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Managing Your Research Data


Description

This session introduces participants to the concept of research data and all the forms that it can take. It will then look at managing different types of data depending on its type, such as its sensitivity. Different storage methods are discussed as well as best practice approaches to avoid serious data loss during a research project. Effective data management approaches will be explored, as well as how to create a data management plan, before concluding with an overview of useful tools and services

This session will take place in the Pink Room. If this session is fully booked please join the waiting list - we will move venues if there is demand.

Target audience
  • All STEMM students
  • Other staff and students welcome
  • For further information please see our eligibility criteria
Objectives

Participants will be able assess their own research data management practices as well as giving examples of effective data management techniques, with an emphasis on backing up data

Participants will be able to locate useful sources of data management information within the University of Cambridge, as well as externally

Participants will be able to give examples of effective file naming conventions and structures

Format

Presentation, discussion

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