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Wellcome receives open-data recommendations

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Wellcome Trust grantees want their funder to do more to make data openly available, a trust-commissioned report has said.

Towards Open Research, compiled by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the UK Data Service, was commissioned by the trust as part of an investigation into researchers’ attitudes to open data.

The document is based on a survey carried out this summer, which took in the views of 583 researchers, a quarter of whom were Wellcome grant holders, and 22 participants in focus group discussions.

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