 2 has been focussing developing models which will support the reporting of research outcomes.  The intention is to enable a harmonised approach to collection and exchange of research information across higher education in the UK through the development of … 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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UKRISS interactions with HEDIIP and CERIF in Action

UKRISS recently contributed to the draft HEDIIP report “Creating and Managing a Data Model”, which investigated the feasibility of defining a data model which maps, across the HE lifecycle, the main entities, their relationships and their use in the various … Continue reading

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Landscape survey

We have now completed a survey of current use of CERIF in a number of projects and products. Those we examined were:- RIOXX Gateway to Research CASRAI Pure CERIF for Datasets IRIOS Of these, four Pure, Gateway to Research, CERIF … Continue reading

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Regulatory Partnership Group spring conference

The Regulatory Partnership Group (RPG) was asked by the Government in June 2012 to develop a new operating framework for higher education in England to take account of the new funding arrangements introduced in September 2012.  A vision was set out in the … Continue reading

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UK Research Information Shared Service (UKRISS) Project

UK Research Information Shared Service (UKRISS) Project UKRISS is conducting a feasibility and scoping study for the reporting of research information at a national level based on CERIF, with the objective of increasing efficiency, productivity and quality across the sector. … Continue reading

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