New interdisciplinary research community to improve research practice

Posted by j.laird on 17 November 2020 - 9:30am

Jisc logoJisc is launching a new digital research community which will explore how technology and innovation can help improve current research practices.  

The new support for leading research will have global impact by cutting across disciplines, mission groups and geography. It is a direct result of Jisc’s new research strategy which aims to increase wider engagement with research and alignment with the needs of the sector. 

Researchers, research leaders, research managers and other professionals in the field, such as developers, software engineers, library and IT staff can all join the community. 

Victoria Moody, Jisc’s research strategy lead says: 

We are excited to launch this digital research community group which will support the sector to respond to new policies that affect research such as the recentUK Government’s Research and Development Roadmap,National Data Strategy,UKRI’s Corporate Planand the announcement ofa new research funding agency.The community will provide a safe space for professionals active within the research process to assess technology solutions that can enhance research excellence and efficiency, as well as the culture, skills and processes to achieve these objectives.

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