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.

CINECA Event for Italian Universities in Bologna

On Apr 10th the Italian Consortium CINECA will hold an event in Bologna where the new software solution for research information management developed by the organisation will be presented to universities from across the country. The new CRIS platform will inherit the best of the previous U-GOV Ricerca and SURplus and will offer improved opportunities for software platform harmonisation and interoperability.

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.