Open Data: what it means for future research

29 November 2011, 12:00 - 14:00

CARET, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge

A Cambridge Digital Humanities Network and DSpace@Cambridge seminar about how to go about sharing data and what are the benefits and risks. The seminar will include brief presentations, followed by discussion. Light lunch provided so please register in advance. 

Abstract

Due to technical innovation sharing data is becoming increasingly common. This seminar will bring together researchers and experts in the field for lively discussion on emerging issues in research practice including questions like 'how to go about sharing data and what are the benefits and risks?'.

Confirmed Speakers

Professor Jane Elliott (Director of the Centre for Longitudinal Studies)

Dr Max Satchell (Geography, University of Cambridge)
Mapping Historical data for Britain: Open GIS


The lecture is free to attend and open to all, but registration is required.  Please click on the link at the right hand side of the page to register your place. For further information about the event please email Anne Alexander.