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Activities at the Knowledge Exchange – Partners to improve services in Open Research

What is the Knowledge Exchange? The Knowledge Exchange brings together six organisations that are representative of research activity in their countries. Their aim is to examine common problems in supporting research and developing infrastructure and services to enable the use of digital technologies, to share solutions, to seek perspectives on emerging issues that will have […]

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Community CORE FAIR General news Open research

Opening doors to international collaboration and research

At Jisc we’ve been committed to open research practices for years. Recent events have highlighted again exactly why all this matters. The ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis demonstrates our global connectedness and we’ve all seen that opening up research into the virus has enabled a global research and development effort to develop vaccines and treatments. […]

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FAIR General news

FAIR enough?

FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable. We all think FAIR is a “good thing” don’t we (given the likely audience for this blog that is [almost] a given). Who could be against something that, once stated, is so blindingly obvious? If it’s not findable, and usable then why are we spending time, money and resources keeping […]