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Fri 23 Nov 2018
14:00 - 15:00

Venue: Department of Physics, Ryle Seminar Room

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Managing Your Research Data

Fri 23 Nov 2018

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

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

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 23 Nov 2018   14:00 - 15:00 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Physics, Ryle Seminar Room map George Cronin
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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