Practical data publishing and discovery for the social sciences Event as iCalendar

(School of Social Sciences)

18 August 2016

4 - 5pm

Venue: Room 107, Fale Pasifika Complex (273-107)

Contact info: Martin von Randow

Contact email:

Website: COMPASS

Cameron McLean and Matthew Moore, University of Auckland

This seminar will cover how the University of Auckland’s institutional figshare pilot service can be used to disseminate, distribute, and discover research data. Further discussion will centre around best practice for documenting datasets in order to maximise their potential impact.​ Cameron McLean and Matthew Moore are Research IT Specialists at the Centre for eResearch, the University of Auckland.

Cam’s background is in Molecular Biology and Computer Science. With a strong focus on researcher enablement, his current work revolves around digital scholarship and helping researchers utilise digital tools in a manner that links with the core values of research and scientific enquiry.

Matt’s background is in Psychology, Marketing, and Software Engineering. He currently works on the researcher-focused aspects of the University’s pilot data management systems, with a view towards enabling open, reproducible research, and efficiently leveraging existing data.


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