Workshops for digital curators

Effective digital curation allows the sharing of curated data among researchers and relies upon the UK research community as a whole developing data curation and preservation skills. 

To stimulate knowledge sharing throughout the higher education sector, the DCC co-ordinates a range of advocacy services nationwide – among them, our hugely popular workshops series. 

Further your knowledge of data curation

DCC workshops may combine case studies, presentations and/or interactive breakout sessions to explore some of the more complex issues affecting digital curators today. 

Places at our workshops fill up fast, and it’s a case of first come, first served. Bookmark this page or subscribe to our RSS feed or mailing list to stay informed about forthcoming workshops – and be sure to sign up for a space quickly to avoid disappointment.

Getting the most out of DMPonline

Manchester, 9 April 2019
This workshop is aimed at RDM support staff at institutions to show what can be done with DMPonline. The DCC team will introduce the core functionlity of the tool and hands-on sessions will demonstrate and let you try out key features.

Using DMPonline to support data management and FAIR data

Amsterdam, 13 March 2019
This event has now passed. If you attended, please give us feedback. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Data Management Plans and FAIR data are becoming commonplace in the Netherlands with both major funders - ZonMw and NWO - requiring data management and FAIR to be considered in grant applications.

An Introduction to Research Data Management

Birmingham, 20 January 2016
Good data management has increasingly become an expected element of high quality research. Funding body mandates are reflecting this change and they now place a greater emphasis on providing evidence of appropriate provision for data management and curation in grant applications. This half-day workshop will provide an introduction to the research data management landscape and will look at data sharing and data management planning in greater detail. The agenda will include a mixture of presentations and workshops, allowing opportunities for questions and discussion.

Introduction to Data Management Planning & DMPonline

London, 29 January 2015
The Wesley is located at 81-103 Euston Street, London, NW1 2EZ

Supporting Open Research in Horizon 2020

Amsterdam, 26 January 2017
This course is being run in collaboration with DANS and will introduce research managers to the concept of open research (including Open Access to publications and Open Data) and its implications for their work. The key requirements for Horizon 2020 projects will be discussed with particular focus on the implications to research of the expansion of the Open Data Pilot.

Developing Research Data Management Services

Amsterdam, 25 January 2017
As research data management is increasingly seen as a vital component of high-quality research, academics are looking to their institutions to provide support for activities which they lack the skills and resource to deliver themselves. The responsibility of institutions to provide support is being reflected in research funder mandates more explicitly. Coupled with this is the recognition that well-managed, visible research outputs, including data, are an asset both to researchers and their institutions.

Data management planning for researchers - University of Salford

2 July 2015
Research Councils and funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This half-day workshop provides an introduction to data management planning and DMPonline.  By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

Introduction to research data management for researchers - University of Glasgow

Glasgow, 21 November 2014
Research Councils and funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This half-day workshop provides an introduction to research data management and curation, the range of activities and roles that should be considered when planning and implementing new projects, and an overview of tools that can assist with curation activities.

Introduction to Research Data Management and Data Management Plans

Cardiff , 19 November 2014
An internal event run as part of the institutional engagement at Cardiff Metropolitan University. The morning session brought together staff from the research office, library & IT to discuss plans for an institutional RDM strategy. In the afternoon we held a training workshop for research administrators and researchers. This mainly focused on data management planning.