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.

An Introduction to Open Science

York, 27 October 2016
Open Science is the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable reuse, redistribution and reproduction of the research and its underlying data and methods. This half-day training course:

Introduction to Research Data Management

Aberdeen, 24 June 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.

Jisc Research Data Registry and Discovery Service: June Workshop

London, 16 June 2014
*Please note: registration is now closed for this event. Please contact Laura Molloy with any enquiries: laura.molloy [at]*

Advanced DMPonline: how to customise the tool for your institution

London, 12 July 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.

International Curation Education (ICE) Forum

London, 29 June 2011
The aim of the International Curation Education (ICE) Forum will be to provide an international meeting place for educators, trainers, students and practitioners of digital curation to: discuss, evaluate, swap knowledge, and potentially improve practice around:

The Patients Participate! Workshop

London, 17 June 2011
We now have more access than ever to scientific papers and summaries of biomedical and health research. Anyone with a computer and an internet connection can read the latest research results due to initiatives like UK PubMed Central which provides free access to scientific peer-reviewed papers.

IASSIST DMPonline workshop

Vancouver, 31 May 2011
In 2010 the US National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it will mandate the inclusion of a data management plan with all new funding applications. The NSF is not alone in its efforts to improve accountability for data management, and we are beginning to see Research Councils and funding bodies around the world seeking evidence that adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation have been considered from the earliest stages of any publicly-funded activity.

An introduction to Research Data Management for research support staff

Riga, 13 April 2016
While Open Access publishing is quite well established in most Universities, managing data to facilitate sharing is less well understood. This event wil

An introduction to Research Data Management for researchers

Riga, 14 April 2016
While Open Access publishing is quite well established in most Universities, managing data to facilitate sharing is less well understood. This event will provide an introduction to research data management (RDM) and sharing, including its drivers and benefits, and introduces a number of tools and resources that can be freely accessed in order to support these changes in practice.The session will also include an introduction to the European Commission’s Hor

I2S2 pre-RDMF workshop

5 May 2011
This half day workshop on 5th May, which precedes the sixth Research Data Management Forum (RDMF) on planning for research data management, commencing later that afternoon, will explore research data management challenges in a diverse range of contexts.