Webinar: Data management basics
2 November 2017
Online, 15.00 - 16.00 GMT
This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about data management. Data management is essential to make sure that well organised, well documented, high quality and shareable research data result from your research project. This webinar provides an overview of how to manage, document, store and safeguard research data well and how to plan and implement good data management in research projects, with a view to optimising data sharing.
We will discuss the key essential processes: documenting your data; formatting and organising your data; storing your data, including data transfer, encryption, and file sharing; ethical and legal issues in data sharing and handling confidential information; writing a data management plan for research grants.
The webinar will consist of a 40 minute presentation followed by 20 minutes for questions.
Presenter: Scott Summers
Experience/knowledge required: None
Target audience: Anyone interested in data management