Freedom of Information: what's in it for researchers? - new RIN workshop

Added by Sarah on 02 July 2009 10:04

The RIN is holding an event on 14 September 2009 in Glasgow, to raise awareness of the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) as a tool for researchers and to aid understanding of the new access regime.

The day will cover how to use FOI to access records and information and how to make successful requests. The day is aimed at academic and other researchers, including journalists, librarians, archivists and policy makers.

Key speakers include:

  • Professor Duncan Tanner - Director, Welsh Institute for Social and Cultural Affairs, Bangor University
  • Sarah Hutchison - Head of Policy and Information, Scottish Information Commissioner
  • Bruno Longmore - Head of Government Records, National Archives of Scotland
  • Hugh Hagan - Senior Inspecting Officer Government Records Branch, National Archives of Scotland

For more information on the programme and to sign up for this free event, visit our events page.


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