Curate and preserve

Introductory modules, offering an overview to data management and defining 'data' for a specific discipline.

Key resources are:

Resource Description Project Discipline Jorum link

Research data explained

[Online learning unit]

What constitutes research data. Includes case studies and quizzes to reinforce teaching. MANTRA

Geosciences

Clinical Psychology

Social Sciences

Research Data MANTRA online course

Introduction to research data management

[PPT slides, notes for tutors, handouts]

Introduction to range of data to be managed,a framework for managing research data (the data lifecycle) and a key tool (the research data management plan). Includes practical exercise on developing a data management plan based on a real scenario, and group discussion about the issues arise in managing research data, particularly for qualitative and health data. DATUM for Health Health Sciences DATUM for Health: Research data management training for health studies
Research data management training customised Google search engine Collection of existing Web-based resources (relevant to the project’s focus) identified from a literature review for use in teaching, learning and research. DATUM for Health Health Sciences DATUM for Health: Research data management training for health studies

Data curation lifecycle

[PPT slides, notes for tutors, handouts]

Introduction to DCC's data curation lifecycle model and its various stages. Includes checklist of things to consider at each stage, and group exercises and discussions on appraising and selecting data and records and on the students’ own data management plans. DATUM for Health Health Sciences DATUM for Health: Research data management training for health studies

Data for life: digital preservation for Health Sciences (Northumbria University/DPC roadshow)

[PPT slides, notes for tutors]

Introduction to digital preservation issues and approaches with case studies, plus focus on strategic issues of managing research data. Information on the wider research data management agenda beyond the PGR student. DATUM for Health Health Sciences DATUM for Health: Research data management training for health studies

Historical and conceptual issues and best practice

[PDF and PPT slides, audio recording, feedback data]

Explanation of scientific method with discipline-specific examples, consequences of not looking after data, initial things to consider and help available. Includes small group exercise around data loss and accessibility. DMTpsych Psychology DMTpsych: Data Management Training for the Psychological Sciences

Introducing art as research data

[Online learning unit]

Challenge of evidencing practice-as-research, who is likely to use creative arts research, benefits and threats. Includes arts data workflow and discipline-specific case studies. CAiRO Creative and performing arts Managing Creative Arts Research Data post graduate module

Creating and managing research data in archaeology: an overview

[PPT slides, presentation notes, exercise template forms]

Definition of digital data and related issues for archaeology, wider context, introduction to course. Includes exercise to define students' own research data. DataTrain Archaeology DataTrain: research data management training modules in Archaeology

Data lifecycles and management plans

[PPT slides, presentation notes, exercise template forms]

Introduction to data lifecycle and DCC's model, definition of jargon, DMPs and what they contain. Exercise drafting DMP in reverse order. DataTrain Archaeology DataTrain: research data management training modules in Archaeology

Project and professional data: data management on post-doctoral research projects and beyond

[PPT slides]

Discipline-specific module about different types of archaeology data, standards and code of conduct from Institute of Archaeologists, discussion of AHRC technical appendix. DataTrain Archaeology DataTrain: research data management training modules in Archaeology

An introduction to data management for Social Anthropology

[PPT slides, course notes, reading list]

Why data management is relevant, what digital data is, file structures, email, remote access, backup. DataTrain Social Anthropology DataTrain: research data management training modules in Social Anthropology