Workshops

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.

Advanced DMPonline

Ormskirk, 16 February 2016
This course will explain how the DMPonline tool for Data Management Planning can be customised by institutions. You will be introduced to the concept of templates and guidance used in the tool, and shown the range of options available for adding details of local requirements and support. The course will be based in a computer lab so the examples demonstrated can be tried out in practice.

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.

Managing Open Science

Bolzano, 12 January 2016
This course will introduce researchers and research managers to the concept of Open Science (Open Access to publications and Open Data) and its implications for their work. Practical steps that can be taken to help with the preparation of proposals (especially in Horizon 2020), as well as for the management of Open Data in research projects will be described. An exercise on writing a Data Management Plan (DMP) will give insights into what to include and offer feedback on proposed approaches.

Advanced DMPonline: how to customise the tool for your institution

Glasgow, 23 November 2015
This course will explain how the DMPonline tool for Data Management Planning can be customised by institutions. You will be introduced to the concepts of templates and guidance used in the tool, and shown the range of options available for adding details of local requirements and support. The course will be based in a computer lab so the examples demonstrated can be tried out in practice.

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:

RDM and Data Management Planning

9 June 2015
Funding bodies increasingly require evidence of appropriate plans for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This workshop will provide an overview to Data Management Planning and DMPonline, the DCC's web-based tool to help researchers write DMPs. We will give an introduction to Research Data Management and undertake a practical exercise on data management planning. Details will also be provided about RDM support available at the Open University. Objectives:

Introduction to data management planning, DMPonline, and planning for sustainability

Newcastle, 11 May 2015
In light of recent funding body mandates, many UK HEIs are working to develop and implement research data management systems, services and support. The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a half-day workshop to provide an introduction to data management planning and DMPonline, the DCC's web-based tool to help researchers write DMPs. We will demonstrate DMPonline and profile the options available for customising the tool.

Introduction to data management planning for support staff - Imperial College London

London , 27 April 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:

Digital Curation Webinars: we are running 3 webinars on a range of topics this April and May...

13 April - 27 May 2015
The DCC is running a series of free, online training sessions covering a wide range of curation-related topics. These brief sessions will last for one hour and will provide participants with an introduction to some of the current issues, some examples of emerging good practice and an overview of tools and approaches.

Introduction to Research Data Management

Brighton , 23 February 2015
Funding bodies increasingly require evidence of appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This half-day workshop provides an introduction to the research data management landscape and will look at data sharing and data management planning in more detail. By the end of this workshop participants will be able to: