R & D project

Research data shared service

Advancing research data management through collaboration


This project was archived on 1 March 2019

This project resulted in the open research hub - a single interoperable system for managing, preserving and sharing institutional digital research data.

  • 2 years and 11 months

    Ended 1 Dec 2018

  • Budget:

    Over £1m

  • Expected outcome:

    New service

Open access
Research and research data
Library research
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Our project partners

Cardiff University
Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training
Imperial College London
Lancaster University
Middlesex University
Plymouth University
Research Consulting
Royal College of Music
St George's Hospital Medical School
University of Cambridge
University of Lincoln
University of St Andrews
University of Surrey
University of York

Meet the project team

Andy McGregor
Andy McGregor

Director of edtech, Jisc

Catherine Grout
Catherine Grout

Head of change – service development, Jisc

John Kaye
John Kaye

Head of change, research, Jisc

Paul Stokes
Paul Stokes

Senior co-design manager, Jisc

Tamsin Burland
Tamsin Burland

Senior co-design manager, Jisc

Nick Lonergan

Nick Lonergan

Consultant, Jisc

Sabeena Sheikh

Sabeena Sheikh

Graduate student, Jisc

James Wood

James Wood

Project manager, Jisc

Project timeline

This project ran until winter 2018

Getting Lost In Your Data?

In parallel with the research data shared service, we are running an initiative with researchers from the pilot institutions, also known...

A Swiss Army Knife for RDM

Andrea Chiarelli works at Research Consulting Ltd, who won a competitive tender to build a research data management toolkit for Jisc....

Research Data Network event : trailer

We are really enjoying putting together the programme for our forthcoming Research Data Network event at the University of York in June....

IRUS for Data now works with Figshare

Institutions, researchers and research funders are increasingly seeing the sharing of research data as “business as usual”. There is a...

Science and Innovation 2016 Conference

On Tuesday last week, I was lucky enough to be the Jisc envoy – along with a few other Jisc colleagues and two project leads from...

Research data shared service project starts.