Looking after your research dataCode: LIB201 , Offered By: Research Study Skills
This workshop will help you to get the most out of your data by keeping it safe and secure, organising, describing, archiving and sharing it, and by augmenting it with pre-existing data from a variety of sources. You will have the opportunity to put what you learn into practice by starting a data management plan for your own research.
Please note: this workshop will not include methods of data analysis or detailed advice on research ethics
All non-final-year doctoral researchers, ideally between 6 and 12 months into their PhD.
The key aims of the training are:
to introduce the concept of research data management (RDM)
to give you an overview of the current context and drivers for managing data
to help you start planning how you will look after your own data
to give you some practical data management tips to start using straight away
Participants will be able to:
assess the risk of losing or disclosing data and plan accordingly
organise and describe your data to help in finding, using and reusing it
search for data for reuse in your research area
discuss advantages, disadvantages and mechanisms for data sharing
write a simple data management plan for your research project
Seminar & discussion
There will be no formal assessment. We suggest you use the objectives and learning outcomes above to reflect on what you have learned in this session and record this in your DDP e-portfolio.
If you would like to know more about research data, visit the University's Research Data Management webpages or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Jen Smith
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