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Fri 11 Nov 2016
10:00 - 13:00

Venue: Clinical School, Addenbrookes, Bay 13, Room B

Provided by: Office of Scholarly Communication


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Research Data Management: Workshop (for GSLS PhD students)
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Fri 11 Nov 2016

Description

PREVENT RESEARCH DISASTERS THROUGH GOOD DATA MANAGEMENT

  • How much data would you lose if your laptop was stolen?
  • Have you ever emailed your colleague a file named 'final_final_versionEDITED'?
  • Do you know what your funder expects you to do with your research data?

As a researcher, you will encounter research data in many forms, ranging from measurements, numbers and images to documents and publications.

Whether you create, receive or collect this information, you will need to organise it.

Managing digital information properly is a complex issue. Doing it correctly from the start could save you a lot of time and hassle when preparing a publication or writing up your thesis.

Target audience
  • PhD students in the Graduate School of Life Sciences
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Fri 11 Nov 2016   10:00 - 13:00 10:00 - 13:00 Clinical School, Addenbrookes, Bay 13, Room B map Marta Teperek,  Rosie Higman
Topics covered
  • Strategies for backing up your computer
  • Strategies for naming and organising your files
  • Strategies for file exchange with collaborators
  • Funder requirements for making your digital information (or data) available
Format

Interactive workshop

Notes
  • Please bring your own internet-enabled device to this session
  • Tea and coffee will be provided
Duration

One session of three hours

Frequency

Four times a year


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