GrandIR Ltd at JGIC'2014 in Barcelona
GrandIR Ltd will be taking part in the 3rd Workshop on Research Information Management (JGIC'2014) to be held in Barcelona next Apr 24-25. Pablo de Castro, Head of Research Information Systems at GrandIR Ltd and euroCRIS Board member will deliver a talk on the CERIF research information standard at the round table "System Interoperability and the Role of Global Identification Standards" lead by Anna Zúñiga from the Open University of Catalunya (UOC). The event programme will cover aspects of research information management such as bibliometrics, research data management or altmetrics.
Jisc-ARMA ORCID Pilot Project
A Jisc-funded pilot project for institutional ORCID adoption by UK HEIs has just been announced. The initiative, to be driven by the Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA), calls for proposals for ORCID implementation from up to 8 UK HEIs. The resulting 9-month institutional projects will start May 1st and are expected to build upon the Sloan Foundation-funded initiatives in the US to ensure effective and innovative strategies for ORCID adoption are implemented at UK HEIs.
ORCID Outreach Meeting in Chicago
The event programme has just been released for the forthcoming ORCID Outreach Meeting to be held May 21-22 at the University of Illinois in Chicago. The meeting will be devoted to the ongoing initiatives for ORCID integration at universities, research institutions and other stakeholders, with an emphasis on the results of the projects funded by the Sloan Foundation in the US. An ORCID Codefest will also take place within the event.