PGR workshops – Research Data Management

Date Information

Date Time
Wed, 19th November 2014 9:30am – 12:30pm

Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at early career researchers, although mid-career researchers would also benefit from the principles discussed.

Course Overview

Whilst the management of research data has always been important to the individual researcher, effective research data management is increasingly important within the whole research lifecycle for all disciplines. This session based around the structure of a data management plan, explores what research data management is, why it is important and introduces participants to the key concepts involved to enable them to incorporate best practice within their projects.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  1. Explore research data management (RDM) within the research lifecycle
  2. Recognise the key terms and concepts involved in RDM
  3. Identify the benefits and drivers for good data management
  4. Reflect on best practice for managing digital data effectively
  5. Discuss common elements of an effective data management plan
  6. Identify the support offered by IT Services and other Professional Services within the University
  7. Discuss the benefits and challenges of sharing data
  8. Meet and network with PGRs from across campus

This session maps to Research Development Framework – Domain C: Research governance and organisation. Sub-domain 1- Professional conduct; Sub-domain 2 – Research management


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