Author Archives: Gareth Knight

About Gareth Knight

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

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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Workshop: Enhancing data capture in health research using digital technology

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will be holding a half-day workshop on new and evolving practices for data capture in health research on the afternoon of November 20th, 2015. The session will bring together researchers from a range … Continue reading

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Research Data Services: Where are we now and what’s next?

The Research Data Service has become a familiar unit within the academic landscape, evolving from embryonic short-term project into a core part of the institution infrastructure. Following the EPSRC May 2015 deadline, many Research Data Services are in a position … Continue reading

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Making use of RDM support requests to inform planning activities

I’ve written previously about the support requests that LSHTM’s RDM Service receives each year. In my first post on this topic I wrote about the decisions that need to be made on defining the boundaries of a support request, while … Continue reading

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RDM Support Service – Project Reports

Two project documents have been uploaded to the website: Stage Plan: Jan – Jun 2015: The Stage Plan describes work to be performed by the RDM Support Service during the next six months. End Stage Report: July – Dec 2014: … Continue reading

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Shareable by Design: LSHTM workshop on sharing of heath data

The need to make data available in compliance with funder and journal requirements is a daunting task for many health researchers, but one that must be considered when performing research. On November 12th 2014, the London School held a workshop … Continue reading

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Enhancing discoverability of public health & epidemiology research data workshop

Public health research is dependent upon the availability of good quality datasets. However, locating this data remains a challenge. On July 30th 2014, the London School held a workshop to explore how research data can be made easier to identify, … Continue reading

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