Author Archives: Gareth Knight

About Gareth Knight

Research Data Manager at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Gain new insight into your health research using text mining

An abundance of scholarly resources are available to the researcher, easily discoverable through use of a few search terms. However, this opulence comes at a price: there is too much literature for a researcher to find and read themselves. Text … Continue reading

UK Data Service webinars

The UK Data Service will be organising a series of introductory webinars relevant to LSHTM staff and students during the next few months. All webinars are free and run from 15.00—16.00 GMT.

Starting a research grant at LSHTM – Things you should know for the first year

The Library & Archives Service will be holding a training event for staff wishing to better understand LSHTM processes for setting up a research grant and how they can deal with project management issues. This event will be held on … Continue reading

Bloomsbury Data Week: 16-20 January 2017

The LSHTM Research Data Management Service are organising a series of events with our counterparts at SOAS and Birkbeck to celebrate research data in its various forms. Join us during 16-20th January 2017 for the following events.

Applying Data Collection Tools in Research – 17th January

Location: Manson theatre, LSHTM building, Keppel Street Date: 17th January, 12.30-2pm The LSHTM Research Data Management Service will be hosting a lunchtime seminar on January 17th to discuss the use of mobile devices to perform data collection in the field. … Continue reading

Publishing data to accompany your journal articles

A new blog post on publishing data to accompany your journal articles has been published on the LSHTM Library blog.

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Publishing data to accompany your journal articles

Data sharing can help you to increase the impact of your research. Studies by Piwowar, Day and Fridsma (2007) and Piwowar and Vision (2013) have found that journal articles with accompanying data receive more citations in comparison to those with … Continue reading

Research Data Drop-in Clinic

Date: Monday 23 May 2016 Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venue: Student Common Room (Outside), LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Are you struggling with your research data? The School will be hosting a research data drop-in clinic … Continue reading

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A year in the life of an RDM Service: Dissemination activities in 2015

For my second blog post on RDM activities, I’ll outline the training sessions, workshops and other outputs produced in 2015. 

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A year in the life of an RDM Service: How we helped LSHTM researchers in 2015

2015 was a busy year for the RDM Service, with the conclusion of the Wellcome Trust project and the launch of the LSHTM research data repository. For this blog post, I will  reflect upon the changing nature of support request … Continue reading

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