Cross-sector workshop, London, 11th December

Attended cross-sector workshop on research information – organised by Snowball project and hosted by Wellcome Trust in London.

Key outcome is that attendees want to see integrated systems across the sector …so enter data once and reuse.
CERIF and Cerif in Action mentioned and particularly the approach involving institutions, funders and suppliers ..a successful and effective partnership.
Barriers identified included the need to engage academic leaders and urge them to lobby funders and government to provide support to some basic practical infrastructure improvements … such funding the adoption of ORCID across the UK.