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Thu 8 Mar 2018
13:00 - 14:00

Venue: Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, Seminar Theatre 001

Provided by: Office of Scholarly Communication


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Software Licensing Workshop

Thu 8 Mar 2018


Have you produced your own software? Did you know you can decide how others can reuse and share it? Do you know that there are a range of licences that you could apply to your work that determine how it can be used?

This workshop will explore why you should licence your software clearly and how to do so. A range of different licences will be explained as well as tools that can help you decide. Join the Research Data Management Facility and Neil Chue Hong from the Software Sustainability Institute to talk in detail about software licences.

Target audience

Everyone is invited:

  • principal investigators
  • postdocs
  • research staff
  • administrative staff
  • students
  • librarians

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 8 Mar 2018   13:00 - 14:00 13:00 - 14:00 Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, Seminar Theatre 001 map Neil Chue Hong

Aims of the workshop:

  • Explain why licensing software is important
  • Increase awareness on the range of different licences available
  • Point to tools and resources that can help researchers decide which licence to choose
  • Answer any questions attendees have about licensing

Presentation from Neil Chue Hong followed by time for questions from the audience. Total duration 1 hour.

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