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February 18, 2011

Researchers: Don't fight the data-management battle alone

by Jonathan Tedds

What to do with data? Most academics have been trying to avoid the questions but they keep coming. Special issues in Nature and now Science highlight the excitement of new research paradigms in data mining, correlation and visualisation.

The bad news is that there are now very few who don’t worry about information overload and how to manage it all, from academic journals to micro-blogging, lab books to personal photo collections.

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Jonathan Tedds

Jonathan Tedds

Jonathan Tedds is a research fellow in astronomy and senior research liaison manager with IT Services at the University of Leicester. Twitter stream @intemple