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Researcher Access Service open for use

Research Data Scotland (RDS) has unveiled a new service to help speed up and simplify access to public sector data for researchers and data users.

Research Data Scotland

26 Apr 2024

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RDS publishes latest business plan

The new business plan covers the period of 2024 to 2025 and outlines Research Data Scotland’s priorities towards achieving its long-term vision and strategy.

Research Data Scotland

08 Apr 2024

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New RDS Highlights and Impact report published

We’re excited to share our first ever Highlights and Impact report, reflecting on the progress and connections we’ve made since we were established as a charity in 2021, all the way through to our latest projects.

Research Data Scotland

28 Mar 2024

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Watch: Public Engagement Fund showcase

In 2023, Research Data Scotland (RDS) awarded over £56,000 to promote public engagement and involvement in data research in Scotland. In a recent showcase, the projects reflected on their work to date.

Research Data Scotland

11 Mar 2024

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Dr Janet Egdell joins RDS as Advisor to the Board

Dr Janet Egdell, Interim Chief Executive of National Records of Scotland (NRS), joins the Research Data Scotland (RDS) Board as an Advisor, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise from the Scottish public sector.

Research Data Scotland

07 Mar 2024

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RDS formalises collaboration with partner organisations

Research Data Scotland (RDS) has signed Memorandums of Understanding with two partner organisations, formalising existing collaborations and outlining how they will work together in the future.

Research Data Scotland

05 Feb 2024

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Watch: Accelerator Awards Q&A

On Tuesday 30 January, Rosie Seaman, Data Sourcing Manager for Research Data Scotland, hosted an online Q&A to share more information about the Accelerator Awards. The deadline to apply for the awards is Tuesday 20 February.

Research Data Scotland

02 Feb 2024